As the Taliban attack high profile targets in Kabul, the UK’s former special representative to Afghanistan tells Channel 4 News it reveals the “folly of a military-only approach.”
Rapper Guvna B pleads for young people to stop rioting but says he understands how deprivation can lead to violent depravity.
Tottenham in north London is described as a “war” zone after overnight riots triggered by the shooting of a local man by police. One rioter tells Channel 4 News “this has been coming” for some time.
Tottenham MP David Lammy says it is “important our community remains calm” after a man was shot dead during an operation by police. A friend of Mark Duggan told Channel 4 News there may be unrest.
Exclusive: As the Sri Lankan war approached its endgame, 130,000 civilians were trapped along a small strip of beach. An eyewitness recalls the bloodshed that followed and how civilians were targeted.
The US gives $28 million in aid but says the money won’t be used in rebel-held famine regions, unless it receives assurances from militants. Channel 4 News talks to the head of the UN in Somalia.
The head of the UN in Somalia exclusively tells Channel 4 News he is “not sure the population can survive until the end of the year” unless urgent action is taken, amid the worst drought in 20 years.
A senior French diplomat tells Channel 4 News a weapon drop to rebel-held areas was a legally-justified move to protect civilians, and that France won’t rule out deploying more arms in the future.
As troops leave Afghanistan defence experts tell Channel 4 News securing the violent eastern border with Pakistan will become a priority, and that may include the use of more unmanned drone strikes.
As Syrian forces mass ever nearer to the Turkish border forcing ‘more than a thousand’ refugees to flee north, a witness tells Channel 4 News Assad’s forces are now blocking routes to the border.
A fleeing refugee tells Channel 4 News of “total genocide” and sexual violence allegedly committed by Syrian soldiers in and around the besieged city of Jisr al-Shughour.
An activist in Syria tells Channel 4 News that the army are indiscriminately shelling villages surrounding the city of Jisr al-Shughour, as dozens more are killed in protests across the country.
Amnesty International reveals to Channel 4 News that it has the names of 77 children killed in the recent violence, plus reports of a third child tortured to death.
Syrian troops with tanks are believed to be moving on the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughur after the Assad regime vowed ‘firm retribution’ on ‘armed groups’ who they say killed 120 soldiers.
Just weeks before Sudan’s partition, up to 80,000 people flee Abyei after it was seized by the North. The UN’s Force Commander in Sudan tells Channel 4 News of his “great concern” at the suffering.