ICC arrest warrant? No worries for Sudan’s Bashir who visited 22 countries in 7 years

ICC arrest warrant? No worries for Sudan’s Bashir who visited 22 countries in 7 years

Special to WorldTribune.com Seven years ago, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Bashir, who is accused of masterminding genocide in Darfur and other atrocities. Since then, Bashir, without fear of prosecution, has traveled 75 times to 22 countries. The ICC, to no avail, has urged all states to […]

U.S.-led coalition hits 24 ISIL targets in 15 Iraq cities

U.S.-led coalition hits 24 ISIL targets in 15 Iraq cities

Special to WorldTribune.com The U.S.-led coalition on March 7 struck 24 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) targets in 15 cities. The coalition hit 17 ISIL targets in 12 Iraqi locations, including eight tactical units, two headquarters and numerous fighting positions, the Combined Joint Task Force said. The air strikes also hit several weapons […]

Iran again conducts missile tests in defiance of Obama

Iran again conducts missile tests in defiance of Obama

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran again defied U.S. sanctions imposed earlier this year by conducting multiple missile tests on March 8. In what it said was a display of “deterrent power,” short-, medium- and long-range precision guided missiles were fired from several sites to show the country’s “all-out readiness to confront threats” against its territorial integrity. […]

Bloody days as Islamic militants kill dozens in Baghdad and on Tunisia-Libya border

Bloody days as Islamic militants kill dozens in Baghdad and on Tunisia-Libya border

Special to WorldTribune.com An Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadist drove a fuel truck laced with explosives into a security checkpoint near Baghdad on March 6, killing at least 47 people. Meanwhile, in Ben Guerdan near the Libyan border on Monday, militants attacked army and police posts in a raid that killed at […]

Hillary Clinton draws $250,000 yearly salary from presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton draws $250,000 yearly salary from presidential campaign

Special to WorldTribune.com Life for a one percenter in a presidential campaign … it’s just – hard. Hillary Clinton – net worth between $11 million and $52 million – who flies private jets to campaign stops and hasn’t driven a car since 1996, is paying herself $250,000 a year out of her campaign war chest. […]

What in the world is going on with ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s dueling attorneys, extradition to U.S.?

What in the world is going on with ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s dueling attorneys, extradition to U.S.?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall, MexiData.info The Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman case is not going away and it provides constant new developments. Furthermore, as they say, truth is stranger than fiction. On Jan. 8th, Chapo was recaptured by the Mexican Navy in the city of Los Mochis, Sinaloa. Soon after Chapo was in custody, […]

EU’s migrant deal with Turkey said to ignore ‘root cause’ of crisis

EU’s migrant deal with Turkey said to ignore ‘root cause’ of crisis

Special to WorldTribune.com The European Union has agreed to pay Turkey an additional 3 billion euros to help Ankara deal with the Syrian migration crisis. The agreement was made during a EU migration summit in Brussels on March 7, according to a report by Reuters. The agreement included a proposal that “Turkey would take back […]

ISIL assembly lines mass producing IEDs

ISIL assembly lines mass producing IEDs

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is manufacturing IEDs on an “industrial scale,” according to investigators. “It’s not just a few roadside bombs. There are literally fields of them (IEDs),” an investigator for Conflict Armament Research (CAR) told Foreign Affairs. “It’s unprecedented. We have never seen this before — it’s in […]