Showing results by author "Griff Witte"

Categories

All Categories

69 results
Sort by
    • Ratko Mladic, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ Guilty of Genocide in Last Balkan War Crimes Trial

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Ratko Mladic, a former Serb warlord who commanded forces that carried out some of the worst atrocities of the Balkan wars, was found guilty of genocide and other crimes against humanity by an international tribunal Wednesday.

    "Ratko Mladic, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ Guilty of Genocide in Last Balkan War Crimes Trial" is from the November 22, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • As Tensions with Trump Deepen, Europe Wonders If America Is Lost for Good

    • By: Griff Witte, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    BERLIN — Since Jan. 20, 2017, European leaders have managed U.S. relations with one eye on the clock, anxiously counting down the hours until President Trump’s term is up and hoping the core of the Western alliance isn’t too badly damaged in the meantime.

    "As Tensions with Trump Deepen, Europe Wonders If America Is Lost for Good" is from the May 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Michael Birnbaum and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • After Trump Pledges ‘America First,’ the World Responds With Protests and Dismay

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    After more than 70 years of vigorous political, diplomatic, economic and military engagement to promote Pax Americana, Trump’s words suggested to international observers a far more isolationist and protectionist path ahead.

    "After Trump Pledges ‘America First,’ the World Responds With Protests and Dismay" is from the January 20, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Jill Melancon.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • After Trump's Victory, the World Is Left to Wonder: What Happened to America?

    • By: Griff Witte, Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Allies recoiled. Adversaries rejoiced. And on the day after U.S. voters made Donald Trump the country’s 45th president, the world was left to collectively wonder: What happened to America?

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Viktor Orban Promised ‘Revenge’ Against His Enemies in Hungary. Now They’re Preparing for It.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    BUDAPEST — Through eight years of iron-fisted rule, pockets of independence persisted beyond the ever-widening reach of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

    "Viktor Orban Promised ‘Revenge’ Against His Enemies in Hungary. Now They’re Preparing for It." is from the May 15, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Britain’s May Prepares to Become First Foreign Leader to Meet President Trump

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will become the first foreign leader to hold White House talks with President Trump when she travels to Washington on Friday, Downing Street confirmed Sunday.

    "Britain’s May Prepares to Become First Foreign Leader to Meet President Trump" is from the January 22, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Britain Will Have First Female Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Britain Will Have First Female Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher" is from the July 07, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Putin Implicated in Fatal Poisoning of Former KGB Officer at London Hotel

    • By: Griff Witte, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Putin Implicated in Fatal Poisoning of Former KGB Officer at London Hotel" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte, Michael Birnbaum and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • German Chancellor Merkel on Track for 4th Term, but Far Right Spoils the Party With Surge into Third, Projections Show

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was on course to claim a fourth term in office Sunday even as the far right spoiled her victory party, surging into Parliament for the first time in more than half a century, according to projected results released by German broadcasters Sunday after a nationwide vote.

    "German Chancellor Merkel on Track for 4th Term, but Far Right Spoils the Party With Surge into Third, Projections Show" is from the September 24, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • He Survived a Stabbing. Now This German Mayor is Defiantly Refusing to Back Down on Refugees.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Moments before the would-be assassin tried to kill the mayor of this small and picturesque riverside town in the Sauerland hills of western Germany, he told him why. He was thirsty, he said, as he pressed a foot-long butcher’s knife to the mayor’s throat. But rather than help his fellow German, the mayor had taken in hundreds of refugees.

    "He Survived a Stabbing. Now This German Mayor is Defiantly Refusing to Back Down on Refugees." is from the December 17, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • As Germany Struggles to Form a Government, Asylum Rules Emerge as a Key Dividing Line

    • By: Luisa Beck, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In a country where policies have traditionally been forged through consensus, there is little agreement on what to do with migrant families. The dispute has become fraught with emotion and symbolism, reflecting an even deeper ideological division over how welcoming Germany should be to outsiders.

    "As Germany Struggles to Form a Government, Asylum Rules Emerge as a Key Dividing Line" is from the December 02, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Luisa Beck and Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Theresa May to Become British Prime Minister in Fast-Track Political Transition

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Theresa May to Become British Prime Minister in Fast-Track Political Transition " is from the July 11, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte  and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • A Gruesome Murder. A Hate-Filled Shooting Spree. And a Reckoning With Immigration Before Italy Votes.

    • By: Griff Witte, Stefano Pitrelli
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Kofi Wilson had heard gunfire every day of the 15 months he spent in Libya during a harrowing journey to Europe. But never in over a year since he arrived in Macerata, a tranquil little city of cobblestone streets and handsome blonde-brick plazas nestled in the craggy central Italian hills.

    "A Gruesome Murder. A Hate-Filled Shooting Spree. And a Reckoning With Immigration Before Italy Votes." is from the February 06, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and Stefano Pitrelli and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Once-Fringe Soros Conspiracy Theory Takes Center Stage in Hungarian Election

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    BUDAPEST — After eight years of bending this nation to his increasingly autocratic and illiberal will, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has only a smattering of disorganized opposition parties to overcome on the road to winning four more in elections next month.

    "Once-Fringe Soros Conspiracy Theory Takes Center Stage in Hungarian Election" is from the March 17, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Denmark, a Social Welfare Utopia, Takes a Nasty Turn on Refugees

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Denmark, a Social Welfare Utopia, Takes a Nasty Turn on Refugees" is from the April 11, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Trump Tried and Failed to Build a Wall in Ireland. That Could Mean Big Trouble for Europe.

    • By: Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Before Donald Trump proposed a 1,000-mile wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to stop migrants, he tried to build a two-mile barrier on a pristine stretch of Irish coast to rein in an ocean.

    "Trump Tried and Failed to Build a Wall in Ireland. That Could Mean Big Trouble for Europe." is from the February 06, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Across Europe, Revulsion at Trump but Little Idea of What to Do about Him

    • By: Griff Witte, Anthony Faiola, Michael Birnbaum
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The man who stands a reasonable chance of becoming the next president of the United States is “a hate preacher.” He is “unfit to hold the office” because of his “stupefying ignorance.” His pattern of reckless behavior inspires “a retching feeling.”

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Europeans Say Trump Has No Power to Cancel Iran Nuclear Accord

    • By: Michael Birnbaum, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    European leaders pushed back sharply Friday against President Trump’s decision to strip White House backing from the Iran nuclear deal, saying the move would weaken U.S. credibility, drive a wedge within the Western alliance and hurt global efforts to address dangers from Tehran to North Korea.

    "Europeans Say Trump Has No Power to Cancel Iran Nuclear Accord" is from the October 13, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Birnbaum and Griff Witte and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • European Leaders Are Indignant and Defiant over Trump’s G-7 Statement. But They’re Not Surprised.

    • By: Griff Witte, James McAuley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    BERLIN — It was an image that, in its Rockwellian presentation and characters, seemed to capture an emerging era.

    "European Leaders Are Indignant and Defiant over Trump’s G-7 Statement. But They’re Not Surprised."is from the June 10, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Griff Witte and James McAuley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • British Leaders Seek Time to Exit EU, but Europe May Push to Begin Break

    • By: Dan Balz, Anthony Faiola, Griff Witte
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "British Leaders Seek Time to Exit EU, but Europe May Push to Begin Break" is from the June 27, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dan Balz, Anthony Faiola and Griff Witte and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

    Regular price: $0.95

Show titles per page
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4