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Archived Since:March 3, 2011

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Russian plane crash: world famous choir amongst the dead

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

A Russian military plane with 92 people on board, including members of the world-famous Alexandrov army choir – has crashed into the Black Sea. The aircraft came down minutes after taking off from the town of Sochi on its way to Russia’s air base in Syria. The Russian president Vladimir Putin has declared a national…

The Amish and Donald Trump

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The Amish of America famously shun television, cars, mobile phones, glitz, glamour or any hint of celebrity. So how come so many of them like the embodiment of all the above – President-elect Trump?

Last rebel fighters leave Aleppo

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

After five years of brutal conflict the Syrian Army declares Aleppo is back under their control. The last rebel fighters have left the city but the war is far from over.

Debate: Peter Neumann & Rukmini Callimachi

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Joining us from Munich in Germany is Peter Neumann, Professor of Security Studies at King’s College, London and joining us from New York is Rukmini Callimachi, Foreign Correspondent for The New York Times.

Berlin manhunt intensifies

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The manhunt for a 24-year-old Tunisian man continues all over Germany as fingerprints on the lorry used in the attack confirm his identity and Chancellor Merkel defends German security services amid accusations of deadly blunders.

Obama takes action on climate

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

It’s less than a month now before climate change sceptic Donald Trump takes over the White House.He won the US presidential election partly on a platform of using more fossil fuels with fewer environmental rules. Now President Obama has announced climate protections which his successor might not be able to reverse.

Aleppo evacuations resume

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

To Syria, where, in the last few hours, buses have resumed the evacuation of civilians, doctors and rebels from East Aleppo after they’d endured a punishing 24 hour wait in freezing conditions.

Berlin interview: Sergey Lagodinsky

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Interview with Sergey Lagodinsky, who’s a fellow of the Global Public Policy Institute, specialising in legal, political and security issues.

Berlin attack: manhunt under way

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

An international manhunt is under way tonight for a Tunisian man in connection with Monday’s truck attack on a Berlin market. An identity document for the man, named by prosecutors as Anis Amri, was found in the cab of the lorry which killed 12 people and injured 50 more.

Marine A: Patrick Hennessey interview

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Interview with the lawyer and former army captain, Patrick Hennessey, who served in Afghanistan.

Marine A: first TV interview with his former commanding officer

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

A marine serving a life sentence for the murder of an injured Afghan fighter has been refused bail pending a re-hearing of his trial. Sergeant Alexander Blackman had his case referred for appeal after new evidence came to light about his mental health at the time of the killing. But tonight this programme has new…

Channel 4 News headlines, Wed 21 Dec

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The British marine who shot dead a wounded Afghan fighter is denied bail. Tonight his former commander reveals the missed warning signs and lack of leadership over the whole unit.

Marine A: missed warnings and a lack of leadership – the untold story of Sgt Blackman’s unit

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Sergeant Blackman’s former commanding officer reveals to Channel 4 News the untold story of warnings issued about the disgraced marine's unit, a lack of leadership and how "more could have been done in advance to avoid” the tragic outcome.

A year of living dangerously

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

It didn’t take long after last night’s attack for the backlash to begin: a clamour of protests about Angela Merkel’s open-door policy towards migrants and refugees.This has, after all, been a year when the fear of terror attacks has haunted Europe, a year which has also seen the rise of the populist right.

Berlin attack: police release man

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

The only man arrested after last night’s Christmas market attack in Berlin was released within the last hour, as police said they didn’t have enough evidence, admitting “we may still have a dangerous criminal out there”.

Russia, Iran and Turkey discuss Syria

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Russia, Iran and Turkey say they’re ready to broker a deal to end the Syrian war after talks in Moscow held without the United States or the UN. The meeting went ahead despite yesterday’s assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey by an off-duty police officer who shouted “don’t forget Aleppo”.

FactCheck: Eva Bartlett’s claims about Syrian children

3 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Perhaps the simpler explanation is the more likely one: children really are being orphaned in Syria, or left wounded and distressed, and those children are now being wrongly accused of involvement in an elaborate conspiracy.

Debate: trade deals in a post-Brexit world

4 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

We speak with Australia's High Commissioner Alexander Downer, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg and French political commentator Agnes Poirier about the merits and drawbacks of doing deals in a post-Brexit world.

Brexit: hopes for Australian trade deal

4 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

If the world's major institutions are looking distinctly creaky, so too is the European Union, heading for an uncertain future after Brexit. Britain's hopes of forging new, independent relationships with the rest of the world were given a boost by Australia, whose high commissioner to the UK promised a new trade deal would be reached quickly.

Yemen: British-made weapons used by Saudis

4 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Cluster bombs supplied by Britain have been used by Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen, where many civilians have been killed and injured in the fighting between rebels and government forces. Jon Snow speaks with former International Development Minister Sir Desmond Swayne.

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