Globaloney? Elite meltdown over Amazon fires raises questions

Globaloney? Elite meltdown over Amazon fires raises questions

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2019 French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted on Aug. 22: “Our house is burning. Literally. The Amazon rain forest – the lungs which produces 20% of our planet’s oxygen – is on fire. It is an international crisis. Members of the G7 Summit, let’s discuss this emergency first order in two […]

Paris climate change tax revolt shocker: Did Left inject violence?

Paris climate change tax revolt shocker: Did Left inject violence?

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2018 Far-left extremists have infiltrated the “Yellow Vests” anti-carbon tax movement and are likely responsible for a share of the violence that engulfed France in recent days, some reports say. The Yellow Vests are a populist movement formed to pressure French President Emmanuel Macron to rethink a fuel tax that […]

Belgium snubs Typhoon, chooses F-35s over Eurofighters

Belgium snubs Typhoon, chooses F-35s over Eurofighters

by WorldTribune Staff, October 29, 2018 The Belgian government has chosen to replace its aging fleet of F-16s with the U.S. F-35. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Oct. 25 that he’d chosen the F-35 over the Eurofighter Typhoon (developed by Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain) because it was cheaper. Costs for the F-35 […]

Leaders of both Koreas learn that Trump listens well but keeps own counsel

Leaders of both Koreas learn that Trump listens well but keeps own counsel

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2018 World leaders are finding that U.S. President Donald Trump is quite cordial when it comes to ceremony and photo ops, but “will ultimately not yield to global peer pressure when its aims contradict his interests,” an analyst noted. “Committed but not stubborn, reasonable but not gullible, the global left […]

Turkey threatens France over plan to deploy troops in support of Syrian Kurds

Turkey threatens France over plan to deploy troops in support of Syrian Kurds

by WorldTribune Staff, April 2, 2018 France could become a “target of Turkey” if it follows through on a pledge to send troops to northern Syria in support of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Turkish official warned. French President Emmanuel Macron met an SDF delegation on March 29 and gave assurances of French […]

Macron shocker: France ‘probably’ would have voted to quit EU

Macron shocker: France ‘probably’ would have voted to quit EU

by WorldTribune Staff, January 21, 2018 France likely would have followed the UK’s lead and voted to leave the European Union if a referendum were held, French President Emmanuel Macron said. Asked during an interview with the BBC if France would have backed “Frexit” if given the chance, Macron said “Probably, in a similar context. […]

Iran scolds France’s Macron: Don’t ‘blindly follow’ Trump

Iran scolds France’s Macron: Don’t ‘blindly follow’ Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, December 18, 2017 French President Emmanuel Macron should get off of U.S. President Donald Trump’s lap and stop raising the possibility of new sanctions on Iran over the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program, an Iranian official said. “To sustain its international credibility, France should not blindly follow the Americans … The French […]

C’est la vie! France lowers the boom on kids using mobile phones in school

C’est la vie! France lowers the boom on kids using mobile phones in school

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2017 France is hoping a new ban on mobile phone use in schools will encourage kids to play – not Candy Crush, but the actual kind of play that requires physical exertion. “These days the children don’t play at break time anymore, they are just all in front of their […]

Macron’s invitation to progressive Americans: Flee to France and ‘make our planet great again’

Macron’s invitation to progressive Americans: Flee to France and ‘make our planet great again’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 2, 2017 American scientists, progressives and other “responsible citizens” have been invited by the French president to a “second homeland” in France after U.S. President Donald Trump announced on June 1 his administration’s rejection of the Paris Climate Agreement. In a video posted online, French President Emmanuel Macron said that while […]

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 […]