Merkel changes her tune, will pay migrants to leave Germany

Merkel changes her tune, will pay migrants to leave Germany

by WorldTribune Staff, February 12, 2017 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has changed her mind and appears ready to send packing many of the migrants she once welcomed with open arms. As a parting gift, they will get some cash from the nation’s taxpayers. Merkel, who is trailing in the polls in her bid for a […]

CNBC perplexed by ‘surprising’ European poll on Muslim migration

CNBC perplexed by ‘surprising’ European poll on Muslim migration

by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2017 CNBC on Feb. 8 said it was shocked by a recent survey of 10 European nations which revealed strong, continent-wide opposition to Muslim migration. Readers who have followed the European migrant crisis are well aware of the outrage across the continent sparked by the open door policy to Muslim […]

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 […]

Europe a ‘launching pad’ for ISIS attack in U.S., former CIA official says

Europe a ‘launching pad’ for ISIS attack in U.S., former CIA official says

by WorldTribune Staff, February 2, 2017 Ineffective intelligence-sharing has allowed Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists to infiltrate Europe and establish a “launching pad” for attacks in the United States, a former CIA official said. The absence of a cohesive information-sharing strategy among European intelligence agencies exposes the U.S. to a greater risk of terrorist attacks, former […]

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 […]

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 […]

German school supports Muslim students’ protest of Holocaust remembrance

German school supports Muslim students’ protest of Holocaust remembrance

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2017 Administrators at a German high school backed Muslim students who protested an International Holocaust Remembrance Day event, a report said. The event was part of a global commemoration in which participants take selfies along with a sign saying “I Remember” or “We Remember.” Along with Muslim students protesting the […]

Reverse migration: Family trades ‘sexually permissive’ Germany for the wilds of Siberia

Reverse migration: Family trades ‘sexually permissive’ Germany for the wilds of Siberia

Special to WorldTribune.com Natalya Yakovleva, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty KYSHTOVKY, Russia — In the early 1990s, Eugen Martens and his family left Siberia’s Omsk Oblast hoping to build a better future in Germany. Now, at the age of 45, he, his wife, and their 10 children have returned to Russia, fleeing what he […]

Germany’s Merkel readies her pitch for early Trump meeting

Germany’s Merkel readies her pitch for early Trump meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, January 22, 2017 German Chancellor Angela Merkel is doing her homework on President Donald Trump in preparation for her first meeting with the new U.S. leader, according to German news reports. Merkel, who is running for a fourth term in Germany’s fall elections, is said to have already drawn red lines, including […]

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 […]

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