Trump orders scrutiny of South African land seizures

Trump orders scrutiny of South African land seizures

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Aug. 22 that he has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “closely study the South African land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers.” In the tweet, the president made it clear he was reacting to a […]

Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2018 South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Feb. 14 after his own African National Congress (ANC) party told him to step down or face a no confidence vote in parliament. The 75-year-old Zuma said in a televised statement his resignation was effective immediately. On Feb. 15, Cyril Ramaphosa, ANC’s […]

Israeli security: Iran-backed terror cell uncovered in West Bank

Israeli security: Iran-backed terror cell uncovered in West Bank

by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2018 Israel’s Shin Bet security agency reported it has broken up a terror cell in the West Bank that was supported by Iran. According to Shin Bet, Iranian intelligence recruited 29-year-old Muhammad Maharma, a computer engineering student from Hebron, to recruit additional terrorists, carry out attacks and conduct espionage missions […]

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 […]

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Since the mid-Twentieth Century, it has fallen to the United States of America to deal with apocalyptic and devastating crises around the world including the World Wars and the Cold War. The emergence on the world stage in 2017 of North Korea — a belligerent communist rogue state […]

South Africa’s president calls for confiscation of white-owned land without compensation

South Africa’s president calls for confiscation of white-owned land without compensation

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2017 South African President Jacob Zuma is calling for constitutional changes that would allow the seizure of white-owned land without payment. Zuma told the Council of Traditional Leaders: “The black parties should unite on this issue. It is now time for action. The time for talking, writing and analysis is […]

How China’s economic slowdown hit Brazil, other BRICS states

How China’s economic slowdown hit Brazil, other BRICS states

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff’s impeachment on May 12, 2016, was clearly due to consistent missteps by the president and her colleagues, but the underlying contribution to the Brazilian crisis — and crises in other countries — of the slowdown in the People’s […]