Lindsey Hilsum’s is Channel 4 News International Editor, and has covered many of the conflicts of recent years including in Syria, Ukraine and the Arab Spring.
She was in Baghdad for the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, and in Belgrade for the 1999 NATO bombing. In 1994, she was the only English-speaking correspondent in Rwanda when the genocide began.
She has won awards from the Royal Television Society and BAFTA amongst others, and received the 2017 Patron’s Medal from the Royal Geographical Society.
She has just published a biography: “In Extremis - the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin”.
Her last book, “Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution”, was described by the Observer as “an account with historical depth to match dramatic reportage.”
The new epicentre for coronavirus is Latin America where cases have been rising rapidly.
An escalating death toll and soaring infection rates have made Brazil one of the most virus-affected countries in the world.
In Brazil, the number of coronavirus fatalities has risen by almost 1,000 in a day bringing the total number of deaths to nearly 29,000.
The Brazilian President is struggling to explain why his country is fast becoming one of the worst casualties of the virus.
The World Health Organization declared this week that the central and south America have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
In Zimbabwe, three female opposition MDC activists have been charged for taking part in a demonstration.
More than 20,000 people have now died with coronavirus in Brazil – making the South American country the new epicentre of the pandemic.
In normal times, when the World Health Assembly meets in Geneva each year the direction it sets for the World Health Organization (WHO) does not exactly make the front pages.
A Rwandan millionaire accused of financing the genocide against the Tutsis in 1994 has been arrested after 23 years on the run. Felicien Kabuga, who’s 84, was detained early this morning in a Paris suburb where he’d been staying under a false identity. He’s been indicted by the International Crimininal Tribunal for Rwanda on several…
Optimism about a further easing of lockdown on Monday has been tempered by fear of a second wave.
Our International Editor, Lindsey Hilsum, is in Bergamo, Italy – the worst affected place in Europe where the epidemic peaked in March, and had been subsiding.
Weeks of lockdown combined with a banking collapse have plunged almost half the population of Lebanon into poverty.
Venezuela’s president claims to have foiled an old fashioned coup attempt, brandishing a pair of US passports.
Today the Chinese denied what they said were “groundless accusations.”
South Korean military officials have confirmed that their troops exchanged fire earlier today with North Korean soldiers across the world’s most heavily fortified border.