Macron stands tall: France will not ‘erase’ its history or ‘take down any statue’

Macron stands tall: France will not ‘erase’ its history or ‘take down any statue’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 21, 2020 French President Emmanuel Macron said he will not allow rioters to destroy statues or “rewrite” France’s history. “We will be inflexible when it comes to tackling racism, anti-Semitism and discrimination, and new strong decisions will be made to reinforce the egality of chances,” Macron said, according to a translation […]

Coronavirus hits major European states three times harder than U.S.

Coronavirus hits major European states three times harder than U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, April 14, 2020 Europe’s five most populated countries have a combined population of 324 million. The United States population is 330 million. Yet those five European nations, Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy and Spain have more than three times the coronavirus deaths as the U.S. As of Sunday morning, the U.S. had […]

French found 4 additional amino acids in coronavirus, enhancing transmission

French found 4 additional amino acids in coronavirus, enhancing transmission

by WorldTribune Staff, April 13, 2020 The Wuhan coronavirus has four more amino acids than other coronaviruses, making its transmission easier, according to a French research team which examined the gene sequence of COVID-19. The research team’s findings have led some in the research community to speculate about whether it is “synthetic” and whether China’s […]

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2019 The Paris climate agreement, which was enacted in 2015 with the goal of reduced global emissions, is “flat failing” amid backlash over higher taxes in nations implementing the agreement while major polluters such as China and India ignore it, analysts say. The Trump administration filed formal paperwork Monday to […]

How did things go for the USA at the G7 in France? Depends on whom you ask

How did things go for the USA at the G7 in France? Depends on whom you ask

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2019 If you were scanning U.S. corporate media, or visiting an airport, you would see report after report on how the G-7 Summit in France was an absolute disaster for President Donald Trump. The leftist talking heads reserved their most venom for Trump’s decision to skip the G-7 meeting on […]

View from Paris: American English, powered by free market forces, wins battle of the languages

View from Paris: American English, powered by free market forces, wins battle of the languages

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A long linguistic battle between French and English appears to have been settled; English won. Some twenty-five years after legislation to specifically defend use of the French language, and protect its patrimony throughout the land, what’s known as the Toubon law has become a quaint footnote. […]

Paris when it sizzles

Paris when it sizzles

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A Summer heatwave has enveloped the French capital in a blanket of dry heat. Following a Winter and Spring of churning discontent from the Yellow Vests, Gilet Jaunes, anti-government demonstrations, the current vacation season should have come as a welcome respite to the protest weary French.  […]

Grateful world honors those who served on June 6, 1944

Grateful world honors those who served on June 6, 1944

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2019 The world on Thursday honored the Allied troops who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944 on D-Day, the assault which precipitated the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich. “You are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live,” U.S. President Donald Trump said at the ceremony […]

Did D-Day heroes die for U.S. open borders?

Did D-Day heroes die for U.S. open borders?

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump rightly commemorated the sacrifices of American soldiers on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, U.S. forces, along with British and Canadian soldiers, launched an historic invasion of Nazi-occupied Western Europe on the beaches of Normandy, France. Their bravery and valor will live on forever, […]

EU war of independence: Farage surges, Italy shocks, Merkel crisis

EU war of independence: Farage surges, Italy shocks, Merkel crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, May 27, 2019 “A new Europe is born,” Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini declared after his Lega Nord (League) Party surged to victory in Italy’s European Union vote. “I am proud that the League is participating in this new European renaissance,” Salvini said. The League’s triumph was one of many for nationalists […]

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