Griff Witte

Bureau chiefLondon

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Britain leads a bloc pressing for strong measures over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Britain does a U-turn on the mysterious death of Alexander Litvinenko now that relations with Moscow are fast eroding.

  • Jul 22, 2014

An Egyptian cease-fire proposal unravels, leaving little hope for a halt to the fighting between Israel, Hamas.

  • Jul 16, 2014

Iron Dome has allowed residents in the south to live with a measure of normality, despite rocket barrages.

  • Jul 14, 2014

Israeli officials believe they have a strategic advantage over Hamas that they lacked in previous conflicts.

  • Jul 13, 2014

A Palestinian woman and an Israeli grandmother find comfort in one another as rockets fall.

  • Jul 12, 2014

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has become a bystander as hard-liners consolidate power.

  • Jul 12, 2014

The emergency legislation is in response to a European court ruling on personal privacy issues.

  • Jul 10, 2014

The move could calm fears of a budding intifada while forcing Israel to confront extremists in its society.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Area where teen was abducted is a rare place where Israelis and Palestinians still interact.

  • Jul 5, 2014

Protesters throw stones and police fire stun grenades as tension between Israel, Palestine builds.

  • Jul 5, 2014

Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians soar after the suspected retribution murder of an Arab teen.

  • Jul 3, 2014

To be young and Scottish this summer is to be swept up in a once-in-a-lifetime choice.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn in Saturday and called for cease-fire talks, end to corruption.

  • Jun 7, 2014

Donetsk has been occupied by militant separatists, but the city keeps running, thanks to local authorities.

  • Jun 6, 2014

With rebel checkpoints proliferating, the split between Ukraine and its southeastern region is widening.

  • Jun 3, 2014

The clashes Tuesday came a day after a coordinated assault on a Ukrainian government installation.

  • Jun 3, 2014

Increasing heavy violence between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces makes Ukraine's prospects for holding on to its eastern provinces look bleaker.

  • Jun 3, 2014

Hundreds of rebels attack a border command center both sides see as vital to the direction of the conflict.

  • Jun 2, 2014

What started as a separatist publicity stunt ended in one angry, gooey mess.

  • Jun 1, 2014
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About Griff
Griff Witte is the Post’s London bureau chief. He has previously served as the paper’s deputy foreign editor and as the bureau chief in Kabul, Islamabad and Jerusalem. He has covered the downfall of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Israel’s war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip and the Egyptian revolution. Before joining the Post, Witte was a reporter for The Miami Herald. He also served as researcher for Steve Coll’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Ghost Wars.