Top Pakistani court upholds Christian woman’s blasphemy acquittal

Top Pakistani court upholds Christian woman’s blasphemy acquittal

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Pakistan’s Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to its decision to acquit a Christian woman at the center of a years-long dispute over blasphemy charges that included violent protests by Islamists. “Based on merit, this review petition is dismissed,” Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa told a […]

America’s disturbing political shift . . . in Europe’s Islamic direction

America’s disturbing political shift . . . in Europe’s Islamic direction

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Unfortunately the election of Muslim representatives to the Congress has taken the kind of turn that can only make the majority — Christians and Jews — even more nervous. The argument has been, of course, that Muslims are only another brand of the Abrahamic religions and therefore part […]

China sees red over arrest of Huawei chief

China sees red over arrest of Huawei chief

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2018 China’s Foreign Ministry has summoned U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad in response to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and vowed to take “further action” if needed. Meng was arrested in Vancouver on Dec. 1 on the orders of U.S. authorities for allegedly violating American sanctions on selling technology […]

Report: Illegals self-deporting to Canada amid Trump immigration crackdown

Report: Illegals self-deporting to Canada amid Trump immigration crackdown

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2018 A number of illegal aliens in the U.S. are trekking to Canada to avoid deportation amid President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigration, a report said. In 2017, as the Trump administration began enacting stricter policies against illegal aliens, Canada processed more than 50,000 asylum claims, The Washington Post reported on […]

China regime victimizes family of outspoken beauty queen

China regime victimizes family of outspoken beauty queen

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2018 Anastasia Lin, a former Miss World Canada who was born in China, said her family is continually threatened and harassed by Chinese authorities due to Lin’s lack of restrain in speaking frankly about China’s human rights record. Lin said her family members are often visited by police, their phones […]

‘Not believable’: Friends of Iranian-Canadian activist call for ‘transparent’ investigation of ‘suicide’

‘Not believable’: Friends of Iranian-Canadian activist call for ‘transparent’ investigation of ‘suicide’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Academics in Iran and rights activists are calling for a serious and transparent investigation into the death of Iranian-Canadian academic and environmental activist Kavous Seyed-Emami in prison. Four academic societies related to political science, sociology, peace studies, and cultural studies made the call in an open […]

‘Free but fair trade’: NAFTA, China and the India success story

‘Free but fair trade’: NAFTA, China and the India success story

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Back in Ronald Reagan’s time, the underlining philosophical mantra of the extraordinary economic expansion was that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Namely, as entrepreneurialism and enterprise were encouraged, the results would create the rising tide of progress. But later, in the early 1990’s slowdown, […]

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 […]

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Special to WorldTribune.com Editor’s Note: The following analysis echoes assessments heard last week in Washington from normally upbeat insiders. One former CIA analyst who held senior posts in an Democrat administration wonders if the U.S. will survive and doesn’t want to eywitness its demise. Another veteran warrior, in but not of the “Swamp”, suggested that […]

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