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’ […]

Except for south Asia, the global economy is stalling as government spending soars

Except for south Asia, the global economy is stalling as government spending soars

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — “Economic activity in the world economy remains lackluster, with little prospect for a turnaround in 2016,” cites the gloomy prognosis by the World Economic Situation and Prospects Update for 2016. The UN survey cautions that weak global growth “continues to linger,” posing a serious challenge […]

As it is written — Part III, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s command to ‘every Muslim in every place’

As it is written — Part III, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s command to ‘every Muslim in every place’

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 19, 2016 By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Part I, Part II. The initial alienation of grassroots, European-born and educated Muslim youth was a result of the overall deteriorating economic and social conditions throughout Western Europe. But this socio-economic frustration quickly transformed into a […]

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 […]

International media silent as Turkey teeters on the brink of civil war

International media silent as Turkey teeters on the brink of civil war

Special to WorldTribune.com GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu resigned on May 5, in a move initiated by President Reçep Tayyip Erdoğan in order to circumvent the lack of parliamentary numbers which could change the constitution to create an executive presidency. The increasing consolidation of power in the president’s hands, however, has […]

Germany’s Merkel expects Turkey to honor migrants pact she concluded with ousted PM

Germany’s Merkel expects Turkey to honor migrants pact she concluded with ousted PM

Special to WorldTribune.com Germany fully expects Turkey to honor a deal limiting refugee flows to Europe despite the resignation of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, with whom German Chancellor Angela Merkel hammered out the deal. “The chancellor has worked very well until now with Davutoglu and all Turkish representatives and we assume that this good and […]

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