Ben Kew

Ben Kew

Ben Kew is a politics and national security reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @ben_kew

WHO Launches Ebola App in DR Congo to Track Patients

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a mobile phone app to help contact tracers monitor cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the organization announced this week.

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo, health workers dressed in protective gear begin their shift at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo DRC. The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak an international emergency after spreading to eastern Congo's biggest city, Goma, this week. More than 1,600 …

Chelsea Handler: Trump the ‘Perfect Example of White Privilege’

Far-left comedienne Chelsea Handler called President Donald Trump as the “perfect example of white privilege”to promote her new Netflix documentary, which sees Handler traveling America apologizing for the benefits she believes she reaped from her white skin color.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24: Comedian Chelsea Handler attends Focus Features' 'Atomic Blonde' premiere at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on July 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Kanye West Reveals Next Album: ‘Jesus Is King’

Rap superstar and fashion mogul Kanye West confirmed the release date of his highly anticipated new album, Jesus is King, while speaking at a Baptist Church in Atlanta on Sunday, new footage has revealed.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01: Rapper Kanye West performs on World AIDS Day at 'A (RED) Thank You,' presented by (Bank of America)RED on December 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for (RED))

Hong Kong: Mass Transit Train Derails, Injuring Eight

A Mass Transit Railway (MTR) East Rail Line train in Hong Kong derailed at Hung Hom station on Tuesday morning, forcing hundreds of passengers to evacuate onto the tracks and leaving eight injured.

Rescue workers investigate the scene of a passenger train that derailed during the rush hour outside Hung Hom railway station on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on September 17, 2019. - A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on September 17 leaving eight people …

Donald Sutherland: Trump and Bolsonaro ‘Ruining the World’

Actor Donald Sutherland has urged people in the United States and Brazil to vote their respective leaders, President Donald Trump, and Jair Bolsonaro, out of office over their environmental policies, accusing them of “ruining the world” for future generations.

Canadian actor and member of the Jury Donald Sutherland arrives on stage on May 22, 2016 during the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP / Valery HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Indonesia to Move Capital from Jakarta amid Fears of Overcrowding

Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced long-awaited plans to relocate the country’s capital from the overcrowded metropolis of Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, local media reported Wednesday.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (C) gestures next to Vice President Jusuf Kalla (R) and Minister of Agriculture and Land-Planning Sofyan Djalil (L) during a press conference about the new capital, at the presidential palace in Jakarta on August 26, 2019. - Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo …

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Space Agency amid Failed Rocket Launches

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iran’s space agency for the first time on Tuesday, accusing the regime of developing ballistic missiles under the guise of a civilian program aimed at launching satellites into orbit. 

This image taken from the Twitter account of President Donald J. Trump, @realDonaldTrump, shows an undated photo of the aftermath of an explosion at Iran's Imam Khomeini Space Center in the country's Semnan province. The explosion Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, left the smoldering remains of a rocket on a launch …