Hungary to hold ‘national consultation’ on ‘public enemy’ Soros

Hungary to hold ‘national consultation’ on ‘public enemy’ Soros

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2017 Officials in Hungary said the country would hold a “national consultation” to investigate public views on leftist billionaire George Soros. The so-called “Soros plan” includes Europe accepting a million migrants per year and the demolition of Hungary’s hugely successful anti-migrant border fence, Lajos Kosa, a top official in the […]

Revolutionary: Tunisian women can now marry non-Muslim men

Revolutionary: Tunisian women can now marry non-Muslim men

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2017 Tunisian Parliament has voted to allow women in the nation to marry non-Muslim men, overturning a law enacted in 1973. Previously, any non-Muslim man who wished to marry a Tunisian woman was forced to convert to Islam and display a certificate of his conversion to the authorities. He would […]

Report: ISIS in possession of more than 11,000 blank Syrian passports

Report: ISIS in possession of more than 11,000 blank Syrian passports

by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) holds some 11,100 blank Syrian passports which German authorities fear could be used to bring potential terrorists into Europe, a report said. The passports, stolen from Syrian government sites, are genuine identity papers that have not yet been filled out with an individual’s details, making them […]

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Since the mid-Twentieth Century, it has fallen to the United States of America to deal with apocalyptic and devastating crises around the world including the World Wars and the Cold War. The emergence on the world stage in 2017 of North Korea — a belligerent communist rogue state […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

U.S. proposes ban on oil shipments to N. Korea, freeze on Kim Jong-Un’s assets

U.S. proposes ban on oil shipments to N. Korea, freeze on Kim Jong-Un’s assets

by WorldTribune Staff, September 8, 2017 The United States has circulated a proposal at the United Nations to stop oil shipments to North Korea and freeze the assets of Kim Jong-Un. The draft resolution, circulated to all 15 members of the UN Security Council, would also ban Pyongyang’s exports of textiles and prohibit employment of […]

Russia adds Egypt to list of Mideast nuclear power deals

Russia adds Egypt to list of Mideast nuclear power deals

by WorldTribune Staff, September 5, 2017 Egypt and Russia on Sept. 4 finalized a deal in which Moscow will fund the construction of a nuclear power plant in Egypt. The deal was announced after Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in China, where they were attending a summit, the Associated […]

U.S. eyes easing sanctions on Sudan, but raises concerns over persecution of Christians

U.S. eyes easing sanctions on Sudan, but raises concerns over persecution of Christians

by WorldTribune Staff, September 3, 2017 The Trump administration on Aug. 29 raised concerns over Sudan’s persecution of religious minorities during talks aimed at easing sanctions on Khartoum which have been in place for 20 years. Mark Green, newly-appointed head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held the talks with senior Sudanese officials […]

Tit for tat: U.S. closes 3 Russian consular facilities in U.S.

Tit for tat: U.S. closes 3 Russian consular facilities in U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Christopher Sparks, September 1, 2017 The U.S. State Department on Aug. 31 said that, “in the spirit of parity,” the U.S. is closing Russian diplomatic facilities in San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and New York City. The closures will be completed by Sept. 2, a person identified as a senior Trump administration […]

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers near N. Korea as U.S., S. Korea hold war games

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers near N. Korea as U.S., S. Korea hold war games

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 Russia flew nuclear-capable strategic bombers and planes with advanced intelligence gathering capabilities near the Korean peninsula this week while the U.S. and South Korea were conducting war games. Japan and South Korea scrambled fighter jets to escort the Russian Tupolev-95MS bombers, according to an Aug. 24 Reuters report. Russia […]

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