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Griff Witte

Bureau chiefLondon


The mission marks the alliance’s most direct intervention in Europe's refugee crisis.

  • Feb 11, 2016

The video of the encounter doesn’t tell the whole story.

  • Feb 5, 2016

The town of Luton tries to resist the polarization and animus sweeping Europe.

  • Feb 4, 2016

For people fleeing war, poverty and oppression, the narrow slice of the Aegean Sea represents the hope of asylum in Europe.

  • Jan 27, 2016

A British inquiry finds that the Russian president likely approved the 2006 killing.

  • Jan 21, 2016

Despite unleashing a torrent of insults, members say outlawing him could just add to his appeal.

  • Jan 18, 2016

Members of parliament called the U.S. Republican front-runner “ridiculous” and his comments “repugnant.”

  • Jan 18, 2016

No one has ever seen a debate in Parliament like the one expected Monday over the GOP presidential candidate.

  • Jan 18, 2016

Bill Bryson ambles through Britain and marvels at its wonders.

  • Jan 15, 2016

At a protest in London, five former detainees of the U.S. prison are reunited.

  • Jan 11, 2016
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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."
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