Category Archives: World
In the wake of brutal beheadings by ISIS, some are looking for the bigger picture. Storyful CEO Mark Little believes the recent killings represent a troubling change in the journalism industry.
A University of Florida student has created a video about student protests in Venezuela that has gone viral.
Two Syrian refugees visited WUFT to share their accounts of the horror they witnessed in their country during the chemical attacks on Aug. 21.
Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.
Tim Tebow’s Foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, launched a relief effort for victims of the recent typhoon in the Philippines.The foundation is collecting funds to distribute to ministries helping those impacted in the area.
Students and veterans rally for the second time this week at the University of Florida, demanding peace and the deferral of U.S. military force in the Syrian conflict. WUFT News gathered interviews and gathered reactions from social media.
Sameer Saboungi, a University of Florida student, migrated from Syria when he was a child. The world, not just the United States, has a responsibility to answer to the horrors that have been quickly erupting in his home country, he said.
According to Yoho, because United States foreign policy said aid should be suspended if a government is overtaken by the military in a coup, the U.S. should withdraw its support from Egypt.
Brazilian students at the University of Florida are supporting protests against the way the budget in Brazil is being spent.
Since the earthquake, the New York Times estimates that nearly seven billion dollars has been given to Haiti from around the world. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Leah Harding recently visited Haiti and reports on the growing push for sustainability within the small Caribbean country.