Moscow goes ‘all out’ against rebels in Aleppo

Moscow goes ‘all out’ against rebels in Aleppo

by WorldTribune Staff, September 28, 2016 The U.S. accused Russia of “barbarism” and European leaders alleged war crimes were committed as Moscow launched heavy airstrikes in recent days to back Syrian regime forces attempting to take full control of Aleppo. “Russia has decided to go all out because it no longer believes in the possibility […]

Rise of Eurasia: From the Washington-centric era to Moscow, capital of history?

Rise of Eurasia: From the Washington-centric era to Moscow, capital of history?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs German Protestant pastor, theologist, and cartographer Heinrich Bunting published his masterpiece Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae (Travel Through Holy Scripture) In 1581. In the book, he included a special illustration/map titled “Die ganze Welt in einem Kleberblat/Welches ist der Stadt Hannover […]

‘Misguided’ hacker who gave ISIL ‘hit-list’ of U.S. military targets sentenced to 20 years

‘Misguided’ hacker who gave ISIL ‘hit-list’ of U.S. military targets sentenced to 20 years

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2016 A 20-year-old native of Kosovo who provided Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) a list of more than 1,000 U.S. government workers has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Ardit Ferizi, who was arrested last year in Malaysia, admitted hacking a private company and pulling out the […]

Return of the KGB? As democracy ebbs, Putin’s Russia is back on a familiar track

Return of the KGB? As democracy ebbs, Putin’s Russia is back on a familiar track

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2016 On the same day his United Russia party solidified one-party control of the government, President Vladimir Putin moved to effectively recreate the Soviet KGB by merging Moscow’s domestic security, foreign espionage and counterintelligence agencies. According to a report by Kommersant on Sept. 19, Putin’s plan would merge the Federal […]

Report: Clinton Foundation distributed ‘watered-down’ AIDS drugs to third world countries

Report: Clinton Foundation distributed ‘watered-down’ AIDS drugs to third world countries

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2016 The Clinton Foundation’s health initiative “likely increased” the risks of morbidity and mortality for HIV/AIDS patients in sub-Saharan Africa by distributing “watered-down” drugs, a report said. A draft of a congressional report obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation cited the Clinton Foundation’s “decade-long relationship with a controversial Indian […]

U.S. report finds Russia bombed aid convoy in Syria

U.S. report finds Russia bombed aid convoy in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2016 Russian planes bombed an aid convoy and warehouse belonging to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, killing 20 civilians, American officials said on Sept. 20. “All the evidence we have points to that conclusion,” one of the officials told CNN. The aid convoy was traveling in the area of Urum […]

White House on the defensive after airstrike by U.S. fighters allows ISIL advance

White House on the defensive after airstrike by U.S. fighters allows ISIL advance

by WorldTribune Staff, September 18, 2016 A U.S. airstrike that hit a Syrian army position on Sept. 17 allowed Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to advance on, an ultimately overrun it, the Syrian army said. The airstrike at Jebel Tharda near Deir Ezzor airport is “conclusive evidence” that the U.S. and its allies […]

Report: Merkel pushes German firms to hire unqualified migrants

Report: Merkel pushes German firms to hire unqualified migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2016 Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging the bosses of some of Germany’s largest companies to begin hiring unqualified refugees, a report said. Merkel, in a fight for her political life over her admittance of over 1 million refugees to Germany, said on Sept. 15 that the country needed “viable solutions” […]

Dozens stuck on Morocco border fence for hours after trying to enter Spain’s territory

Dozens stuck on Morocco border fence for hours after trying to enter Spain’s territory

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2016 Border police used cranes to pluck a group of migrants off a razor wire fence after they had attempted to illegally enter Spain’s territory in northern Morocco. Some 150 migrants were stranded for hours atop the six-meter-high fence at the Cueta border before being forcibly returned to Morocco, Spain’s […]

Iran sentences woman with dual UK-Iranian citizenship to 5 years in prison

Iran sentences woman with dual UK-Iranian citizenship to 5 years in prison

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2016 A UK woman with a young child was sentenced to five years in prison by Iran’s Revolutionary Court in what her husband said was “a punishment without a crime.” Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a 37-year-old from north London and mother of a 2-year-old daughter, was detained while on holiday in Iran […]

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