Argentina presses Russia to arrest top Iranian official over 1994 Buenos Aires bombing

Argentina presses Russia to arrest top Iranian official over 1994 Buenos Aires bombing

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2018 Argentina’s Foreign Ministry asked Russia to detain former Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayati for extradition in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Velayati was Iran’s foreign minister when a bomb destroyed the headquarters of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) on July […]

Peter Strzok discusses the blackmail issue and HR policies at the FBI

Peter Strzok discusses the blackmail issue and HR policies at the FBI

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2018 The extramarital affair between anti-Trump FBI personnel Peter Strzok and Lisa Page left the two open to blackmail, Department of Justice officials and media reports have said. In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on July 12, however, Strzok said his “patriotism” made it impossible for him to be […]

Trump: NATO allies agree at emergency session to raise defense spending

Trump: NATO allies agree at emergency session to raise defense spending

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty BRUSSELS — U.S. President Donald Trump says other countries in the NATO alliance have agreed to increase their defense spending following criticisms he made at the NATO summit in Brussels. Speaking after his criticism prompted an unscheduled emergency meeting of allies on July 12, Trump said […]

Russians under the bed: Greenwald details MSNBC’s uncorrected lies, smear tactics

Russians under the bed: Greenwald details MSNBC’s uncorrected lies, smear tactics

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2018 On MSNBC, “lies are not corrected; they are rewarded, provided the lies are designed to smear the reputations of Democratic Party critics,” journalist Glenn Greenwald noted in a July 8 report for The Intercept. Greenwald pointed to an MSNBC “fabrication” during the 2016 presidential election which, to date, the […]

Turkish university graduates arrested for displaying cartoon of Erdogan

Turkish university graduates arrested for displaying cartoon of Erdogan

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2018 Turkish authorities have arrested four recent university graduates for displaying a cartoon mocking President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports say. The Middle East Technical University students, during a July 6 graduation ceremony in Ankara, had made and carried a banner printed with a cartoon of animals whose faces resembled Erdogan, […]

FBI’s Page agrees to congressional testimony

FBI’s Page agrees to congressional testimony

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2018 FBI lawyer Lisa Page, after defying a congressional subpoena on July 11, has agreed to testify before lawmakers on Capitol Hill on July 13. Page agreed to testify after House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and House Speaker Paul Ryan threatened to hold her in contempt. Lawmakers want to […]

Delays in returning remains of American war dead add to questions about N. Korea’s intent

Delays in returning remains of American war dead add to questions about N. Korea’s intent

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2018 North Korean negotiators did not show up for scheduled talks with the United States regarding the repatriation of the remains of U.S. soldiers killed in the Korean War. The two sides were scheduled to meet in Panmunjom on July 12, but the North’s negotiators failed to show. “North Korea […]

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 A “shocked” Beijing is increasingly worried about how far U.S. President Donald Trump will go in his threat of a trade war, analysts say. Trump on July 10 threatened to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports totaling approximately $200 billion. The new tariffs would be on top of 25 […]

Iran should wake up: Trump White House not messing around, Israeli minister warns

Iran should wake up: Trump White House not messing around, Israeli minister warns

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 The leadership in Teheran should not underestimate the Trump administration’s resolve to keep nuclear weapons out of the Iranian regime’s hands, an Israeli minister said. “The U.S. will be willing to use military pressure and even military action against Iran in the event that it returns to work to […]

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers over ‘disproportionate’ sentence

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers over ‘disproportionate’ sentence

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump issued full pardons for two Oregon ranchers who the president said were serving “unjust” sentences due to an “overzealous appeal” filed by the Obama administration. Dwight Hammond, Jr., 76, and his son Steven Hammond, 49, were pardoned by Trump. “The Hammonds are multi-generation cattle ranchers […]