N. Korea ‘faithfully implementing’ summit agreement, demands South scrap human rights act

N. Korea ‘faithfully implementing’ summit agreement, demands South scrap human rights act

by WorldTribune Staff, June 24, 2018 The Kim Jong-Un regime vowed to implement the Singapore summit agreement as it prepared to repatriate the remains of American troops killed during the Korean War in 1950-53, the North Korean state media claimed. The same official media also demanded that its brother nation to the South, a staunch […]

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 […]

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. government announced it will start admitting refugees from most countries again after a 120-day ban, but will impose new restrictions on refugees from Iran and 10 other countries where it sees security risks. While the government allowed its temporary refugee ban to expire as […]

Vise tightens on North Korea crisis as Americans focus elsewhere

Vise tightens on North Korea crisis as Americans focus elsewhere

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — Americans are so fixated on the issues of healthcare and Russia that tightening sanctions on North Korea almost escapes notice. One minute the networks are vying with one another on what passes as “analysis” on President Trump’s efforts to replace Obamacare with Trumpcare, and the next they’re […]

New UN head calls for ‘decisive action’ as expanding famine stalks millions in Yemen, Africa

New UN head calls for ‘decisive action’ as expanding famine stalks millions in Yemen, Africa

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — “More than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and northeast Nigeria are going hungry, and facing devastating levels of food insecurity,” warned UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. In a stunning and passionate plea for famine relief in the drought and conflict ridden regions, […]

Fake news and false flags: According to Kim Jong-Un, the CIA killed his brother

Fake news and false flags: According to Kim Jong-Un, the CIA killed his brother

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The assassination of Kim Jong-Nam promises to go down as one of those weird acts of terrorism that North Korea, in the face of all evidence to the contrary, will forever deny having perpetrated. The prevarication and obfuscation in this case would appear a little more ornate than North […]

UN chief: Action needed to stop South Sudan genocide

UN chief: Action needed to stop South Sudan genocide

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2016 “Immediate action” needs to be take to prevent genocide in South Sudan, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Dec. 19. “If we fail to act, South Sudan will be on a trajectory towards mass atrocities,” Ban told UN Security Council. “The Security Council must take steps to stem the […]

Useless: UN peacekeepers stood by during gang rapes in South Sudan

Useless: UN peacekeepers stood by during gang rapes in South Sudan

by WorldTribune Staff, November 3, 2016 The UN force commander for South Sudan was relieved of his duties on Nov. 1 after a report confirmed UN troops under his command failed to protect civilians during outbursts of violence in July. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked for the removal of Force Commander Lt. Gen. Johnson Mogoa […]

Report: UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in South Sudan

Report: UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in South Sudan

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2016 As fighting erupted in South Sudan in July, UN peacekeepers hid in their fortified bases instead of performing their assigned task of protecting civilians, a rights group reported. Some of the peacekeepers in the capital Juba abandoned their posts inside “Protection of Civilian” sites, while outside the bases, peacekeeper […]

Chinese weapons being supplied to both sides of Sudan-South Sudan conflict

Chinese weapons being supplied to both sides of Sudan-South Sudan conflict

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2016 Weapons sold by China to its ally Sudan have ended up being used by fighters on both sides of the Sudan-South Sudan conflict, a research group said. The weapons are said to have been funneled to rebels in South Sudan. Two Chinese peacekeepers were recently killed when a shell […]