Secunder Kermani is an award-winning journalist and a Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
He is one of the few foreign journalists to have reported inside rebel-held territory in Myanmar, where a brutal civil war is raging, and also recently interviewed former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan after his release from jail.
Since joining Channel 4 News last year, he has covered major stories in Brazil, Israel and the Palestinian Territories and Japan. Secunder was previously the BBC’s Pakistan and Afghanistan Correspondent where he played a leading role in covering the rise to power of the Taliban.
German authorities say an alleged former member of the disbanded left-wing Red Army Faction group has been arrested after more than 30 years on the run.
There’s a new claim by supporters of the late Russian opposition figure, Alexei Navalny today – they believe he was killed ahead of a planned prisoner swap between Moscow and Western governments.
Alexei Navalny “was so many things Putin was not: brave, principled and dedicated to building a Russia where the rule of law existed” – the words of President Biden on Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, whose death was announced today.
Political parties in Pakistan have been locked in coalition talks today – following an election that’s only increased instability.
The final results are in, but it’s still unclear who will govern Pakistan after a controversial and polarising general election.
“Elections are not a zero-sum competition of winning and losing” – so says the Head of Pakistan’s Army after an election where TWO former Prime Ministers have claimed victory.
First he claimed victory, but now Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif says he will seek to form a coalition government after independent candidates linked to his jailed rival won more seats in Thursday’s election.
In Pakistan, mobile phone services were suspended throughout the entire country today as voters cast their ballots in an election which has been dominated by an unprecedented crackdown on the party of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Bombs have torn through two election offices in southwest Pakistan – killing at least 26 people, a day before the country elects a new parliament.
Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been sentenced to another 10 years in jail after he was accused of exposing state secrets. Journalists and some of Mr Khan’s lawyers were denied access to the court – held inside the prison where he’s been serving a three year sentence on corruption charges. Mr Khan, who’s…
Russia has accused Ukraine of shooting down a military transport plane – which they claimed had 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war on board. The regional governor said the plane came down in a field, near the city of Belgorod – claiming there were no survivors.
Funerals have been taking place in Israel today for the 21 Israeli soldiers killed in a single incident in Gaza – in what’s been the deadliest day for Israel since their ground invasion began. For Palestinians, the daily death toll has been unrelenting, as officials said almost 200 people were killed yesterday alone – including…
Fierce fighting has engulfed Gaza’s southern city of Khan Younis today, with gun battles in the streets and an intensive bombing campaign from the sky.
In Gaza, aid destined for Israeli hostages who are being held by Hamas – and for ordinary families living in the middle of a severe humanitarian crisis – is being delivered following a joint Qatari-French deal announced yesterday. But Israel’s onslaught has continued, and regional tensions are continuing to rise, with Iran now having launched…
In Gaza, Hamas has released a video they say shows the bodies of 2 Israeli hostages, who they claim were killed in Israeli strikes. The video comes after one yesterday, which featured the same hostages alive, with the message that their fate would be revealed today.