Lindsey Hilsum 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 Taliban’s reclusive leader has declared that the group would never bow to America, even if the US dropped a nuclear bomb on Afghanistan.
Gunfire and explosions were heard in the Afghan capital Kabul – as Taliban rulers held their first major gathering since seizing power in August last year.
Three thousand Islamic scholars and Taliban leaders will gather for policy talks in the Afghan capital Kabul tomorrow – and high on their agenda will be girls’ education and forming a more inclusive government – issues which the international community is putting pressure on the Taliban.
The Taliban deputy leader has appealed for international aid as Afghanistan struggles to cope with the thousands left injured and homeless by Wednesday’s earthquake.
In Afghanistan emergency aid is beginning to reach the remote mountainous area which was hit in the early hours of Wednesday morning by a huge 6.1 magnitude earthquake.
“Ukraine belongs to the European family.” That was the message from European leaders in Kyiv today.
Police in Brazil say they are questioning a suspect in connection with the disappearance of the British journalist Dom Phillips and an Indigeneous affairs official.
“Death to the dictator”, “death to Khamenei” they chant on the streets of Abadan in western Iran.
The first Russian soldier to be tried for war crimes has appeared in a court in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv today.
While Europe rushes to shore up its defences and maintain a united front against Russia, in Ukraine the long weeks of conflict show no sign of coming to an end.
As President Putin commemorated the end of a war 77 years ago, the war he started in Ukraine less than three months back rages on with no end in sight.
Lindsey Hilsum is in Zaporizhzhia where the last civilians evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant are due to arrive.
While Western governments help Ukraine resist Russian forces by pouring in weapons, the reality on the frontline is brutal. Russia is pummelling Ukrainian soldiers in the east with heavy artillery.
Lindsey Hilsum is in Pokrovsk in the eastern Donetsk region.
Russia is complaining the West is stuffing Ukraine with weapons, but for people here what worries them is the weapons coming in from the other side. We spoke to the governor of the Donetsk Region, Pavlo Kyrylenko, and asked him what he thought was the greatest danger for the people in Donetsk.