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The Pictures Coming Out Of The Hong Kong Protests Are Getting Pretty Wild

Police fired rubber bullets and used tear gas against protesters during the largest demonstrations in Hong Kong since 1997.

Matthew Champion • 3 days ago

Julian Assange Has Been Sentenced To 50 Weeks In Prison For Skipping Bail

The WikiLeaks founder was jailed for skipping bail over allegations of sexual assault in Sweden. He will appear in court via video link for a separate US extradition hearing on Thursday.

Hazel Shearing • One month ago

Venezuela's Opposition Leader Has Called On Soldiers To Join His Uprising. The Government Says It's A Coup.

Clashes between protesters and soldiers have taken place in Caracas, including armored vehicles driving into demonstrators.

Matthew Champion • One month ago
Matthew Champion • 3 months ago

The Indian Pilot Captured By Pakistan Has Been Handed Back To India

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman had become the focal point of an escalating conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

Matthew Champion • 3 months ago

The Second Trump–Kim Nuclear Summit Ended Without A Deal

"Sometimes you have to walk, and this was just one of those times," Trump said after the summit ended.

Jon Passantino • 3 months ago

A High-Profile Journalist And Critic Of The President Of The Philippines Has Been Arrested

Rappler journalists livestreamed the arrest warrant being served to Maria Ressa, who in 2018 was named a Time magazine Person of the Year.

Matthew Champion • 4 months ago

Police In Indonesia Used A Huge Snake During An Interrogation

The human rights lawyer who obtained the footage and posted it on Twitter told BuzzFeed News the man's treatment amounted to torture.

Matthew Champion • 4 months ago

A High-Profile Gay Lawmaker In Brazil Has Quit And Left The Country Due To Violent Threats

Jean Wyllys said rising anti-LGBT sentiment and violence since Jair Bolsonaro's successful presidential campaign was behind his decision.

Matthew Champion • 4 months ago

An Investigative Reporter Who Exposed Corruption In Soccer Was Shot Dead In The Street

Ghana is mourning the murder of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale.

Matthew Champion • 4 months ago

Militants Killed 15 People, Including An American, At A Luxury Hotel Complex In Kenya

The siege comes three years to the day since al-Shabaab militants attacked a Kenyan military outpost in Somalia.

Tamerra Griffin • 5 months ago

The Mayor Of A Polish City Has Died After Being Stabbed Onstage At A Charity Concert

Hundreds of people witnessed the attack on Paweł Adamowicz, a progressive voice who had been mayor of Gdańsk for 20 years.

Matthew Champion • 5 months ago

Can You Remember What Happened In The World In 2018?

Time flies when everything is awful.

Matthew Champion • 5 months ago
Matthew Champion • 6 months ago

It’s Been A Huge Day In Brexit And Here’s What You Need To Know

Another day, another Brexit crisis. But this one could be terminal for Theresa May.

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago

Uh, So Japan’s Cybersecurity Minister Says He’s Never Used A Computer Before

Yoshitaka Sakurada said he had “always directed my staff and secretaries to do that kind of thing.”

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago

Trump's Remarks Are Already Being Used To Justify Shooting Protesters

The Nigerian army posted a video of Trump after it was accused of killing 45 demonstrators.

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago

Google Employees Around The World Are Walking Out To Protest Sexual Misconduct

Google employees around the world coordinated a walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago

Protests Have Broken Out After A Court Overturned A Christian Woman's Blasphemy Death Sentence

Asia Bibi, who has spent eight years on death row, was acquitted by Pakistan's Supreme Court.

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago

Venice Is Experiencing Its Worst Flooding In 10 Years And The Pictures Are Really Something

The Italian city, which attracts millions of tourists per year, is on a "code red" for further flooding.

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago