• Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections Philippines, Politics

    Donald Trump might want his opponents to shut up, but in the Philippines they risk getting locked up.This morning President Duterte’s highest profile critic, opposition leader Leila de Lima, was arrested on drug trafficking charges after an all-night vigil at her office.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections Mexico, Politics, United States

    What’s happening right now along that 1,900 mile border, to those who hoped to follow their American dream and escape to a new life? Guillermo Galdos has been out with the US border patrol and finding that the situation along the frontier may already be changing.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections Politics, United States

    The era of empty talk is over, Donald Trump declared, promising to begin work on his campaign pledges and repeating his attacks on the media – this time, claiming anonymous sources should be banned.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections North Korea

    Sue Mi Terry, a former CIA analyst on North Korea who also served as director for Korea and Japan at the US National Security Council.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections North Korea

    The assassins of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, used the world’s deadliest nerve agent to kill him, according to Malaysian police.

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections UK

    Britain has spent £450m subsidising power stations to burn American wood pellets that are as bad for the environment as the coal they replaced. That’s the findings of a new report by a former Government adviser who questions years of environmental policy. Earlier we spoke to the author of the report – the former Government…

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections United States

    Donald Trump’s government has overturned guidance which allowed transgender pupils to use toilets matching their gender identity. The rules which were issued by his predecessor Barack Obama, had been hailed as a victory for transgender rights.

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections

    Iraq’s second city is both symbolically and financially crucial for the Islamic State group as much of their income comes in taxes they impose there. Last month US-backed Iraqi forces took control of the city’s east. Today’s gains signal a breakthrough in their battle for the western half, as Diana Magnay reports.

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Net migration has dropped below three hundred thousand for the first time in two years. The new total of 273,000 is a fall of 49,000 from the previous year and a jump in the number of eastern Europeans leaving the country is partly responsible.

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections UK

    Ministers have said former Guantanamo Bay detainees could lose the financial settlements paid to them if they have breached legal agreements with the Government. It’s a move designed to curb criticism over the payment made to the British suicide bomber Jamal al Harith. Tonight his wife Shukee Begum tells us what he may have done…

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections Syria, UK

    The British man who Isis claim carried out a suicide attack in Iraq earlier this week, ‘may have’ used taxpayers’ money to fund his extremist activities, his wife told Channel 4 News.

  • Published on 21 Feb 2017 Sections

    The refugee crisis is a modern problem of biblical proportions, with the UN estimating that more than 65m people are displaced by war or persecution. In his latest attempt to document this desperate human struggle, contemporary artist Richard Mosse has turned to a powerful military grade camera that detects body heat from over 30km away.

  • Published on 21 Feb 2017 Sections Afghanistan, Iraq

    A photograph released by the Islamic State group of a British suicide bomber in Mosul shows British ex-Guantanamo detainee Jamal Al-Harith.

  • Published on 20 Feb 2017 Sections UK

    Britain’s growing Muslim population has become a section of society scrutinised more than any other. As the number of Muslims in the UK reaches three million, fears of British Muslims living increasingly separate lives frequently dominate the news agenda. Channel 4’s new series Extremely British Muslims provides an eye-opening view of British Muslim life, through…

  • Published on 19 Feb 2017 Sections

    One of Japan’s biggest rock stars talks about the turbulent history of his band X Japan.