Iran says diplomat arrested in bomb plot has full diplomatic immunity

Iran says diplomat arrested in bomb plot has full diplomatic immunity

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2018 The Iranian diplomat who was arrested in connection to a plot to bomb an Iranian opposition group rally in Paris enjoys full diplomatic immunity, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Oct. 14. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the diplomat, Assadollah Assadi, has full immunity, clarifying earlier media reports that […]

Bull in the ‘China’ shop: Trump at UN slams globalists and ‘discredited ideology’

Bull in the ‘China’ shop: Trump at UN slams globalists and ‘discredited ideology’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump, in his address to the UN General Assembly on Sept. 25, denounced “expansionist” leverage by China, Iran’s regime, globalism in general and “outdated and discredited” socialism. Brushing off laughter after praising his administration’s accomplishments, he emphasized that America will never surrender its sovereignty. Complete text of […]

Nightmare in Germany: Former Yazidi sex slave confronted by captor in supermarket

Nightmare in Germany: Former Yazidi sex slave confronted by captor in supermarket

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 A Yazidi teenager who was kidnapped at age 15 by Islamic State (ISIS) and held for three months as a sex slave said she now feels safer in an Iraqi refugee camp than in Germany, where she was confronted earlier this year by her ISIS captor. Ashwaq Ta’lo, 19, […]

Report: U.S ambassador to Germany plays hardball on Iran

Report: U.S ambassador to Germany plays hardball on Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, August 8, 2018 The U.S. ambassador to Germany has delivered a blunt message to German companies, either do business with the United States or Iran – but not both. Ambassador Richard Grenell is convincing German companies to go with the U.S. Grenell was instrumental in German car company Daimler’s decision to cancel […]

Ask Google who the ‘leader of the free world’ is and you learn who it isn’t

Ask Google who the ‘leader of the free world’ is and you learn who it isn’t

by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2018 The term “leader of the free world” is usually reserved for the President of the United States. According to Google, however, the current occupant of the White House doesn’t make the cut. As of Aug. 5, the top search result on Google for “leader of the free world” was […]

‘The EU is a foe’: Trump backs Brexit, takes on the globalists

‘The EU is a foe’: Trump backs Brexit, takes on the globalists

by WorldTribune Staff, July 15, 2018 The European Union is a “foe” of the United States and it was the EU’s mass migration crisis that sparked the Brexit movement, President Donald Trump said on July 14. “I think we have a lot of foes. I think the European Union is a foe, what they do […]

Trump: NATO allies agree at emergency session to raise defense spending

Trump: NATO allies agree at emergency session to raise defense spending

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty BRUSSELS — U.S. President Donald Trump says other countries in the NATO alliance have agreed to increase their defense spending following criticisms he made at the NATO summit in Brussels. Speaking after his criticism prompted an unscheduled emergency meeting of allies on July 12, Trump said […]

Europe’s woes are much larger than the Donald

Europe’s woes are much larger than the Donald

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — The American mainstream media template, dutifully reflected and jaded by most of the European press, paints a tempestuous picture of the relationship between our European partners and what is presented as a capricious and domineering Trump Administration. Rifts over NATO defense spending, the Iran nuclear deal, […]

Austria’s rising star rallies leaders opposing EU immigration policies

Austria’s rising star rallies leaders opposing EU immigration policies

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2018 “For years, if you wanted to call Europe, you had to call (German Chancellor Angela) Merkel. Now there’s been a change,” said Austrian parliament member Reinhold Lopatka. Spearheading that drive for change in Europe’s leadership hierarchy is Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The 31-year-old Kurz has made halting Europe’s immigration […]

Merkel, in shift, tells European allies to ‘urgently’ address Iran’s aggression

Merkel, in shift, tells European allies to ‘urgently’ address Iran’s aggression

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 21 said that, while European countries wanted to maintain the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program, its presence in Syria and its role in the war in Yemen need to be addressed. Germany moved quickly and aggressively after […]

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