Hungary says UN migration compact is attempt to ‘legalize illegal immigration’

Hungary says UN migration compact is attempt to ‘legalize illegal immigration’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2018 The United Nations migration compact is “totally unacceptable” and “represents a risk to the whole world,” Hungary’s foreign minister said. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, in announcing his country will vote “no” on the UN agreement in Marrakesh in December, told the media that the “goal of the UN Global Compact […]

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 […]

Bulgarian PM blames Merkel for new migrant influx; Sanitation, ‘social cohesion’ overwhelmed on Greek island

Bulgarian PM blames Merkel for new migrant influx; Sanitation, ‘social cohesion’ overwhelmed on Greek island

by WorldTribune Staff, July 2, 2018 The European Union’s external borders should be immediately closed and illegals currently in Europe should be detained and deported, Bulgaria’s prime minister said. Bulgaria will not accept any plan aimed at sending migrants back to the first EU state they arrived in, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said following last […]

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 […]

Merkel to cap influx of migrants but says ‘Islam has become a part of Germany’

Merkel to cap influx of migrants but says ‘Islam has become a part of Germany’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on March 21 said the country’s taking in of more than 1 million migrants was a “humanitarian exception” that “must not be repeated.” In the first major speech of her fourth term, Merkel told the Bundestag that her government pledges to cap the number of […]

Reports: New Syrian-Russian offensive kills more than 400 civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Reports: New Syrian-Russian offensive kills more than 400 civilians in Eastern Ghouta

by WorldTribune Staff, February 23, 2018 More than 400 civilians have been killed in a five-day assault by Syrian government and Russian forces on a rebel-held enclave that had last year been designated as a “de-escalation zone,” reports said. The attacks in Eastern Ghouta killed 46 people on Feb. 22, AFP reported. The Syrian Observatory […]

In Germany, Merkel wins fourth term, but anti-immigrant party steals the show

In Germany, Merkel wins fourth term, but anti-immigrant party steals the show

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2017 German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have won a fourth term in the Sept. 24 elections, but the anti-immigrant party AfD stole the spotlight. Not only did the AfD enter the German parliament for the first time, it won enough seats to become the third-largest party in the Bundestag after […]

Economic powerhouse Taiwan has made ‘going green’ a national priority

Economic powerhouse Taiwan has made ‘going green’ a national priority

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — Taiwan’s socio/economic success story is world renowned.  Yet an unfortunate byproduct of Taiwan’s rapid industrial development from the 1960’s through 1980’s involved considerable amounts of air and water pollution.  Taiwan’s next challenge strives to create a cleaner environment by widespread policies of going green. In […]

Unreported: Germany hit with stabbing epidemic by migrants

Unreported: Germany hit with stabbing epidemic by migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2017 Germany has been plagued by a wave of crimes where knives were the weapon of choice. The surge in stabbings coincides with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to allow some two million migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East into Germany, a report said. More than 1,600 knife-related crimes […]

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