The Kurdish YPG were hailed heroes in the fight against Islamic State. But one Brit who fought alongside them says that Turkey’s crackdown on Kurdish separatists will put their entire mission at risk.
Islamic State has gained new momentum, capturing territory as it approaches the capitals of Syria and Iraq. With countries meeting in Paris to discuss combating IS, can its advance be halted?
The Tories have swept to power with an unexpected majority and the resignation of their three rival leaders. With such a mandate, what might the second term look like? Channel 4 News asked experts.
Labour promises an “immediate review” into the MoD’s use of a controversial anti-malarial drug after new figures show the scale of mental health problems among veterans prescribed Lariam.
Britain has flown 35 military advisers to Ukraine to help fight pro-Russian separatists – with America set to follow suit. But what can the British army offer that Ukraine doesn’t have already?
London is a global haven for criminal financial activity – with billions of pounds laundered through British banks each day, according to the head of the UK’s National Crime Agency.
The lawyer for a Guantanamo inmate says fear after the Paris attacks risks giving governments a licence to implement the sort of anti-terror legislation that saw her client wrongly detained.
A rabbi’s proposal for European Jews to be able to carry guns in the wake of the Paris terror attacks is “divisive and dangerous”, leading Jewish figures tell Channel 4 News.
‘Je suis Charlie’ became the rallying call for those who stand together in defiance and solidarity. But as Paris reflects on the tragedies of last week, Kunal Dutta asks: is it still appropriate?
It was the chancellor’s big autumn giveaway. Now many warn that cuts to stamp duty could have the opposite effect: increasing house prices and leaving more people frozen out of home ownership.
Prince Harry lures celebrities including Nicole Sherzinger, Ricky Hatton and Paloma Faith to “spill a secret”, encouraging Aids sufferers to speak out and seek support on World Aids Day.
Labour appears to have sleepwalked into a leadership crisis. But how likely are claims of a new leader to replace him before the 2015 general election? And who might replace him?
Iraqi pilots are defecting and training Islamic State to fly MiG fighter planes, observers say. But how real is the prospect of an IS air force?
Isis is urging followers to carry out public beheadings, says Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. How did the country become a target and how do counter-terrorism officials respond?
At least 500 Britons are thought to have taken up arms in Syria and Iraq, while only a dozen American-born nationals have been identified as Islamic State fighters. What is behind the difference?