David Chater

David Chater

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

Crimes against humanity

Six Bosnian Croats await Hague tribunal's final verdict

A verdict is due at the Hague in the appeal case of six Bosnian Croats convicted of war crimes. They were committed between 1992 and 1994 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Six Bosnian Croats await Hague tribunal's final verdict

Europe

Poland sees resurgence of rightwing nationalism

Poland's independence day has increasingly become a focus of rightwing nationalism.

Poland sees resurgence of rightwing nationalism

Arts & Culture

Polanski retrospective sparks protest in Paris over rape case

Protesters have disrupted an event in Paris to celebrate the life's work of controversial film director Roman Polanski. Polanski has lived in Paris since the 1970s, when he fled charges in the US of having sex with a teenager.

Polanski retrospective sparks protest in Paris over rape case

Europe

#MeToo: Thousands march in Paris to protest sexual harassment

Thousands of people in France have taken the 'Me Too' online campaign to the streets. The hashtag has been used by millions of women worldwide to highlight and protest against endemic sexual harassment.

#MeToo: Thousands march in Paris to protest sexual harassment

Equatorial Guinea

French court convicts Equatorial Guinea's vice president

Teodorin Obiang, vice president of Equatorial Guinea, has been found guilty of embezzling money to buy property and luxury cars.

French court convicts Equatorial Guinea's vice president

Politics

Macron avoids 'lecturing' el-Sisi on human rights issues

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday it was not up to him to 'lecture' Egypt on civil liberties during his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Macron avoids 'lecturing' el-Sisi on human rights issues

Europe

Austria's Sebastian Kurz moves towards right-leaning coalition

Austria's new leader, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz is said to be seeking a coalition with his country's far-right, anti-immigration party, sending shockwaves around the European Union.

Austria's Sebastian Kurz moves towards right-leaning coalition

Europe

France's Macron under fire over labour changes

President Emmanuel Macron's administration say limiting the power of trade unions will make it easier for companies to create jobs. But the unions say it is an attack on social welfare.

France's Macron under fire over labour changes

Europe

France: What is behind Macron's drastic fall in popularity?

When Emmanuel Macron became the fresh, young face of the French presidency four months ago, he did so with a landslide of support from voters who were looking for a new type of leader.

France: What is behind Macron's drastic fall in popularity?

Europe

France and Italy in dispute over shipyard

Relations between France and Italy have hit troubled waters over French President Emmanuel Macron's part-nationalisation of the country's largest shipyard.

France and Italy in dispute over shipyard

Middle East

Qatar rejects renewed calls to fulfill neighbours’ demands

Qatar has rejected renewed calls by four Arab countries to concede to a list of demands to end the Saudi-led blockade and restore diplomatic relations.

Qatar rejects renewed calls to fulfill neighbours’ demands

Asia

Kashmir: Protests as Indian soldiers granted bail after killings

Protests have broken out in Indian-administered Kashmir after five Indian soldiers charged with murdering three Kashmiri civilians were released on bail.

Kashmir: Protests as Indian soldiers granted bail after killings