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A meeting in the City of London, due to have been addressed on Wednesday morning by the president of Sri Lanka, has been cancelled, owing to concerns over policing amid the threat of large demonstrations by Tamil rights groups.
???Which world capital is most likely to provide a breakthrough in the global response to the violence in Syria? Some would say Moscow, but I am plumping for Ankara.
Bashar and Asma al-Assad, Syria’s one-time golden couple, beguiled the West, then betrayed their own people. In the aftermath of the Houla massacre, Channel 4 News's Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller considers evidence of President Assad's personal responsibility for crimes against humanity.
Channel 4 News Asia Correspondent John Sparks blogs on the fate of Chen Guangcheng's family - the Chinese dissident's nephew is in jail and could face the death penalty.
Jonathan Rugman finds in Greece that the people prefer to believe they can keep the way of life they have grown accustomed to and have it financed with other people's money.
For a group of undercover policemen, they were certainly fashionably dressed.
Jonathan Miller blogs on his experiences in Baku ahead of Eurovision and says we should expect the unexpected over the coming days.
The Chinese government is always accusing the Dalai Lama of courting media attention, but in London this morning he was avoiding the questions which would guarantee coverage.
"According to the law, every Chinese citizen is entitled to a passport and is free to travel overseas as they wish. The reality, however, is that certain individuals hidden behind the invisible screen of the Chinese security apparatus decide if this law applies or not."
China and the US have been negotiating over Chen Guangcheng's future after the self-educated lawyer sought the protection of the Americans in their embassy last week. As part of a still-evolving deal, the dissident may go the US to study - if the Chinese agree to let him go.
Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, France's two presidential candidates, both talk of change - but what they are actually engaged in, blogs Jonathan Rugman, is the business of preservation.
The publication online of documents seized at Osama bin Laden's house underlines the gulf between western and jihadi thinking.
International Editor Lindsey Hilsum blogs on the diplomatic implications of the United States's decision to protect the blind dissident lawyer, Chen Guangcheng.
John Sparks blogs on Aung San Suu Kyi's decision to back down in a dispute over the wording of the country’s parliamentary oath.
The question now is will al-Qaeda, with its new North African leadership, be able to capitalise on the politcal instability which follows revolution?
Channel 4 News International Editor, Lindsey Hilsum, on blind Chinese activist, Chen Guangcheng, and how he gave 100 armed police the slip
Chiranuch Premchaiporn faces a jail-term of up to 50 years prison for "defaming, insulting, or threatening" Thailand’s royal family under the country’s ultra-strict "lese-majeste" laws.
Jonathan Rugman asks whether this really is the end for Nicolas Sarkozy and what that could mean for France.
Channel 4 News International Editor Lindsey Hilsum blogs on the case of Shin Dong-hyuk, who escaped from a North Korean prison camp.
Channel 4 News foreign correspondent, Jonathan Miller, gives a personal account of his and colleagues' recent arrest, detention and deportation from Bahrain.