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Kurdish Forces Previously Allied With The US Have Turned To Russian-Backed Syria For Help

"If we have to choose between compromises and the genocide of our people, we will surely choose life for our people."

Matthew Champion • 14 hours ago

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Has Been Awarded To The Prime Minister Of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed was honored for his work towards ending the 20-year conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Matthew Champion • 3 days ago

Millions Of Young People Around The World Are Leading Strikes To Call Attention To The Climate Crisis

Students skipped school, made signs, and took to the streets in more than 3,600 planned strikes around the globe, part of a huge youth-led movement to protest inaction on climate change.

Zahra Hirji • 24 days ago

Hong Kong's Controversial Extradition Bill Will Be Withdrawn, But It's Too Late To Stop The Protests

But mass pro-democracy protests are expected to continue, as Carrie Lam did not meet any of protesters’ other key demands.

Matthew Champion • One month ago

These Aerial Pictures Show The Horrifying Extent Of The Devastation Hurricane Dorian Caused In The Bahamas

Seven people have died, but the Bahamian prime minister has warned that the death toll is expected to rise.

Matthew Champion • One month ago

Brazil Has Rejected The G7's $22M Aid Package To Fight The Amazon Fires

The money was promised by world leaders at the G7 summit in France. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s chief of staff said that France couldn’t even prevent a fire in Notre Dame Cathedral.

Matthew Champion • One month ago

Trump Called The Danish Prime Minister "Nasty" After He Canceled A Visit Because She Won't Sell Greenland

Trump had previously praised Mette Frederiksen for being "direct." By the way, Greenland is still not for sale.

Matthew Champion • One month ago

A Woman Tweeted A Picture Of A Man Who Had Shown Her Kindness As A Child Refugee. Within 36 Hours They Were Reunited.

Mevan Babakar said reuniting with the aid worker after 25 years was like being "transported back in time. I felt safe, like I'd seen a family member I hadn't seen in a long time."

Matthew Champion • 2 months ago

These Intense Photos Show Just How Big Hong Kong’s Airport Protest Has Grown

Pro-democracy demonstrators, wearing bandages in solidarity with a woman reportedly shot in the eye with a beanbag round by police, occupied Hong Kong's airport for a fourth day Monday.

Matthew Champion • 2 months ago

The Brazilian Gang Leader Who Tried To Escape Prison Dressed As His Teenage Daughter Has Been Found Dead

Clauvino da Silva was found dead in his cell, having been transferred to solitary confinement after his unsuccessful escape attempt.

Matthew Champion • 2 months ago

Literally Just 27 Wild Pictures Of The Next UK Prime Minister

Introducing the next prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Matthew Champion • 2 months ago

A Russian Hockey Player Actually Spoke Out Against Putin In An Interview

“I doubt if he can tell good from bad,” the New York Rangers’ Artemi Panarin said of Putin, becoming one of the highest-profile Russian athletes to call out the Russian president.

Matthew Champion • 2 months ago

33 People Have Died After A Suspected Arson Attack At An Animation Studio In Japan

Witnesses heard a man shout "Die!" before the fire began, Japan's public broadcaster said.

Matthew Champion • 2 months ago

Italian Police Seized An Air-To-Air Missile During An Investigation Into Far-Right Groups

The missile, which lacked an explosive charge but was in full working order, was found among a huge cache of weapons and Nazi material, police said.

Matthew Champion • 3 months ago

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 • 4 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 5 months ago
Matthew Champion • 7 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 • 7 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 • 7 months ago