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.

Middle East

Netanyahu warns Iran over drone

A tense exchange unfolded at a major security conference in Munich on Sunday, when Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once again scolded Iran, which he described as the largest threat to Middle East security.

Netanyahu warns Iran over drone

Europe

US and Russia trade barbs at Munich Security Conference

Top Russian and American officials exchanged barbs at the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany over the US indictment of 13 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.

US and Russia trade barbs at Munich Security Conference

Europe

2018 MSC: Warnings of looming global conflict

World leaders are attending the second day of the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Saturday.

2018 MSC: Warnings of looming global conflict

France

Corsica's nationalists stage protest before Macron visit

Thousands of nationalist protesters have marched on the French island of Corsica, demanding greater autonomy from France.

Corsica's nationalists stage protest before Macron visit

Europe

Nationalism in Corsica growing amid calls for autonomy

France's President Emmanuel Macron heads to the French island of Corsica next week, where nationalists are calling for more autonomy.

Nationalism in Corsica growing amid calls for autonomy

Germany

Germany: A project to digitise Stasi files abandoned

A multi-million dollar project meant to digitise files of East Germany's secret police, has been abandoned.

Germany: A project to digitise Stasi files abandoned

Germany

Germany ban on online hate speech triggers debate

Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites are being forced to remove offensive content or face fines of up to $60m.

Germany ban on online hate speech triggers debate

Bosnia

'Justice eludes victims' as Yugoslavia tribunal ends

While many war criminals were brought to justice by for their role in the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, many victims are still living with the horrors of that time. For those, justice was not served, and their attackers still walk free.

'Justice eludes victims' as Yugoslavia tribunal ends

Syria's Civil War

Eighth round of Syria talks ends without progress

The UN special envoy for Syria has described the latest round of Geneva talks as a missed opportunity.

Eighth round of Syria talks ends without progress

Syria's Civil War

UN: Syria's Ghouta faces 'complete catastrophe'

The United Nations is calling for the urgent evacuation of 500 patients besieged in the Syrian suburb of Eastern Ghouta, while 400,000 civilians remain trapped under government bombardments.

UN: Syria's Ghouta faces 'complete catastrophe'

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