David Chater

David Chater is an award winning correspondent with more than 30 years experience in international television news. He is based in France.

Middle East

ICRC decries Yemen’s ‘dire’ health woes

The International Committee of the Red Cross has raised an alarm over Yemen’s challenges in the health sector.

Middle East

Delegates at free speech conference condemn Qatar blockade

Delegates at a conference in Doha on human rights and media freedom have condemned the actions of Saudi Arabia and its allies, which imposed a blockade on Qatar seven weeks ago.


France remembers victims of Nice attacks one year on

France is remembering the victims of a truck attack in the city of Nice on Bastille Day a year ago.


Nice residents mark first anniversary of 'truck attack'

Residents of the French city of Nice are marking the one-year anniversary of the truck attack that killed 86 people on Bastille Day.


Paris Air Show: Aviation industry faces political turbulence

French President Emmanuel Macron has opened the Paris Air Show, where the biggest names in aviation are battling for domination of the skies.


Macron's party tipped to win French elections

The party of new President Emmanuel Macron, called Republic on the Move, is expected to win the second round of France's parliamentary elections by a landslide. Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Toul.


France parliamentary election: Challenges for Le Pen on Sunday

Marine Le Pen failed to become president and the support for her during the presidential race appears to be failing to transfer to the legislative vote.


French justice minister faces corruption claims

A French newspaper claims the man tasked with cleaning up politics, Justice Minister Francois Bayrou, incorrectly paid an assistant with EU funds. The allegations come as Bayrou is trying to pass a new law to tackle corruption.

United Kingdom

EU officials say UK election result should not affect Brexit

The European Union's top officials are insisting, that whatever happens in Westminster, Brexit negotiations should begin as planned in 10 days’ time. Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Brussels.


Putin in France: Divisions ahead of first meeting

France's new president Emmanuel Macron will meet Russia's leader for the first time on Monday. It could be an awkward conversation; during the election campaign, Vladimir Putin played host to Macron's rival - the far-right Marine Le Pen.


Le Pen accused of plagiarism ahead of French election

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is accused of plagiarising parts of a speech of her former rival, Francois Fillon. Le Pen made the speech on Monday, which contain lines that came from an address Fillon gave last month.


French election: Left disunity boosts Le Pen's chances

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen are fighting for votes in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7.