Independent Television News

  • October 5, 2017  

    The U.S. has engaged its most intense bombing campaign since Vietnam in order to support militia forces in the battle for Raqqa, the Syrian city the Islamic State calls their capital. Capturing the city has been difficult because civilians inside have been trapped by ISIS and used as human shields. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports on how the fight against ISIS is changing Raqqa. Continue reading

  • September 14, 2017  

    British Anguillians are desperate for help and have complained that they have not received as much aid as their French neighbor island of St. Martin. But the toll on St. Martin has been more devastating as the island was hit by extreme winds and a sea surge. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the damage and the contrasting responses the islands have received. Continue reading

  • September 11, 2017  

    Across the islands of the Caribbean, officials are struggling to get aid to residents after the deadly devastation of what was Hurricane Irma. Penny Marshall of Independent Television News reports from the British Virgin Islands, where British Royal Marines have arrived to help, but where many residents have lost everything.
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  • December 16, 2016  

    Friday brought doubts about the durability of the plan to allow tens of thousands of civilians and fighters to leave eastern Aleppo. Evacuations that began Thursday abruptly halted amid renewed violence and recriminations. Meanwhile, the Assad regime consolidated its hold on a sector of the city that had been held by rebels for four years. Dan Rivers of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading

  • August 18, 2016  

    In Aleppo, Syria’s largest city and a stronghold of the Islamic State, warfare usually means an end to life, not its beginning. Recently, a woman nearing labor and walking to the hospital was seriously injured in a bombing. But after an emergency cesarean section and a long struggle to help the infant breathe, a cry was heard. Filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab documents this dual fight for life. Continue reading

  • September 1, 2014  

    Ukraine, Russia and the Ukrainian rebels participated in talks aimed at restoring peace at a gathering in Belarus on Monday. Despite the new dialogue, parties on the ground seem to be bracing for more conflict. Matt Frei of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2014  

    As security in Sochi tightens around the Winter Olympics, John Ray of Independent Television News reports from Dagestan, just a half day’s drive from the games and the volatile center of the insurgency against Russia’s anti-terror operations. Continue reading

  • April 17, 2013  

    The order of service reflected all she believed in: faith, patriotism and duty. From Parliament to St. Paul’s Cathedral, thousands gathered respectfully, including many who still vehemently dislike the Iron Lady. Independent Television News’ Garry Bibbon and Jeffrey Brown report on the mourners and protesters. Continue reading

  • March 25, 2013  

    Under crippling financial strains and with bankruptcy on the horizon, Cyprus agreed to a bailout from its eurozone partners. Margaret Warner reports on the bailout deal totaling $13 billion, as well as the mixed reactions from neighboring countries. Continue reading

  • March 18, 2013  

    The small island of Cyprus, with a population of just over a million people, is facing a crippling banking crisis. While the banks will get some bailout money, individuals there will also be taxed on their savings. Emma Murphy of Independent Television News reports from Nicosia on the outrage from citizens. Continue reading

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