• Published on 25 Jul 2017 Sections Israel

    Israel has dismantled metal detectors at a holy site in Jerusalem, following widespread protests by Palestinians. They were installed along with security cameras after two Israeli police officers guarding the site were shot dead by Arab Israelis, sparking a week of mass protests and further bloodshed on both sides. Muslim leaders, though, are still urging…

  • Published on 25 Jul 2017 Sections Politics, United States

    Bre Payton, a political reporter for the conservative website, The Federalist, and Versha Sharma, a senior correspondent for the liberal digital news platform, Now This, discuss Donald Trump’s relationship with his Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

  • Published on 25 Jul 2017 Sections Politics, United States

    “You’re probably right.” That’s the answer Donald Trump’s new communications chief gave when asked whether the President wants his Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. Such is the precariousness of Mr Sessions’ position tonight, with his boss tweeting about how weak he is. The White House dysfunction is distracting lawmakers from another crucial issue –…

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections United States

    “All of my actions were proper, I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so,” Jared Kushner has declared in a rare public statement at the White House within the last hour. Mr Kushner, who’s one of Donald Trump’s closest advisers as well as his…

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections Poland

    Former Polish minister Radoslaw Sikorski talks about Andrzej Duda’s decision to veto a controversial law to replace supreme court judges with government nominees. Is it a victory for people power, or did the threat of EU sanctions carry the day?

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections Poland

    In the name of justice and the rule of law, the Polish president has blocked two out of three controversial judicial reforms which have sparked eight days of mass protests across the country. The president said he was rejecting proposals backed by MPs, one to replace supreme court justices with government nominees, and another giving parliament the…

  • Published on 23 Jul 2017 Sections Culture

    Filmaker Yance Ford’s brother was fatally shot in 1992 and his latest film “Strong Island” is a powerful, personal and poignant exploration of the terrible consequences it had on him and his family.

  • Published on 22 Jul 2017 Sections UK

    Two US breakfast show hosts targeted by President Trump in a bizarre Twitter tirade have told Channel 4 News that everything he said was false. Trump lashed out at MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, claiming they had “spoken badly of him”.

  • Published on 22 Jul 2017 Sections India

    We report on how Bollywood is using songs, romance and comedy – to tackle one of India’s most serious development issues, the lack of proper toilets. It’s a problem that’s also had a serious impact on women’s safety across India.

  • Published on 22 Jul 2017 Sections Poland

    The US journalist, who has written extensively on eastern Europe, says the Polish government’s plans to remove the country’s independent judiciary is “illegal” and a direct challenge to the European Union.

  • Published on 22 Jul 2017 Sections Poland

    Tens of thousands have protested – with rallies and candle-lit vigils – even the former Solidarity leader Lech Walesa addressed crowds in Gdansk in scenes reminiscent of the 1980’s. But, so far, to no avail.

  • Published on 19 Jul 2017 Sections Politics, United States

    He moved seats during a dinner at the G20 to sit next to Vladimir Putin. But what Donald Trump talked about with the Russian leader in this hitherto undisclosed meeting, we shall probably never know. The only other person present was a Russian translator. Mr Trump called the media speculation about the meeting “sick”.

  • Published on 18 Jul 2017 Sections Politics, Science, United States

    The Trump travel ban is still stalled before the courts. Afghanistan was not on the list of Muslim-majority countries affected by the ban, but a group of young roboticists from that country has become a cause celebre. They had a very diffcult journey to the US. We went along to meet them when they began…

  • Published on 15 Jul 2017 Sections Turkey

    Turkey is holding a series of events to mark the first anniversary of a failed coup, in which at least 260 people died. President Erdogan will unveil a memorial on Istanbul’s Bosphorous bridge, where protestors resisted the efforts of an army faction trying to drive the Government and the President from power. In the continuing…

  • Published on 14 Jul 2017 Sections Israel

    Two Israeli police officers have died after they were attacked by gunmen near one of Jerusalem’s holiest shrines. The three attackers were shot dead by police near the Temple Mount compound, also known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. Friday’s noon prayers had to be cancelled for the first time in years. Israel’s Prime Minister…