Soros behind anti-deportation campaign in Israel, Netanyahu says

Soros behind anti-deportation campaign in Israel, Netanyahu says

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2018 Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is driving the campaign against Israel’s plan to deport some 20,000 African migrants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Feb. 4. The Jerusalem Post reported, citing a “source close to the prime minister,” that Netanyahu was referring to Soros’s funding contribution to the New […]

Quiet visits to Washington by three top Russian intelligence chiefs raise eyebrows

Quiet visits to Washington by three top Russian intelligence chiefs raise eyebrows

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2018 In what a former CIA station chief in Moscow called a “highly unusual” occurrence, the leaders of Russia’s three top intelligence agencies were all in Washington, D.C. in recent days. Only one of the three recent visits by the spy chiefs was confirmed by Russia. Sergei Naryshkin, head of […]

Russian opposition leader released from jail; Moscow claims U.S. meddling in election

Russian opposition leader released from jail; Moscow claims U.S. meddling in election

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2018 Around the same time opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released after being detained by police, the Kremlin accused the U.S. of attempting to meddle in Russia’s upcoming presidential election. Navalny’s lawyer told the press on Jan. 28 that the opposition leader was released without being charged but will have […]

U.S. support needed in Mali, a nexus for Sahel terror and people-smuggling

U.S. support needed in Mali, a nexus for Sahel terror and people-smuggling

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The landlocked West African state of Mali remains a critical crossroads for both international people smuggling and a nexus of radical Islamic terrorism in the Sahel, the vast arid region on the southern reaches of the Sahara desert. Here amid ancient caravan routes, porous borders, […]

Ireland braces for abortion referendum: Bishop urges vote against ‘culture of death’

Ireland braces for abortion referendum: Bishop urges vote against ‘culture of death’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 Bishop Kevin Doran is urging voters in Ireland to “defend the right to life of the unborn” in the nation’s abortion referendum. The referendum, approval of which would repeal the 8th amendment and allow for limited abortions, will likely be held this summer. Doran, the bishop of the Elphin […]

Soros at Davos: Tolerate nuclear N. Korea; Trump wants ‘mafia state’ in U.S.

Soros at Davos: Tolerate nuclear N. Korea; Trump wants ‘mafia state’ in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 Leftist billionaire George Soros said at the World Economic Forum in Davos that President Donald Trump wants a “mafia state” in the U.S. and that the world should accept North Korea as a nuclear power. “I find the current moment in history rather painful,” Soros said. “In the United […]

Trump triumphs at Davos to the dismay of CNN

Trump triumphs at Davos to the dismay of CNN

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 The mainstream media pushed the narrative that U.S. President Donald Trump would “bomb” in Davos, Rush Limbaugh noted on Jan. 25. “He’s gonna be rejected in Davos. He’s gonna be asked to leave in Davos. They’re gonna hate that Trump is there. Trump is gonna be an enemy. These […]

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 Russia for years “has looked the other way” as its ally Syria has used chemical weapons on its own citizens, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said at a UN Security Council meeting on Jan. 23. Calling Russia “complicit in the Assad regime’s atrocities,” Haley cited reports […]

Report: Vatican bows to China, sacrifices two bishops

Report: Vatican bows to China, sacrifices two bishops

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 The Vatican, amid pressure from the Chinese government, asked two Chinese bishops to either retire or accept demotion to make way for government-approved bishops, a report said. The Holy See reportedly asked Bishop Peter Zhuang of Shantou and Bishop Joseph Guo Xijin of Mindong to stand aside, according to […]

Global elites fly into Davos, risk snow drifts and avalanche threats to address global warming

Global elites fly into Davos, risk snow drifts and avalanche threats to address global warming

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 Some 1,000 private jets flew a group of world elites in luxury to this year’s World Economic Forum at a ritzy ski resort in Davos, Switzerland. When they arrived to talk about the impact of global warming (which many expect to get a pass on for the large carbon […]