Merkel defends migration policies: ‘Fear cannot inform us in political actions’

Merkel defends migration policies: ‘Fear cannot inform us in political actions’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the spate of terror attacks in Germany are “horrifying and depressing” but won’t move the government to turn its back on Middle East refugees. Germany will “stick to our principles” and “give shelter to those who deserve it,” said Merkel, who cut short her […]

Teen who slashed French priest’s throat had been released from prison after twice attempting to join ISIL

Teen who slashed French priest’s throat had been released from prison after twice attempting to join ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 The jihadist who executed a French priest was wearing an electronic monitoring device after his release from prison for attempts to join Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), reports say. On July 26, Adel Kermiche and an accomplice entered the church at Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, where […]

WikiLeaks: What if a President Hillary Clinton attempted to blame foreign powers for personal scandals?

WikiLeaks: What if a President Hillary Clinton attempted to blame foreign powers for personal scandals?

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said there is “no proof whatsoever” that Russia is behind the hacking of DNC emails and that Democrats’ accusations are merely a “diversion” by Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The response to the DNC leaks by team Clinton “raises questions about the natural instincts of Clinton that […]

If the United States can’t do it, Trump hopes Russia can help find Clinton’s missing emails

If the United States can’t do it, Trump hopes Russia can help find Clinton’s missing emails

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 Because Russia has been accused of hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC), maybe it can also help find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on July 27. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Trump said. […]

ISIL claims credit for killing of French priest, attack in Ansbach, Germany

ISIL claims credit for killing of French priest, attack in Ansbach, Germany

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) announced its role in the murder of a French priest on July 26 and the bombing near a German music festival on July 24. ISIL claimed two of its “soldiers” entered a French church during morning mass in the Normandy town of […]

The EU as Soviet lite: I’ve seen this movie before and it does not end well

The EU as Soviet lite: I’ve seen this movie before and it does not end well

Special to WorldTribune.com After the Brexit and recent attacks against migrants in Britain I can’t get rid of the deja vu feeling. I’ve already watched this movie, a quarter century ago. I know how its ends. By Alexander Maistrovoy In summer of 1989, the Lithuanian Sejm decided to withdraw from the Soviet Union and establish […]

Inside Kosovo’s Islamist cauldron: A 19-year-old ISIL recruit’s story

Inside Kosovo’s Islamist cauldron: A 19-year-old ISIL recruit’s story

Special to WorldTribune.com By Frud Bezhan, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Kacanik, KOSOVO – A plume of smoke hangs over our table in the corner of a dark, shabby café in this rugged town in southern Kosovo. The lanky 19-year-old sitting next to me is chain-smoking through half a pack of L&Ms, his hands […]

Erdogan threatens Europe: Pay up or face new flood of migrants

Erdogan threatens Europe: Pay up or face new flood of migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2016 Turkey will open its border and allow a wave of migrants to flood into Europe unless the European Union pays the entire balance it promised Ankara for taking in millions of refugees, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “Ask them [the EU]. Did you pay? But Turkey still hosts […]

New wave of migrant violence hits Germany in Ansbach and Stuttgart

New wave of migrant violence hits Germany in Ansbach and Stuttgart

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2016 Four violent attacks in the past week have Germans increasingly questioning the government’s taking in of over 1 million Middle Eastern migrants and refugees. A Syrian asylum seeker who wounded 15 people when he detonated a bomb outside a music festival in Ansbach on July 25 had pledged allegiance […]

Arrests in Turkey surpass 13,000 as crackdown focuses on journalists, academics

Arrests in Turkey surpass 13,000 as crackdown focuses on journalists, academics

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2016 Turkey is arresting, firing or suspending scores of journalists, school teachers and university heads as some 13,000 people have now been ensnared in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s post-coup dragnet. Authorities issued detention warrants for 42 journalists, local media say, as part of an inquiry into the failed coup on […]

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