Annabelle Timsit


Breaking news reporter focusing on U.S. and global events

Education: Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service

Annabelle Timsit is a breaking news reporter for The Washington Post in London. Before joining The Post in 2021, she covered geopolitics for Quartz in London, with a focus on Britain’s relationship with China. Previously, she was an editorial fellow at the Atlantic and interned at Politico Magazine.
Latest from Annabelle Timsit

Florida man shot at Instacart driver who went to wrong house, police say

Waldes Thomas Jr., 19, said his car was shot at as he tried to deliver groceries. Prosecutors are investigating after Florida police did not file charges.

April 24, 2023

Diplomats evacuated from Sudan, but tens of thousands of foreigners remain

Fighting between Sudan’s military and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has killed at least 450 people and injured 3,500, according to the United Nations.

April 23, 2023

These celebrities ‘subscribed to Twitter Blue.’ Except they’re dead.

Chadwick Boseman, Michael Jackson and Kobe Bryant are among the public figures Twitter labeled as having paid for a new subscription program costing $8 a month.

April 23, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: NATO chief visits Kyiv, says Ukraine’s ‘rightful place’ is in alliance

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO's secretary general, is in Ukraine for the first time since Russia's invasion began.

April 20, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: U.S. announces new round of military aid for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he raised the issue of F-16s in a call with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.).

April 19, 2023

20-year-old woman shot dead after pulling into wrong driveway, police say

Kaylin Gillis was shot as she and her friends were backing out of the driveway. Police charged the Hebron, N.Y., homeowner, Kevin Monahan, with second-degree murder.

April 18, 2023

White Kansas City man, 84, charged in shooting of Black teen

Ralph Yarl, 16, was shot after ringing the doorbell of the wrong home in Kansas City, Mo., his lawyers said. He is alive but has a long recovery ahead, they said.

April 17, 2023

Who is Vladimir Kara-Murza, the Putin critic sentenced to 25 years?

What to know about the Russian politician and historian who was sentenced to 25 years in prison after he criticized Russia's war on Ukraine.

April 17, 2023

Serbia denies it sent weapons to Ukraine, as leaked document claims

The country is among a handful in Europe that have not issued sanctions targeting Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

April 12, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Leaked U.S. intelligence assessment says war in Ukraine unlikely to end this year

Serbia, which has sought to appear nonaligned between Russia and the West, denied the leaked report that it may be providing lethal aid to Ukraine.

April 12, 2023