Conservative UK faction wants clean break from EU as push for 2nd Brexit vote intensifies

Conservative UK faction wants clean break from EU as push for 2nd Brexit vote intensifies

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2018 A conservative faction in UK parliament has indicated it favors a clean break from the European Union and may not support the Brexit deal being proposed by Prime Minister Theresa May. Jacob Rees-Mogg, chair of the European Research Group, a faction within May’s Conservative Party, is strongly opposed to […]

Nightmare in Germany: Former Yazidi sex slave confronted by captor in supermarket

Nightmare in Germany: Former Yazidi sex slave confronted by captor in supermarket

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 A Yazidi teenager who was kidnapped at age 15 by Islamic State (ISIS) and held for three months as a sex slave said she now feels safer in an Iraqi refugee camp than in Germany, where she was confronted earlier this year by her ISIS captor. Ashwaq Ta’lo, 19, […]

Report: Iran’s presence in Syria dominated Helsinki summit

Report: Iran’s presence in Syria dominated Helsinki summit

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 During their summit last month in Helsinki, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed that Iran should withdraw from the Syrian conflict, a report said. Iran’s role in Syria was the dominant topic in the meeting between Trump and Putin, a U.S. administration official said, according […]

Populists look to end 100 years of Social Democrats’ dominance in Sweden

Populists look to end 100 years of Social Democrats’ dominance in Sweden

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 The populist Sweden Democrats party is poised to possibly win the most seats in Sweden’s parliament, knocking the Social Democrats out of power for the first time in more than a century. Some polls now show the Sweden Democrats at 25 percent, which would likely gain them the majority […]

U.S. hits Russian, Chinese firms for breaching N. Korea sanctions

U.S. hits Russian, Chinese firms for breaching N. Korea sanctions

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2018 The U.S. Treasury Department on Aug. 15 announced new sanctions on a Russian port service agency which aided North Korean ships and a Chinese firm and its Singapore affiliate which sold alcohol and tobacco products to Pyongyang in breach of current U.S. sanctions. Russian-based Profinet Pte Ltd and its […]

Opposition researcher dined with key Russian before, after Trump Tower meeting

Opposition researcher dined with key Russian before, after Trump Tower meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2018 A meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016 between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin is a cornerstone in claims that Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia. It may also have been a trap set for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, a report said. The […]

Report: U.S ambassador to Germany plays hardball on Iran

Report: U.S ambassador to Germany plays hardball on Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, August 8, 2018 The U.S. ambassador to Germany has delivered a blunt message to German companies, either do business with the United States or Iran – but not both. Ambassador Richard Grenell is convincing German companies to go with the U.S. Grenell was instrumental in German car company Daimler’s decision to cancel […]

Hanson on Left’s Russia flip-flop: ‘Stupidest policy’ in recent U.S. history

Hanson on Left’s Russia flip-flop: ‘Stupidest policy’ in recent U.S. history

by WorldTribune Staff, August 6, 2018 Not long ago, the Left ridiculed what it saw as “right-wing American paranoia over a bogus ‘Russian bear,’ ” a columnist noted. Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton played up the “Russian reset,” even famously presenting the Kremlin’s foreign minister with a prop reset button. Now, the Left’s “Russia-is-Satan construct […]

Russians approached Trumps, columnist notes, but Clinton team paid for Russian dirt on Trump

Russians approached Trumps, columnist notes, but Clinton team paid for Russian dirt on Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2018 The Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and a group of Russians claiming to have dirt on Hillary Clinton is “Exhibit A” in special counsel Robert Mueller’s collusion investigaton, but it “took place at the request of the Russians. They were the ones who […]

Former spy chief wins Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe presidential election

Former spy chief wins Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe presidential election

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2018 A former minister of state security who was installed as president after President Robert Mugabe’s ouster in a coup was elected Zimbabwe’s president on Aug. 2. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a longtime ally of Mugabe was declared the winner after a poll that was marred by the deaths of six […]

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