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 […]

View from abroad: The time is right for putting America first

View from abroad: The time is right for putting America first

Special to WorldTribune , January 24, 2017 By Michael Breen SEOUL — The vision of the new American president, Donald Trump to “put America first” captures the shift in the American role in the world that has been going on for the past 25 years. For all the policy nervousness it is causing here and […]

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Chaos, Conflict and Crisis are some of the words describing the combustible global situation the new American President Donald J. Trump inherits from his predecessor. Far from a stable world order, Donald Trump is entering a complex foreign maze in which he must decipher, decode […]

Spy fiction or malware? A closer look at a ‘dodgy’ Russia dossier on Trump

Spy fiction or malware? A closer look at a ‘dodgy’ Russia dossier on Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 The “dodgy” dossier on President-elect Donald Trump allegedly compiled by a former British agent reads more like a spy novel than an intelligence document, media critics said. The latest Trump “narrative” wasn’t that big of a secret. It had been shopped around to multiple news outlets including big names […]

Boom: UK’s economy world’s strongest after Brexit shock

Boom: UK’s economy world’s strongest after Brexit shock

by WorldTribune Staff, January 6, 2017 The UK’s economy defied the gloom and doom predictions after the Brexit vote and ended the year with the strongest growth of the world’s advanced economies. Britain’s economy grew by 2.2 percent last year — more than the six other leading nations, including the United States, Germany and Japan. […]

Brexit boom: McDonald’s to bring European hub, 5,000 jobs to UK

Brexit boom: McDonald’s to bring European hub, 5,000 jobs to UK

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2016 In a sign of its commitment to the UK after Brexit, McDonald’s Corp said on Dec. 8 it would move its international tax base to Britain from Luxembourg. The company, which said it would create over 5,000 jobs in Britain by the end of 2017, made the move after […]

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