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 […]

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 […]

No joke: Venezuela wins spot on UN Human Rights Council

No joke: Venezuela wins spot on UN Human Rights Council

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2019 The United Nations has rewarded the repressive socialist regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro with a spot on the world body’s Human Rights Council. Venezuela and Brazil filled two Latin American vacancies on the council in an Oct. 16 vote. Costa Rica reportedly joined the race in a last-ditch […]

President Trump plays offense at the UN and on Twitter; Releases transcript

President Trump plays offense at the UN and on Twitter; Releases transcript

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2019 “The future does not belong to globalists — the future belongs to patriots,” U.S. President Donald Trump told the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 24. Trump’s assertion is “so bold that it’s hard to imagine any previous president uttering anything like […]