‘Running out of time’: Al Gore spots warning signs in latest hurricanes

‘Running out of time’: Al Gore spots warning signs in latest hurricanes

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2018 The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report shows that current global warming “could actually extend to an existential threat to human civilization on this planet as we know it,” former Vice President Al Gore declared. In the IPCC report, 91 authors and editors from 40 countries concluded […]

Amb. Nikki Haley’s greatest hits: ‘I will not shut up . . .’

Amb. Nikki Haley’s greatest hits: ‘I will not shut up . . .’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2018 During her tenure as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley was a formidable voice for the United States and the Trump administration. Among Haley’s standout moments in an arena which often induces drowsiness are the following: Feb. 20, 2018: Haley said she would continue to “speak hard […]

Rising star Amb. Nikki Haley to leave UN post, has ‘bright future’

Rising star Amb. Nikki Haley to leave UN post, has ‘bright future’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2018 U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Oct. 9 announced she is resigning and will leave her post by the end of the year. Haley said the United States under President Donald Trump’s leadership is now respected around the world. “Now the United States is respected. Countries may […]

UN Climate Change report calls for massive gas tax, ‘unprecedented’ societal changes

UN Climate Change report calls for massive gas tax, ‘unprecedented’ societal changes

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions will need to be taxed as high as $27,000 per ton by the end of the century, which would amount to a $240 per gallon tax on gasoline for Americans, a United Nations special climate report said. To effectively limit global warming, societal changes that are […]

UN rights specialist in Seoul to explore N. Korea opening

UN rights specialist in Seoul to explore N. Korea opening

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights will travel to South Korea next week in an effort to engage in talks on human rights in the North. Tomas Ojea Quintana, who will begin an eight-day visit on July 2, also called for the issue of human rights in North […]

Haley: Palestinians ‘deserve a better life’ . . . without Hamas

Haley: Palestinians ‘deserve a better life’ . . . without Hamas

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on May 30 slammed the UN Security Council for its failure to condemn Hamas for its recent rocket attacks on Israel. “As I have asked my colleagues before, I will ask you again today. Who among us would accept 70 rockets launched […]

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2018 Morocco has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over its ties to an Algerian rebel group that seeks independence for Western Sahara. Morocco said the move was precipitated by Iran’s support for the Hizbullah terror organization, which Rabat claims has delivered weapons to the Polisario Front rebel group, AFP reported. […]

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2018 A team of independent investigators were reportedly prevented from entering the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria. The investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague, were denied access to the site on April 16 by Syrian and […]

100 deaths daily: U.S. issues global alert in bid to combat opioid crisis

100 deaths daily: U.S. issues global alert in bid to combat opioid crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, March 12, 2018 The United States this week will seek to mobilize a global response to the opioid crisis, the U.S. State Department said on March 12. The State Department said the U.S. delegation to the 61st UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), to be held March 12-16 in Vienna, Austria, “will […]

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 Russia for years “has looked the other way” as its ally Syria has used chemical weapons on its own citizens, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said at a UN Security Council meeting on Jan. 23. Calling Russia “complicit in the Assad regime’s atrocities,” Haley cited reports […]

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