Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons, a senior Africa correspondent, has more than 20 years of experience in high-profile television news, and is an experienced war correspondent.

He has covered Chechnya, the Bosnian conflict and the first Gulf War, during which he spent more than one week in captivity in Basra. More recently, he reported on the revolution in Egypt and the war in Libya. His laurels include two Royal Television Society (RTS) awards.

Asia

Sri Lanka unrest: Violence against Muslims increases

Leaders warn that violence will not only increase tension but also hinder the investigation into the Easter bombings.

Sri Lanka unrest: Violence against Muslims increases

Europe

Northern Ireland's young candidates to make an impact

In Belfast, Protestants and Catholics remain divided particularly in poor areas.

Northern Ireland's young candidates to make an impact

Europe

Ukrainian Navy commander dismisses Russia's provocation charge

Talking to Al Jazeera, Admiral Ihor Voronchenko says Russia has no right to put captured sailors on trial.

Ukrainian Navy commander dismisses Russia's provocation charge

Europe

Wife of Ukrainian officer appeals to Putin to release him

Vasili Soroka was one of 23 servicemen captured after three Ukrainian boats were fired upon in the Black Sea last month.

Wife of Ukrainian officer appeals to Putin to release him

Europe

Ukraine president vows to bring home sailors captured by Russia

Poroshenko reassures 24 captured Ukrainian servicemen's relatives that he's doing everything possible to get them freed.

Ukraine president vows to bring home sailors captured by Russia

Europe

Ukraine far-right militia tries to exploit martial law

The declaration of martial law in Ukraine has led far-right militias to capitalise on the situation for political gain.

Ukraine far-right militia tries to exploit martial law

Europe

Russia-Ukraine tensions: Martial law not so evident in Kharkiv

People in this second-largest city of Ukraine are worried about invasion from Russia.

Russia-Ukraine tensions: Martial law not so evident in Kharkiv

Europe

Ukraine warns of potential Russian aggression

President Poroshenko's warning comes following a clash between Ukrainian and Russian forces in the Sea of Azov.

Ukraine warns of potential Russian aggression

Middle East

Khashoggi remembered in prayers across the world

Muslims around the world have been remembering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during Friday prayers.

Khashoggi remembered in prayers across the world

Middle East

Traces of acid, chemicals found at Saudi consul general's home

Sources at Turkish attorney general's office told Al Jazeera samples of acid were found at Saudi envoy's Istanbul home.

Traces of acid, chemicals found at Saudi consul general's home

Middle East

Review of facts around Khashoggi murder

A look at what the latest evidence has shown about Saudi journalist's killing in the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

Review of facts around Khashoggi murder

Europe

Ukraine-Hungary row: Dual citizens 'outed' in Ukraine

Why a diplomatic spat over passports between Hungary and Ukraine is turning into something much bigger.

Ukraine-Hungary row: Dual citizens 'outed' in Ukraine