Paraic O'Brien is a Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Paraic's investigations include the multi-award winning "Bruce Lee, King of Romania's Sewers", a searing film about the subterranean life of Bucharest's drug addicts. His expose of how the global online game Habbo Hotel was putting children at risk, resulted in a mass exodus of investors. His investigation into the death of Alois Dvorzac in a British detention centre exposed serious flaws in the immigration system.
He was the first TV reporter on the ground in Brixton and Croydon as the riots broke out in 2011. He also once had a minor altercation with Russell Brand.
Before joining Channel 4 News he worked at the BBC as an investigations reporter for BBC London News and Newsnight on occasion. Prior to that he was a community worker in Ireland and south London.
In the West Bank tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have been a fact of life for decades.
President Biden says the sanctions against Russia are in response to “aggression abroad and repression at home.”
Alexei Navalny’s mother has said she’s been shown his body, and accused authorities of planning a ‘secret’ funeral for her son.
Since the war in Gaza began, the Iranian backed Houthi rebels in Yemen have been firing missiles and drones at Israel.
We have to live by the rule – you either work or you fight. A stark choice laid out by Volodymyr Zelenksyy – at a time fraught with political and military challenges.
Since Israel doesn’t allow journalists independent access into Gaza – much of the news has come from local Palestinian reporters: more than 70 of them have allegedly been killed by Israeli forces.
The militant Islamic State group says it carried out yesterday’s twin bomb attack in Iran which left more than 80 people dead and hundreds of others injured.
More than a hundred people were killed and scores of others were injured when two explosions went off at a memorial ceremony for a prominent Iranian general in the southern city of Kerman.
Russia has launched another massive missile and drone assault on Ukraine – targeting its two biggest cities, Kyiv and Kharkiv.
There’s been no let up in Israeli strikes on Gaza, with 35 Palestinians killed today according to hospital officials.
It’s been another deadly day in Gaza. The Hamas-controlled health ministry says 195 Palestinians were killed in the last 24 hours.
For the first time since Hamas’s attack in October – the UN Security Council has agreed a resolution on the Gaza war – calling for the delivery of humanitarian aid to be urgently speeded up – and for the immediate release of all hostages.
Hungary has blocked fifty billion euros in new funding for Ukraine, just hours after the EU agreed to start new membership talks with Ukraine and Moldova.
Israel’s military has shifted the focus of its offensive to the crowded southern half of Gaza.
Truce negotiations between Israel and Hamas, which is a designated terrorist organisation in the UK, have reached a “dead end” according to Israel’s intelligence agency.