David Child

David Child

David Child is an Assistant Producer at Al Jazeera English Online, based in Doha. 

Environment

IWC rejects Japan's proposal to lift commercial whale hunting ban

Global body rejects pro-whaling countries bid to have decades-old ban on commercial hunting overturned at Brazil summit.

IWC rejects Japan's proposal to lift commercial whale hunting ban

Brazil

Brazil: Lula renounces candidacy ahead of presidential poll

Running mate Fernando Haddad named as the Workers Party's replacement candidate for October vote as race hots up.

Brazil: Lula renounces candidacy ahead of presidential poll

United States

Can Trump end NAFTA?

Threats to pull out of NAFTA could ring hollow, analysts say, as Congress may have final say on agreement's future.

Can Trump end NAFTA?

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC's struggle for democracy enters new era

Elevation of sanctioned official and opposition bans prompt analyst fears before December 23 presidential election.

DRC's struggle for democracy enters new era

India

Kerala flood survivors face 'great struggle' to rebuild lives

More than one million people remain sheltered in temporary relief camps, officials say, as flood waters begin to recede.

Kerala flood survivors face 'great struggle' to rebuild lives

Human Rights

Indigenous Peoples Day: What can be done to save dying languages?

The massacre of tribal peoples and colonial thinking lead to loss of identity, says Survival International researcher.

Indigenous Peoples Day: What can be done to save dying languages?

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC: Ebola outbreak enters 'new phase' after urban case confirmed

'Game changer' as Ebola outbreak hits urban centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

DRC: Ebola outbreak enters 'new phase' after urban case confirmed

Football

More than a game: How politics and football interplay in Spain

Politics has influenced the identity of a number of Spanish football clubs, from Barcelona to Real to Athletic Bilbao.

More than a game: How politics and football interplay in Spain

Nauru

Pacific Island of Nauru scraps link to Australian appeal court

Nauru abolishes decades-old legal agreement with Australia, removing the Pacific island's highest court of appeal.

Pacific Island of Nauru scraps link to Australian appeal court

Football

The beautiful game: Rimla Akhtar on diversity in football

Football in the UK still contains biases against minority communities, Rimla Akhtar MBE tells Al Jazeera.

The beautiful game: Rimla Akhtar on diversity in football

Football

'An eternal relationship': Scotland's famous football rivalry

In Glasgow, Scotland, football and religion blend together to produce one of the world's fiercest sporting rivalries.

'An eternal relationship': Scotland's famous football rivalry

United Kingdom

UK spent $1.3m on security for world's biggest weapons fair

More than 100 protesters were arrested at the heavily-policed DSEI, which took place in September 2017 in London.

UK spent $1.3m on security for world's biggest weapons fair