‘Highest-level defection’: N. Korean diplomat who disappeared in London surfaces in S. Korea

‘Highest-level defection’: N. Korean diplomat who disappeared in London surfaces in S. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2016 A North Korean diplomat based in London has defected to South Korea. Thae Yong-Ho, who fled the London embassy with his family, is the highest-ranking diplomat ever to defect from North Korea to the democratic South, officials in Seoul said on Aug. 17. Thae, who lived in the UK […]

Report: Key U.S. allies seek to block Obama’s transformation of nuclear doctrine

Report: Key U.S. allies seek to block Obama’s transformation of nuclear doctrine

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2016 America’s major allies are calling on President Barack Obama not to change U.S. nuclear weapons policy. Japan, South Korea, France and the UK have all signaled their opposition to Obama’s planned “no first use” policy for the United States. Obama’s “last-minute drive for a foreign-policy legacy is making U.S. […]

Author: The ‘quiet conquest’ of Europe is well underway

Author: The ‘quiet conquest’ of Europe is well underway

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2016 Islam’s “quiet conquest” of Europe has begun with the ultimate goal being total domination under Sharia law, Italian author and journalist, Giulio Meotti wrote for Gatestone Institute. “Last month, the Wall Street Journal published an interview with France’s director of domestic intelligence, Patrick Calvar,” Meotti wrote: Calvar spoke of […]

British schoolgirl who joined ISIL believed killed by Russian airstrike

British schoolgirl who joined ISIL believed killed by Russian airstrike

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2016 A 17-year-old British girl who joined Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) last year is said to have been killed in a Russian airstrike on the terror group’s de facto capital at Raqqa, Syria. Kadiza Sultana was one of three London schoolgirls who made headlines last year when […]

London’s Khan counsels calm after knife attack kills American; 1-month death toll from 141 Islamic terror attacks worldwide reaches 1,165

London’s Khan counsels calm after knife attack kills American; 1-month death toll from 141 Islamic terror attacks worldwide reaches 1,165

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 Mayor Sadiq Khan said Londoners should remain “calm and vigilant” following a knife attack on Aug. 3 in a popular tourist area that killed one and injured five. Meanwhile, the website TheReligionofPeace.com has released an updated list of Islamist terror attacks carried out in the last 30 days. “During […]

British jets strike Saddam Hussein’s palace used by ISIL as training center

British jets strike Saddam Hussein’s palace used by ISIL as training center

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 A pair of British Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornados were part of a multinational squadron that bombed the former palace of Saddam Hussein on Aug. 1, the UK Ministry of Defense said. The Tornados were armed with 2,000-pound Paveway bombs, the RAF’s largest, in the attack on the palace, […]

With Boeing deal in limbo, Iran goes shopping for planes at airshow in Britain

With Boeing deal in limbo, Iran goes shopping for planes at airshow in Britain

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 As Congress moved to block Boeing’s sale of planes to Iran, the Islamic Republic is shopping elsewhere for airliners and searching for any financiers willing to risk the restoration of sanctions. Iranian airline executives visited the Farnborough Airshow in Britain last week for talks with potential sellers including Japan’s […]

UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May opposed Brexit, names Boris Johnson foreign minister

UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May opposed Brexit, names Boris Johnson foreign minister

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs LONDON — Incoming UK Prime Minister Theresa May on the evening of July 13, 2016, was asked by the Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II, to form a new Government, following the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron. Immediately after her audience with the Queen she announced the key […]

Jolly good? Post-Brexit politics cuts to the chase and only one lady is left standing

Jolly good? Post-Brexit politics cuts to the chase and only one lady is left standing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk LONDON ― Nobody does politics like the Brits. Just as Hillary and the Trumpster were turning into bores in the U.S., along came an unpredictable change in the leadership of the United Kingdom. While one conservative takes over from another as prime minister, confusion reigns. For the benefit of […]

Russian officials zero in on opportunities provided by Brexit vote

Russian officials zero in on opportunities provided by Brexit vote

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct In the wake of the stunning UK vote to leave the European Union (EU), media attention is focused on the reaction from major European nations and the United States. As one of the Western alliance’s most prominent members, the UK also is in the forefront of the […]

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