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.

Europe

Conference in Paris held on combatting terror financing

At a conference in Paris, more than 70 countries have committed to measures to fight the funding of terrorism.

Conference in Paris held on combatting terror financing

Europe

Spain: Catalan rappers take the rap for 'glorifying terrorism'

The charge of "glorifying terrorism" in Spain's criminal code is being used to stifle government opponents and freedom of expression, according to Amnesty International.

Spain: Catalan rappers take the rap for 'glorifying terrorism'

Politics

Protesters in Berlin demand release of Catalonia's ex-leader

Hundreds of Catalan independence supporters marched through the capital demanding release of the ex-regional president who was arrested in Germany last week and who faces extradition to Spain on rebellion charges.

Protesters in Berlin demand release of Catalonia's ex-leader

Catalonia

Catalonia mass graves: Victims of civil war exhumed

Many victims of the Spanish Civil War and the rule of General Franco were buried anonymously in mass graves, but a team of archaeologists is trying to identify some of the bodies and inform relatives of their fate.

Catalonia mass graves: Victims of civil war exhumed

Spain

Catalonia independence bid struggles as more leaders arrested

With three of its leaders behind bars, Catalonia has not been able to elect a president.

Catalonia independence bid struggles as more leaders arrested

Europe

Bannon tells French far right 'history is on our side'

Former top Trump aide has addressed the party conference of a National Front that is seeking to bounce back from electoral setbacks.

Bannon tells French far right 'history is on our side'

Europe

France: Police battle protesters over nuclear waste storage plans

Police used tear gas during clashes with anti-nuclear protesters at a waste site in northeastern France on Saturday.

France: Police battle protesters over nuclear waste storage plans

Europe

UN human rights chief: 'Oppression is fashionable again'

On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Council takes a hard look at violations around the world.

UN human rights chief: 'Oppression is fashionable again'

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