How green is Hillary? Emails she ‘sold fracking to the world’

How green is Hillary? Emails she ‘sold fracking to the world’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2016 Despite her pandering to environmentalists during her current campaign for president, Hillary Clinton was a major player in selling fracking “to the world,” recent emails and documents revealed. Documents recently obtained by The Intercept show the role of the U.S. State Department during Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state […]

Kurds open ‘missions’ in world capitals for new federal region in Syria

Kurds open ‘missions’ in world capitals for new federal region in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2016 Syria’s Kurds have opened a representative office in Paris, following similar openings in Moscow, Berlin and Stockholm. The Kurds, who in March unilaterally proclaimed the creation of the Rojava federal region in northern Syria, opened the new office in central Paris on May 23. “Our priority is to defeat […]

Conflicting reports continue to emerge about doomed EgyptAir flight

Conflicting reports continue to emerge about doomed EgyptAir flight

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2016 Reports have emerged of threats to EgyptAir Flight 804 and the detection of smoke prior to the airliner disappearing, but there has yet to be a claim of responsibility by any terrorist organization. According to a report on May 21, the words “we will bring this plane down” were […]

Polish leader: Bill Clinton should have his head examined

Polish leader: Bill Clinton should have his head examined

by WorldTribune Staff, May 20, 2016 The leader of Poland’s conservative party suggested a CAT Scan may be in order for Bill Clinton after the former president said Poland and Hungary craved authoritarian “Putin-like leadership.” During a campaign appearance for wife Hillary, Bill Clinton said “Poland and Hungary, two countries that would not be free […]

French intel warned of new ISIL attack prior to EgyptAir crash

French intel warned of new ISIL attack prior to EgyptAir crash

by WorldTribune Staff, May 20, 2016 The head of France’s DGSI intelligence agency warned that France was “clearly targeted” by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) a week before EgyptAir Flight 840 crashed into the Mediterranean. The Airbus A320 carrying 56 passengers, seven crew and three security officers disappeared early on May 19 as […]

How China’s economic slowdown hit Brazil, other BRICS states

How China’s economic slowdown hit Brazil, other BRICS states

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff’s impeachment on May 12, 2016, was clearly due to consistent missteps by the president and her colleagues, but the underlying contribution to the Brazilian crisis — and crises in other countries — of the slowdown in the People’s […]

Two-thirds of Germans say Islam does not belong in their country

Two-thirds of Germans say Islam does not belong in their country

Special to WorldTribune.com A majority of Germans now say Islam does belong in their culture, a significant rise sparked by the refugee crisis, terror fears and the mass sexual assaults by Arab men on New Year’s. A poll by Infratest dimap published on May 12 showed 60 percent of Germans saying Islam does not have […]

As it is written: The Jihadists in their own words — Part I, The subversion of Europe

As it is written: The Jihadists in their own words — Part I, The subversion of Europe

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Jihad is escalating into Europe. The mid-November 2015 jihadist strike at the heart of Paris, the late-March 2016 jihadist strike at the heart of Brussels, as well as the host of smaller “incidents” such as the mid-May 2016 stabbing […]

At UN debate, platitudes about terrorism and near silence about state sponsors

At UN debate, platitudes about terrorism and near silence about state sponsors

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Stressing that terrorism “can only be defeated by a sustained and comprehensive approach” involving the active participation and collaboration of all States, the UN Security Council hosted an open debate on developing a counter-narrative campaign to in effect dissuade, discourage and ultimately defuse this widening […]

Report finds record 40.8 million people displaced by conflict in 2015

Report finds record 40.8 million people displaced by conflict in 2015

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The number of people uprooted within their own countries by war and conflict rose last year to a record 40.8 million, a report published on May 10 found. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head […]

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