ISIL flag found in room of teen who attacked passengers on German train

ISIL flag found in room of teen who attacked passengers on German train

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2016 A 17-year-old Afghan refugee who attacked passengers on a train in Bavaria, Germany with an axe had a hand-painted Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) flag in his home, police said. Along with the flag, police found a letter the attacker appeared to have written to his father, […]

Merkel: Erdogan response to attempted overthrow ‘raises profound and worrisome questions’

Merkel: Erdogan response to attempted overthrow ‘raises profound and worrisome questions’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 Germany slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s response to a failed coup attempt, criticizing what it called “revolting scenes of caprice and revenge.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters on July 18 that Berlin had grave questions about Erdogan’s response, which included consideration of a return […]

NATO 2.0: More important now than ever

NATO 2.0: More important now than ever

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a sense NATO has been a victim of its own success. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also known as the Atlantic Alliance, has rested on its post Cold War laurels and the afterglow of the fall of the Berlin Wall and political freedom throughout […]

Germany passes ‘no means no’ law in wake of Cologne sex attacks

Germany passes ‘no means no’ law in wake of Cologne sex attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2016 Germany has strengthened its laws on rape in a move that was spurred by the New Year’s sex assaults in Cologne. The “no means no” law, passed unanimously no July 7 in Germany’s lower house, no longer requires that victims physically resist sexual assault in order to pursue rape […]

 WORLD MATTERS: An Edmund Burke conservative in Europe protests Brexit ‘bigotry’ by U.S. conservatives

  WORLD MATTERS: An Edmund Burke conservative in Europe protests Brexit ‘bigotry’ by U.S. conservatives

Special to WorldTribune.com By Uwe Siemon-Netto Of the half-billion people living in the European Union, 440 million are not British. These 440 million all live in functioning democracies. Most of those 27 countries are members of NATO, and therefore allies of the United States. And they sent soldiers to fight on the side of their […]

WORLD MATTERS: The Brexit sorrow of an Anglo-German couple

WORLD MATTERS: The Brexit sorrow of an Anglo-German couple

Special to WorldTribune.com By Uwe Siemon-Netto “Oh dear, I’d better stay in bed,” groaned my English wife, Gillian, when I woke her on Friday morning with the sad news that her compatriots had voted to leave the European Union. Before pulling the blanket over her head she said, “Life will never be the same again.” […]

Ukraine’s faultline: Baltics looks for support to U.S. where campaigns are ignoring foreign policy

Ukraine’s faultline: Baltics looks for support to U.S. where campaigns are ignoring foreign policy

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The artillery rumbles like a rolling late spring storm. Small arms fire reaches a staccato, only to fall silent just as quickly. And hapless civilians on both sides of an arbitrary divide endure and suffer as the forgotten slow burner conflict in eastern Ukraine continues […]

70 years after the Holocaust, art stolen by Nazis still on display in U.S. museums

70 years after the Holocaust, art stolen by Nazis still on display in U.S. museums

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2016 Sen. Ted Cruz is spearheading new legislation aimed at stopping U.S. museums from “waiting out the clock” in a bid to keep high-priced artworks looted by Nazis from being returned to Jewish Holocaust victims. “Over 70 years later — we are still trying to cope with the consequences of […]

The list of attendees at the 2016 Bilderberg summit in Dresden, Germany

The list of attendees at the 2016 Bilderberg summit in Dresden, Germany

The program for this week’s secretive meeting of “political leaders and experts from industry, finance, academia and the media” lists as agenda items: China, cybersecurity, migrants, Russia, technology, etc. Others guess the real agenda includes Donald Trump and the spread of populist movements worldwide feeding on growing distrust of global elitists of the type slated […]

Migrants in Germany commit 69,000 crimes in 3 months …

Migrants in Germany commit 69,000 crimes in 3 months …

Special to WorldTribune.com Drudge-Select — June 7, 2016 c/o DrudgeReport.com Race Wars, 2016 Flashback: Sotomayor said ethnicity ‘will make difference in our judging’… Lord: Race-driven association exactly what’s wrong with legal system… Ryan calls Trump attack ‘textbook definition of racist comment’… Migrants in Germany commit 69,000 crimes in 3 months … Chinese jet makes ‘unsafe’ […]

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