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Matthew Champion • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 3 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 • 3 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 • 3 months ago

Can You Remember What Happened In The World In 2018?

Time flies when everything is awful.

Matthew Champion • 3 months ago
Matthew Champion • 4 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 months ago

An Anti-Manspreading Video Went Viral. Now One Russian Politician Wants To Criminalize Feminism.

“Feminism is insanity from the standpoint of a normal person,” said Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, as he called for people to be prosecuted under laws that allow for a five-year prison sentence.

Matthew Champion • 6 months ago

A Teenager Spent 49 Days Adrift In The Pacific Ocean In A Floating Hut

Aldi Novel Adilang survived by catching fish and drinking water filtered through his clothes.

Matthew Champion • 6 months ago

Passengers Bled From Their Noses And Ears After Pilots "Forgot" About Cabin Pressure

The Jet Airways flight had to turn back to Mumbai shortly after takeoff when the crew reportedly failed to press a switch that would have maintained pressure.

Matthew Champion • 7 months ago