CNN’s chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour has announced she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Amanpour, 63, told viewers she had had “major successful surgery to remove it” and will now undergo several months of chemotherapy.

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The veteran reporter made the announcement from her home studio in London after four weeks off air.

Amanpour has spent decades reporting across the globe, covering a wide range of conflicts and crises.