Vehicular terrorism: Ramming attack in London marks new, go-to method of choice

Vehicular terrorism: Ramming attack in London marks new, go-to method of choice

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 Attacks involving vehicles as the weapon of choice for terrorists will likely increase as they are inexpensive to organize and easier to pull off than bombings or mass shootings, analysts say. “The success of vehicular attacks, a low-tech, inexpensive and almost unstoppable method of killing civilians and getting international […]

Letter to EU triggers Brexit: UK to ‘take control’ and ‘no turning back’

Letter to EU triggers Brexit: UK to ‘take control’ and ‘no turning back’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 Britain’s ambassador to the EU on March 29 delivered a letter signed by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to European Council President Donald Tusk that officially triggered Britain’s departure from the EU. “After nine months the UK has delivered Brexit,” Tusk wrote on Twitter. “There is no reason to pretend […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali warns: Radical Islamist ideology must not take root in U.S. as it did in Europe

Ayaan Hirsi Ali warns: Radical Islamist ideology must not take root in U.S. as it did in Europe

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 British officials have acknowledged that Islamist indoctrination by “non-violent extremists” was key in influencing terrorists who carried out attacks in the UK. Activist and author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, in an opinion piece for The Washington Times on March 28, wrote that “it is important for the United States to […]

‘Bad boys of Brexit’ join effort to split California in two: Coastal elites vs the people

‘Bad boys of Brexit’ join effort to split California in two: Coastal elites vs the people

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2017 Having spearheaded the campaign that led Britain to dump the European Union, the “Bad Boys of Brexit” are now pushing “Calexit” – a campaign to split California into two states. Former UKip leader Nigel Farage and Leave backer Arron Banks recently helped raise $1 million for Calexit, which would […]

ISIS hails its ‘soldier’ in deadly London attack; PM calls him ‘peripheral figure’

ISIS hails its ‘soldier’ in deadly London attack; PM calls him ‘peripheral figure’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The British-born man who carried out the deadly terrorist attack near parliament in London was a “soldier” of Islamic State, the extremist group has said through its unofficial news agency, Amaq. British authorities say the assailant in the March 22 attack fatally stabbed a police officer […]

UK wary of Russian support for Libyan general; Trump’s position unclear

UK wary of Russian support for Libyan general; Trump’s position unclear

by WorldTribune Staff, February 23, 2017 Russia’s defense minister has warned the UK against interfering in Moscow’s foreign policy after Britain’s defense secretary said “we don’t need the bear sticking his paws” into Libya. Sir Michael Fallon had criticized talks held between Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and Libyan National Army commander Gen. Khalifa Haftar, […]

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 […]

As some world leaders protest, Egypt enforces Trump’s ban on Muslims from 7 nations

As some world leaders protest, Egypt enforces Trump’s ban on Muslims from 7 nations

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2017 While a slew of world leaders slammed President Donald Trump’s executive order banning the entry of citizens from seven Muslim countries to the United States, Egypt signaled its willingness to enforce the order. On Jan. 27, five Iraqis and one Yemeni passenger were stopped from boarding an EgyptAir jet […]

South Asia boom, Trump initiatives are the good news for a sagging global economy

South Asia boom, Trump initiatives are the good news for a sagging global economy

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Modest global economic recovery is expected, but a return to robust and sustained growth remains elusive, according to the World Economic Situation Report, the UN’s barometer of international economic trends. The current survey states that while the world economy grew by a a modest 2.2 […]

UK Supreme Court rules parliament must vote on Brexit

UK Supreme Court rules parliament must vote on Brexit

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct By an 8-3 vote, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government must have parliamentary approval to end the UK’s membership in the European Union (EU). The vote would be required for the government to invoke Article 50 of the European Charter, the process […]

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