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 […]

Trump’s break with G7 climate consensus caused melt-down in polite society

Trump’s break with G7 climate consensus caused melt-down in polite society

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2017 At the Group of 7 (G7) summit, agreeing to disagree on shared convictions so strongly-held that they approach religious fervor is not an option. It is simply not cool. Therefore, when U.S. President Donald Trump broke ranks on the Paris Agreement climate accord over the weekend at G7, sophisticates […]

Reports: The Obama administration wiretapped Trump, world leaders, journalists, everyone?

Reports: The Obama administration wiretapped Trump, world leaders, journalists, everyone?

by WorldTribune Staff, March 6, 2017 Barack Obama played 333 rounds of golf during his presidency. But wiretapping may have been the activity closest to his heart, reports said. “The Obama administration absolutely loved wiretapping, intercepting confidential transmissions, bugging – well, anyone it could,” The Daily Wire’s Joseph Curl reported on March 6. Team Obama […]

As some world leaders protest, Egypt enforces Trump’s ban on Muslims from 7 nations

As some world leaders protest, Egypt enforces Trump’s ban on Muslims from 7 nations

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2017 While a slew of world leaders slammed President Donald Trump’s executive order banning the entry of citizens from seven Muslim countries to the United States, Egypt signaled its willingness to enforce the order. On Jan. 27, five Iraqis and one Yemeni passenger were stopped from boarding an EgyptAir jet […]

Germany hits Trump, Clinton, Obama and accuses U.S. of creating Europe’s refugee crisis

Germany hits Trump, Clinton, Obama and accuses U.S. of creating Europe’s refugee crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 Germany will not make itself “submissive” to Donald Trump, the country’s deputy chancellor said in response to the president-elect’s scathing criticism of Berlin over the weekend. “We are not inferior to him, we have something to bring to the table too,” Sigmar Gabriel, who is also minister of the […]

Bolton: Merkel exposed Germany, others ‘to risk of terrorism’

Bolton: Merkel exposed Germany, others ‘to risk of terrorism’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 21, 2016 By allowing more than one million refugees into the country, Chancellor Angela Merkel “exposed Germany, and others, to the risk of terrorism,” former U.S. ambassador to the UN John Bolton said on Dec. 20. On Dec. 19, a terrorist plowed a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing […]

Saudi twitter storm after Germany’s first female defense minister dresses as she pleased on official visit

Saudi twitter storm after Germany’s first female defense minister dresses as she pleased on official visit

by WorldTribune Staff, December 15, 2016 German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen sparked outrage in Saudi Arabia when she refused to wear traditional Muslim attire during her official visit to the kingdom. “Ok so why didn’t they arrest her? The hypocrisy and double standards,” one user posted to Twitter. Saudi authorities earlier this month […]