Report: Russian planes carrying troops arrive in Venezuela

Report: Russian planes carrying troops arrive in Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 Two Russian Air Force planes carrying troops and tons of equipment landed in Venezuela on March 23, reports say. A flight tracking website showed two aircraft left a Russian military base for the Venezuelan capital Caracas on March 22. The arrival of the military jets in Venezuela was confirmed by Javier […]

Pompeo in Beirut publicly urges all Lebanese to stand against Iran, Hizbullah

Pompeo in Beirut publicly urges all Lebanese to stand against Iran, Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 During a March 22 visit to Beirut, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo bluntly challenged the political status quo in Lebanon which includes a prominent role for Iran proxy Hizbullah. Pompeo told a press conference that “the Lebanese people face a choice: Bravely move forward or allow the dark […]

New Zealand angst: Gun owners surrender 37 of 1.2 million firearms; Bookstores ban Jordan Peterson, not ‘Mein Kampf’

New Zealand angst: Gun owners surrender 37 of 1.2 million firearms; Bookstores ban Jordan Peterson, not ‘Mein Kampf’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2019 In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings which left 50 people dead, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern encouraged the country’s gun owners to surrender their weapons. As of March 19, New Zealand police reported that 37 guns had been surrendered. There are about 1.2 million firearms registered […]

Caliphate’s end: British soldier takes out 30 jihadists with grenade launcher

Caliphate’s end: British soldier takes out 30 jihadists with grenade launcher

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2019 A British SAS soldier killed at least 30 Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists with his grenade launcher during the battle which ultimately marked the end of the terror organization’s “caliphate” in Syria. The SAS’s D Squadron was working alongside U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters who had forced the terrorists into a small pocket […]

Physicist: Science has no explanation for ‘the origin of the universe’

Physicist: Science has no explanation for ‘the origin of the universe’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2019 The “new atheists” are doing a disservice to science by claiming it’s an enemy out of religion, theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser said. “When you hear very famous scientists making pronouncements like … cosmology has explained the origin of the universe and the whole, and we don’t need God anymore. […]

Mideast bombshell: U.S. recognizes ‘Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights’

Mideast bombshell: U.S. recognizes ‘Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2019 President Donald Trump on March 21 declared that the United States recognizes Israel’s claim to the Golan Heights. “After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of […]

Love on the rocks? U.S. tightened screws on N. Korea with new China sanctions

Love on the rocks? U.S. tightened screws on N. Korea with new China sanctions

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2019 The United States on March 21 imposed new sanctions on two Chinese shipping companies which the U.S. Treasury Department said helped North Korea evade sanctions. But on Friday, President Donald Trump in a tweet walked back the decision after North Korea removed its representatives from the inter-Korean liaison office […]

Ukraine launches criminal investigation of pro-Hillary ‘intrusion’ into U.S. campaign

Ukraine launches criminal investigation of pro-Hillary ‘intrusion’ into U.S. campaign

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2019 Ukraine’s top prosecutor has opened an investigation into a Ukrainian law enforcement agency’s alleged attempt to sway the 2016 U.S. presidential election in Hillary Clinton’s favor, a report said. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko alleges that the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) had intentionally leaked a “black ledger” of […]

Seoul’s media crackdown prompts statement from Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Seoul’s media crackdown prompts statement from Foreign Correspondents’ Club

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2019 Media outlets and free speech advocates in South Korea are criticizing a move by the government of leftist President Moon Jae-In to introduce a system which could block YouTube, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Apple, Netflix, and other online and social network services. South Korean conservatives have complained of government […]

Focus of Pentagon’s 2020 budget all about China: U.S. ignored mounting threat ‘too long’

Focus of Pentagon’s 2020 budget all about China: U.S. ignored mounting threat ‘too long’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 17, 2019 The Pentagon’s proposed $718 billion budget for 2020 is designed in large part to counter the threat from China and its rapidly advancing military technology, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said. In presenting the Trump administration’s proposed 2020 defense budget to the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 14, […]