Neave Barker

Neave Barker

"Neave Barker is Al Jazeera's correspondent based in Moscow. He has reported extensively across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and beyond. During the Russia-Georgia conflict of August 2008, Neave provided up-to-the minute analysis of diplomatic developments from the Russian capital. He has interviewed a range of key figures on a number of defining issues, including Hans Blix, the former UN weapons inspector; Marti Ahtisaari, the UN special envoy to Kosovo; and the prime ministers of Hungary and Russia. He was short-listed for an International Broadcasters Association Award for his work on Moscow's homeless."

Europe

UK’s first virtual reality art space opens in London

Virtual Reality has reached new heights in the art world and now the UK capital is getting its first free and permanent public VR space.

UK’s first virtual reality art space opens in London

US & Canada

Iran nuclear deal: Deadline looms for Trump decision

President Trump often complained about the deal and has said that Iran is failing to live up to the 'spirit' of the bargain, but has provided no evidence of Iranian violations.

Iran nuclear deal: Deadline looms for Trump decision

Middle East

Winter makes bad situation worse for displaced Syrians

Dire winter has increased the suffering of displaced Syrians in southern province of Deraa who live in makeshift camp.

Winter makes bad situation worse for displaced Syrians

Europe

UK: NHS delays non-urgent operations after winter pressures

Particularly high levels of seasonal sickness this winter have strained Britain's National Health Service capacity after years of doctors complaining that successive governments were starving the agency of funding.

UK: NHS delays non-urgent operations after winter pressures

Europe

EU rules Uber must be regulated as transport company

UBER argues that it is an online digital platform and should not be subject to the same rules. The San Francisco-based firm operates in more than 600 locations, offering low-cost transport to millions of users.

EU rules Uber must be regulated as transport company

Journalism under fire

Reporters Without Borders: 65 media workers killed in 2017

Reporters Without Borders has documented the number of journalists killed or jailed this year.

Reporters Without Borders: 65 media workers killed in 2017

United Kingdom

Memorial held for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Six months ago the Grenfell Tower fire shocked London and raised angry questions about the safety of council homes. A memorial service has been held to honour the memory of the 71 people killed in the fire.

Memorial held for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Europe

Brexit: UK-EU talks move to next phase

A deal has been agreed between the UK and the European Union, allowing Brexit negotiations to move on to the next stage, pending a vote in the European Parliament.

Brexit: UK-EU talks move to next phase

Europe

Northern Ireland deadlock amid Irish language dispute

Power has been shared in Belfast between pro-British unionists and Irish republicans who want Ireland to be one nation.

Northern Ireland deadlock amid Irish language dispute

Middle East

Iran-Iraq quake: Tehran declares national day of mourning

Tuesday has been declared a national day of mourning in Iran for hundreds of people killed in Sunday's earthquake that also devastated parts of bordering Iraq.

Iran-Iraq quake: Tehran declares national day of mourning

Europe

Boris Johnson says sorry for blunder over Briton jailed in Iran

The UK's Foreign Secretary has apologised for causing distress to a British citizen jailed in Iran, and her family.

Boris Johnson says sorry for blunder over Briton jailed in Iran

Politics

Scandals facing UK Tories: Sexual harassment, secret Israel deals

The British government is struggling to contain a series of scandals that threaten to further weaken Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership.

Scandals facing UK Tories: Sexual harassment, secret Israel deals