Darkest Hour? Churchill, Chamberlain and today’s North Korean dilemma

Darkest Hour? Churchill, Chamberlain and today’s North Korean dilemma

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― Historical comparisons can be terribly flawed. Bearing that in mind, I could not help but think of talk about talks with North Korea while watching a new British film, “Darkest Hour,” all about Winston Churchill in the darkest early days of World War II spurning pleas to […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

‘Technically viable’ underwater natural gas pipeline to supply Europe by 2025

‘Technically viable’ underwater natural gas pipeline to supply Europe by 2025

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2017 Cyprus, Greece, Israel and Italy on Dec. 5 signed an agreement to build a major underwater pipeline to supply natural gas to Europe. The pipeline will be some 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) long and is estimated to cost approximately $6 billion (five billion euros). It will have an annual […]

A better life? Italy threatens to give EU visas to 200,000 migrants

A better life? Italy threatens to give EU visas to 200,000 migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, July 16, 2017 Italian officials have threatened to issue temporary EU visas to 200,000 migrants. Italy has been struggling to cope with a huge increase in people fleeing north Africa and has become frustrated with what it says is the lack of help from its EU neighbors. More than 86,000 migrants have […]

Pope’s preferred journalist, an atheist, conveys concerns about G20, immigration

Pope’s preferred journalist, an atheist, conveys concerns about G20, immigration

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2017 As world powers gathered in Hamburg, Germany for the G20, Pope Francis aired his concerns that migrants “are drawn to the continents and countries of ancient wealth … especially Europe.” In an interview with Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari, an avowed atheist, Francis said that “colonialism began in Europe. There […]

Austria set to send troops to border with Italy to block migrants

Austria set to send troops to border with Italy to block migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2017 Austria has sent armored vehicles to the Italian border to block migrants from entering the country. Vienna’s government said it is bolstering border controls at the Brenner Pass, a key trade and transport route through the Alps that connects Italy and Austria. The government said it has 750 troops […]

Italy ponders paid ‘menstrual leave’

Italy ponders paid ‘menstrual leave’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2017 Italy’s parliament is considering a policy mandating that companies offer working women three days of paid “menstrual leave” per month. Italy, which has one of the world’s lowest rates of female participation in the workforce, would become the first Western country to enact such a law. South Korea has […]

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 […]

Italian archbishop: ‘In 10 years we will all be Muslims’

Italian archbishop: ‘In 10 years we will all be Muslims’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 Christianity is “in full decline” and Islam will soon become the main religion in Europe, an Italian archbishop warned. “In 10 years we will all be Muslims because of our stupidity,” Monsignor Carlo Liberati, Archbishop Emeritus of Pompeii said. “Italy and Europe live in a pagan and atheist way, […]

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