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Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor, and author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution.

'Thursday night was riot night' at Bassingbourn base

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. "Libyans ran riot" on the Bassingbourne barracks where they were supposed to be trained as soldiers, a whistleblower tells International Editor Lindsey Hilsum. See her report in full at 7pm.

Life in Aleppo’s ruins: ‘We’ve had enough of dying, sitting at home, having no fun. We want to dance’

theguardian.com — They dance to Gangnam Style at the daytime disco in Aleppo. The lights strobe as Psy's 2012 hit blasts out and a young woman with tattooed arms and a ripped T-shirt roars out the lyrics. Dry ice fills the basement of the Dedeman Hotel, which luckily is not experiencing one of Aleppo's daily power cuts.

The battle for Aleppo - video

channel4.com — International Editor Lindsey Hilsum is given a tour around Aleppo, Syria. Some areas are still in the hands of the Free Syrian Army, but they are squeezed between IS militants and the Syrian regime.

Living with war in Aleppo - video

channel4.com — Syria's second city has seen some of the fiercest fighting of the civil war, but some people living there just want to forget the carnage, whatever way they can.

Lindsey Hilsum: It is sobering to see how war has taken hold in Ukraine

newstatesman.com — I have just returned from my fourth visit to Ukraine this year. In February, I started off in Lviv, in the far west, and ended up in Crimea in the south - which, by the time I left, had been annexed by Russia. History moves fast these days.

Without Scotland, Will the UK Lose Its Cool?

mashable.com — At every checkpoint in eastern Ukraine rebels in teeshirts and combats, khaki bandanas around their heads, kalashnikovs slung across their shoulders, demanded to see our documents. "Scottish television!" we would cry as we showed our British passports.

Evidence of Russian presence in Ukraine - video

channel4.com — A million people have now fled the conflict in Ukraine, according to the United Nations - as Kiev accused Russia of bolstering an invasion force.

Libya's descent: extremists fight for control - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. In 2011 they were all revolutionaries trying to overthrow Gaddafi. Now, says Lindsey Hilsum, Islamists are battling secularists for control in Libya - and the west is ignoring the country's implosion.

Is Libya now a failed state? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The capital's airport has now fallen into the hands of the Misrata militia allied with jihadi extremists. Once hailed the success of the Arab Spring, is Libya tearing itself apart?

Why is Russia sending 'aid convoy' to Ukraine? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Russia is sending 280 aid vehicles to eastern Ukraine bearing food, generators and medicine to help the hundreds of thousands pro-Russian citizens - but is there a more sinister motive?
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Dec 20, 2014

RT @Channel4News: We're on air at 4pm today - @cathynewman will have the latest on the Sony cyber-attack, and shoppers hit the streets for 'Panic Saturday'.

Dec 19, 2014

RT @WilliamsJon: 2014 most difficult & dangerous year to be journalist: 220 colleagues in jail, 58 killed around world #FreeThePress http:/…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @dansabbagh: Check this out>> The Guardian is looking for a handful of breaking news reporters. Good jobs these: gnm.taleo.net/careersection/…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @baysontheroad: Obama made call to #Egypt 's Sisi: "expressed concern about mass trials"..."and the continued imprisonment of journalists" #FREEAJSTAFF

Dec 18, 2014

RT @MaryFitzger: I stayed in Benghazi's Nuran hotel early in 2011 revolution. Here it is now after more than 2mths of fighting #Libya pic.twitter.com/xhZ3m9ACx4

Dec 18, 2014

RT @rezamarashi: . @jrezaian has now been detained for 149 days without charge. His health is deteriorating. Please release him, Iran change.org/p/his-excellen…

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