The founder of America’s Thanksgiving was clear as to what the day was about

The founder of America’s Thanksgiving was clear as to what the day was about

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2017 The first Thanksgiving Day Proclamation was written by President George Washington on Oct. 14, 1789. Washington noted the day was “[to] acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor.” Washington proclaimed the day […]

Thanksgiving 2017: Is the USA still ‘a light unto the nations’?

Thanksgiving 2017: Is the USA still ‘a light unto the nations’?

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 Commentary by Pat Buchanan How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that […]

Iran accuses France of ‘biased’ policy as Hariri heads to Paris

Iran accuses France of ‘biased’ policy as Hariri heads to Paris

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has criticized French policy in the Middle East, saying it is stoking regional crises because Paris is “biased and partisan.” The criticism on November 17 from Iran’s Foreign Ministry came a day after French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accused Tehran of “hegemonic” ambitions in […]

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old ruler, Robert Mugabe, under house arrest

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old ruler, Robert Mugabe, under house arrest

by WorldTribune Staff, November 15, 2017 Zimbabwe’s aging ruler Robert Mugabe was placed under house arrest by the nation’s army, which denied a coup was taking place. A Zimbabwean army officer, Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo, went on air and denied there was a coup, but said the military was targeting “criminals” around President Mugabe. “This […]

One week after Trump summit, China’s Xi Jinping sends envoy to N. Korea

One week after Trump summit, China’s Xi Jinping sends envoy to N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, November 15, 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping this week plans to dispatch an envoy to North Korea amid frayed relations between the communist allies. Song Tao, the head of the international department at the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), will visit Pyongyang on Nov. 17, one week after […]

Freedom House: Governments’ increasing use of social media undermining democracy

Freedom House: Governments’ increasing use of social media undermining democracy

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2017 Governments in 30 countries manipulated information on social media in an effort to advance their agendas and suppress dissent, a U.S.-based rights group said in its annual report on Internet freedom. “Paid commentators, trolls, bots, false news sites, and propaganda outlets were among the techniques used by leaders to […]

Hariri warns Iran’s controls put Lebanon at risk from Gulf Arab sanctions

Hariri warns Iran’s controls put Lebanon at risk from Gulf Arab sanctions

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister last week, says his country faces the risk of sanctions being imposed by Gulf Arab nations because of the Iran-backed Hizbullah movement’s activities in Lebanon. Hariri made the comments in a television interview from Saudi Arabia on Nov. […]

He wrote the book: Trump offers South China Sea deal

He wrote the book: Trump offers South China Sea deal

by WorldTribune Staff, November 12, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump, author of the bestseller “Art of the Deal”, offered his assistance in the dispute over China’s sweeping claims in the South China Sea. “I know we’ve had a dispute for quite a while with China. If I can help in any way, I’m a very […]

Trump concluded 37 trade deals in China, pressed Xi on drug linked to opioid crisis

Trump concluded 37 trade deals in China, pressed Xi on drug linked to opioid crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, November 10, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump wrapped up his first trip to China by concluding dozens of major trade deals between American and Chinese firms and pressing Chinese President Xi Jinping to curb exports of a drug that contributed to 20,000 U.S. opioid overdose deaths last year. The U.S. Commerce Department […]

Disunited front in Beijing: Corruption czar toppled, Xi rises, dissident silenced

Disunited front in Beijing: Corruption czar toppled, Xi rises, dissident silenced

The state media in Beijing contrasts “stability” in communist China with the political “chaos” across the Pacific in the U.S. Behind the elaborate staging for President Trump’s visit, a vicious power struggle has broken out into the open, held in check only by the censoring of a wealthy, well-informed dissident who could only be silenced […]

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