French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 The Hong Kong-based economist who was one of the very few to publicly predict Donald Trump’s election victory is betting on Marine Le Pen winning in France. Charles Gave, founder of asset-allocation consultancy GaveKal Research, told Bloomberg the markets are underpricing Le Pen’s chances and not considering backlash in […]

‘Carlos the Jackal’ is back: Pro-Palestinian terrorist faced new charges, 3rd life sentence

‘Carlos the Jackal’ is back: Pro-Palestinian terrorist faced new charges, 3rd life sentence

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2017 Already serving two life sentences for a series of murders he committed in France on behalf of the Palestinian cause, the Venezuelan-born terrorist known as “Carlos the Jackal” is on trial for another deadly attack. Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, once the world’s most-wanted fugitive, appeared in a French court on […]

French socialist candidate’s gaffe seen boosting Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign

French socialist candidate’s gaffe seen boosting Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is rising in the polls after socialist candidate Emmanuel Macron sparked a major uproar by calling French colonialism a “crime against humanity.” Analysts say Macron all but handed Le Pen “an electoral gift.” A Feb. 20 OpinionWay poll showed Le Pen with […]

CNBC perplexed by ‘surprising’ European poll on Muslim migration

CNBC perplexed by ‘surprising’ European poll on Muslim migration

by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2017 CNBC on Feb. 8 said it was shocked by a recent survey of 10 European nations which revealed strong, continent-wide opposition to Muslim migration. Readers who have followed the European migrant crisis are well aware of the outrage across the continent sparked by the open door policy to Muslim […]

Poll taken before Trump order found most Europeans support ban on migration from Muslim-majority countries

Poll taken before Trump order found most Europeans support ban on migration from Muslim-majority countries

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2017 The majority of Europeans in a new poll favored halting all future immigration from Muslim-majority countries. An average of 55 percent of respondents in the 10 European countries surveyed favored a ban on immigration from Muslim-majority countries. Just 20 percent opposed the ban while 25 percent were unsure. The Chatham […]

France first: Le Pen sides with Trump and Brexit against globalization, militant Islam

France first: Le Pen sides with Trump and Brexit against globalization, militant Islam

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2017 A France enslaved to the European Union risks losing its identity to globalism and Islamic fundamentalism, National Front party candidate Marine Le Pen said on Feb. 5 as she formally launched her presidential campaign. “There will be no other laws and values in France but French,” Le Pen said. […]

Church in revolt at pope’s ‘blessing’ of Islam’s expansion in Europe

Church in revolt at pope’s ‘blessing’ of Islam’s expansion in Europe

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2017 Several leaders in the Catholic Church are openly challenging what they say is Pope Francis’s decision to condone the rapid spread of Islam in Europe. “[T]hey are not refugees, this is an invasion, they come here with cries of ‘Allahu Akbar’, they want to take over,” said Laszlo Kiss […]

Terrorism in France credited with rightward turn by millennials

Terrorism in France credited with rightward turn by millennials

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 Mass casualty terror attacks and high unemployment are driving French millennials toward a conservative party typically labeled ultra-right by the media. Marine Le Pen’s National Front is the political party with the most support among French citizens aged 18-34, according to a report released by polling organization Odoxa on […]

U.S. issues license for sale of more than 100 commercial planes to Iran

U.S. issues license for sale of more than 100 commercial planes to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The United States has issued a second license to France’s Airbus to sell more than 100 commercial planes to Iran. Airbus in September received a license to sell 17 planes to Tehran. Officials said that the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control on November […]

American tourists warned on public areas in France over the holidays

American tourists warned on public areas in France over the holidays

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2016 American tourists should exercise caution when visiting holiday festivals, events and outdoor markets in France amid a rising terror threat during the holiday season, the U.S. State Department said on Nov. 21. The State Department issued a travel advisory one day after French security services arrested seven members of […]

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