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‘A huge loss’ Naga Munchetty bids emotional farewell as BBC star leaves for Channel 4

BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty, 47, has been forced to say goodbye to yet another beloved colleague, shortly after Dan Walker’s departure to Channel 5 News.The journalist took to Twitter to admit that the news would mark “a huge loss” for her and everyone else at the BBC.Naga shared an emotional response after Secunder Kermani announced he would be leaving his BBC role as the broadcaster’s correspondent in Pakistan and Afghanistan in favour of a new job at Channel 4 News.Secunder wrote in view of his 60,000 followers earlier this week: “Pleased to say I’ll be joining @Channel4News as a foreign affairs correspondent later this year based out of London… “Am looking forward to working with a great team on stories right across the world.”Naga was one of many to wish Secunder the best of luck in his new role with the BBC’s rival news channel.She emotionally penned in view of her 273,000 followers: “Congratulations! “A huge loss for us, and C4's immense gain x.”BBC World News presenter Karin Giannone quickly joined Naga in sharing a farewell message.She replied: “Congratulations to a brilliant colleague.Sorry to see you go though!” BBC News Analysis Editor Ros Atkins echoed: “What a move.

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Naga Munchetty has revealed the BBC has suffered a "huge loss" after a colleague announced they were leaving the broadcaster for Channel 4. The BBC Breakfast presenter took to Twitter on Thursday (June 30) to congratulate Secunder Kermani, the BBC's Pakistan & Afghanistan Correspondent.Secunder was thrilled to say he was joining Channel 4 News as a foreign affairs correspondent later in the year, which meant he was leaving the BBC.READ MORE: BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty reacts to fan calling out her 'worst blunder yet'He wrote: "Pleased to say I’ll be joining @Channel4News as a foreign affairs correspondent later this year based out of London… Am looking forward to working with a great team on stories right across the world."Naga was quick to celebrate her colleague's news, but confessed the BBC had suffered a "huge loss" with him leaving.She replied: "Congratulations! A huge loss for us, and C4's immense gain x"Naga is known for sending sweet messages to her colleagues - from congratulations to words of support.Not too long ago, she offered her support to a new BBC colleague who admitted to suffering imposter sydrome.Laura Conder, the journalist, announced the exciting career news on Twitter back in April, where she confessed she was feeling imposter syndrome.Laura began: "I've got news time" before adding: "Next month I will be joining the @BBCNews as a Journalism Researcher in News Intake.
Mum gang-raped on train after ticket inspector lured her into first class
assault her before threatening her if she tried to escape.The woman managed to flee the train and reported the incident to the police.The Railways Police chief Faisal Shahkar said the shocking assault happened on the Bahauddin Zakaria Express train last week.The suspects fled to "far-flung areas of Punjab" in the hours after the attack in the hopes of escaping arrest, Pakistani newspaper, Dawn reports.But police caught up with them and arrested two men on Monday with a third detained the following day, officials said.The authorities said a medical examination of the mum confirmed she had been gang-raped.The horror attack has sparked outrage, sparking calls for the men to be hanged.One man told state broadcaster Geo: "I wish to see those behind this cruel act hanged by their throats."An editorial in Dawn branded the crime "ghastly" and demanded answers over the lack of security on the train.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.It said: "Another horrific incident of sexual violence has come to light, underscoring how a cavalier approach to security arrangements can embolden criminally inclined men to indulge their worst instincts.“[Women’s] safety is the barometer of a nation’s values."Pakistan is under pressure to crack down on sexual violence as more crimes are reported.According to official estimates, the number of women raped in Pakistan in the last four years stands at around 14,000 - which amounts to almost 11 per day.
Amal Clooney overcome with emotion as she fights tears at Prince's Trust Awards
Amal Clooney struggled to fight back the tears as she presented an award at The Prince's Trust Awards.The Award ceremony was aired on ITV on Thursday, May 26, with Amal taking to the stage to present the last award of the evening.Looking dazzling, Amal graced in front of the cameras in a fantastic floor-sweeping floral gown as she took to the stage to honour a very special lady.George Clooney's wife had the biggest presenting gig of the evening which was handing out the Women's Empowerment Award - the first of its kind.The deserving winner was Tanzila Khan who despite being disabled had continued to battle for women's rights to education in Pakistan.Tanzila was also responsible for creating a business that allowed women in her country the right to sanitary products - which she explained were not so freely available.After Amal's empowering and emotional speech, Tanzila took to the stage to collect her award from hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly.Tanzila went on to explain all of her hard work and dedication to providing women with equal opportunities and sanitisation products.Fans were simply left in awe of her brilliance and took to Twitter to air their praises.One online user wrote: "Wonderful to see amazing female role models like Amal Clooney at the Prince’s Trust Awards - a true beauty with brains!"Another penned: "Many congratulations to Tanzila, love her confidence and determination to help others! #PrincesTrustAwards #princestrust #PrinceCharles #AmalClooney."A third echoed: "Congratulation for winning award for EMpowerment Award Winner,Tanzilla. Disability is working for her & no hindrance.