Hillary ‘stepped up’ in 3rd debate, enthuses UK advocate of right to late-abort mildly-deformed babies

Hillary ‘stepped up’ in 3rd debate, enthuses UK advocate of right to late-abort mildly-deformed babies

Special to WorldTribune.com Joe Schaeffer Hillary Clinton’s strident defense of partial-birth abortion at Wednesday’s final presidential debate gives a needed boost to those in England and Wales who would choose to abort their pregnancy at the last moment if their unborn child had a defect as simple as a cleft palate, the CEO of Britain’s […]

Letter to a once-great nation: This election is about America, not Hillary

Letter to a once-great nation: This election is about America, not Hillary

Special to WorldTribune.com By Victor Jessop Dear fellow Americans, I was born in Australia and arrived in New York City for the first time on a cold winter day in January 1975. I spent my first night at the Commodore Hotel, which straddled Grand Central Station and which was later transformed into the impressive Grand […]

Wealthy Russian ‘hacker’ snared In Prague after U.S.-requested Interpol warrant

Wealthy Russian ‘hacker’ snared In Prague after U.S.-requested Interpol warrant

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dmitry Treshchanin and Nick Shchetko, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty PRAGUE — An investigation by Current Time TV has determined that the Russian national accused by American officials of hacking U.S. targets and arrested earlier this month in the Czech capital is 29-year-old Moscow resident Yevgeny Nikulin. Czech authorities this […]

Post-hurricane Haiti: ‘People who had little before, now have nothing’

Post-hurricane Haiti: ‘People who had little before, now have nothing’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In early October, Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti. Torrential rains and high winds devastated parts of the already impoverished island, creating a humanitarian nightmare not seen since the 2010 earthquake. The storm which killed over 550 people has affected nearly two million people causing dislocation, […]

Russia’s stake in Korea: How U.S.-backed unification could work for Moscow

Russia’s stake in Korea: How U.S.-backed unification could work for Moscow

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk We hear so much about China and Japan competing on and for the Korean peninsula, now and historically, that we overlook one other great Northeast Asian power. That would be Russia, which has a 17-kilometer border with North Korea as the Tumen River flows into the sea. In the […]

Hollande, U.S. general warn ISIL militants in Mosul are fleeing to Syria

Hollande, U.S. general warn ISIL militants in Mosul are fleeing to Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty French President Francois Hollande says there is evidence that Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) militants are fleeing Mosul to Syria, amid a massive operation to oust the extremist group from the northern Iraqi city entered its fourth day. Addressing an international meeting in Paris […]

Prague police detain Russian suspected of hacking In U.S.

Prague police detain Russian suspected of hacking In U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty PRAGUE — Police in the Czech Republic’s capital have detained a Russian citizen suspected of hacking U.S.-based websites. A Prague police spokesman said late on Oct. 18 that the suspect, whose identity was not disclosed, was detained in a restaurant. The arrest was carried out on […]

Europe braces for ISIL influx as battle for Mosul looms

Europe braces for ISIL influx as battle for Mosul looms

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Kurdish forces advance toward Mosul on Oct. 18. The European Union’s security commissioner has warned that the bloc should be prepared for an influx of militants if the Islamic State (IS) group is driven out of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Even a small number […]

Russian navy plans permanent base in Syria; eyes others in Vietnam, Cuba

Russian navy plans permanent base in Syria; eyes others in Vietnam, Cuba

Special to WorldTribune.com By Backgrounder, Geostrategy-Direct.com President Vladimir Putin is looking to expand Russia’s military power and restore Moscow’s global reach of the Soviet era. Moscow on Oct. 10 announced it was planning to make its naval base in Syria permanent. Earlier reports said Russia is considering re-establishing bases in Vietnam and Cuba that it […]

FARC accord rejected by Colombian public days after president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

FARC accord rejected by Colombian public days after president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Special to WorldTribune.com By By Benjamin Lawler, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs How did Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón of Colombia so miscalculate popular Colombian voter sentiment regarding the peace process which he negotiated over years of effort with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC)? The long-awaited Sept. 26, 2016, peace accord signing […]