Calls for Chinese reparations gather steam in Washington, Berlin

Calls for Chinese reparations gather steam in Washington, Berlin

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2020 The United States can force China to pay reparations for the damages it inflicted on the world via its negligence in handling the Wuhan coronavirus, a U.S. congressman said. The United Nations International Court of Justice can be used to hold China financially accountable, Rep. Jim Banks, Indiana Republican, […]

WHO press release touted ‘strategic partnership’ with China

WHO press release touted ‘strategic partnership’ with China

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017 touted its “strategic partnership” with China at the same time its new director-general traveled to Beijing to cement the organization’s ties with the communist nation. “Director-General leads WHO delegation to the Belt and Road Forum for Health Cooperation” said a WHO press […]

Taiwan produces evidence it warned WHO of coronavirus in December

Taiwan produces evidence it warned WHO of coronavirus in December

by WorldTribune Staff, April 15, 2020 Taiwan’s government emailed a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) in December warning of a breakout of “atypical pneumonia” in China in which infected persons had been isolated for treatment. Taiwanese officials say the letter is evidence that the WHO had reason to believe early on that the […]

China’s appointment to UN human rights panel sparks outrage

China’s appointment to UN human rights panel sparks outrage

by WorldTribune Staff, April 12, 2020 China’s appointment to a seat on the Consultative Group of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has sparked global outrage from human rights groups. China’s appointee, Jiang Duan, will be part of a panel that will select the UNHRC’s monitors on health, freedom of speech, arbitrary detention and […]

Who is WHO’s director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus?

Who is WHO’s director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus?

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2020 When the term of World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan, a Chinese citizen, ended in 2017, the regime of Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping pushed hard for Ethiopian microbiologist Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as her successor. “When you look at Tedros, Beijing really campaigned for him because they […]

It’s war: Embattled WHO chief in heated exchanges with USA, Taiwan

It’s war: Embattled WHO chief in heated exchanges with USA, Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, April 9, 2020 President Donald Trump intends to continue asking “tough questions” of the World Health Organization (WHO) as the WHO’s director-general launched into a tirade over criticism of the organization’s repeating Chinese propaganda on the extent of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. officials say. Trump has called the WHO “China-centric” and said […]

Sen. McSally calls for World Health Organization director’s resignation

Sen. McSally calls for World Health Organization director’s resignation

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2020 The director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) should step down over helping to cover up China’s negligence which led to the coronavirus spreading worldwide, Sen. Martha McSally said. The Arizona Republican said on Fox Business on Thursday that Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who has been a constant cheerleader […]

U.S. goes to the mat at UN against Chinese disinformation

U.S. goes to the mat at UN against Chinese disinformation

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2020 The United States is insisting that any United Nations joint declaration on the coronavirus crisis should state explicitly that the virus originated in Wuhan, China. Any UN declaration should also state exactly when the virus started in Wuhan, the U.S. delegation said. The U.S., in various drafts and edits […]

U.S. prevails in key UN fight; Chinese official was poised to head WIPO

U.S. prevails in key UN fight; Chinese official was poised to head WIPO

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2020 The United State was successful in preventing a Chinese official from being named director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). A Singaporean official defeated a candidate from China in a leadership contest for the UN’s intellectual property body, which was swept into a rift between Washington and Beijing […]

Report: Iran storing missiles in tunnel near Iraq-Syria border

Report: Iran storing missiles in tunnel near Iraq-Syria border

FPI / December 11, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Satellite imagery has revealed that Iran is constructing a massive tunnel in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq to reportedly store missiles. The Israeli intelligence company ImageSat reported on Dec. 10 that the tunnel is being used to store missiles and long-range weapons and is located at Imam […]