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.”
Hungary’s Prime Minister has secured sweeping new powers giving his government the unlimited right to rule by decree during the coronavirus crisis. Opposition figures said it means Hungarian democracy is now in quarantine.
When even the hospitals of wealthy nations are pushed to the brink, what might happen in war-torn Syria?
The number of cases in Italy continues to rise, especially in the northern Lombardy region which has seen more than 4,000 deaths to date.
There are now more than 250,000 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide and just over 87,000 patients have recovered.
Sanctions on Iran strengthened even in wake of coronavirus outbreak
The British Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is among thousands of prisoners who’ve been temporarily released from prison in Iran because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to her husband. The Foreign Secretary urged the Iranian regime to ensure Ms Zaghari Ratcliffe was given any necessary medical care.
Italian hospitals are at their absolute limit, with hundreds more deaths reported daily, and huge challenges in caring for those infected.
In Iran, the authorities have warned people that they have 24 hours to get off the streets, or the army will force them home.
As China’s President visits Wuhan on a victory tour, our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum takes a look at one of the controversial measures China is using to track its quarantined citizens
Iran’s Health Ministry has updated the number of people who’ve died there to 237 , but there are fears that the total may be much higher.
The world health organisation has described this as ‘uncharted territory’ – as nations rush to contain the spread of the virus – as well as containing public fears. In the last hour – Italy said 24 people have died in the last 24 hours – taking the total deaths there to 79.
The coronavirus is spreading, with Pakistan being the latest to declare its first cases – and so is fear of the unknown.
Channel 4 News has obtained secret audio recordings by Rwanda’s best known gospel singer who died in recent days, allegedly in prison.
Syrian government forces are continuing to make gains in their campaign to end the country’s eight-year conflict by eliminating the last remaining insurgents.
China’s President Xi Jinping has made a rare appearance on the streets of Beijing – wearing a protective face mask as he greeted residents and staff at a hospital in the capital.