Afghan native slams defenders of Islam in aftermath of Manchester massacre

Afghan native slams defenders of Islam in aftermath of Manchester massacre

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2017 Hamid Jan Kakar has run out of patience with politically correct defenses of Islam in the aftermath of the Manchester bombing. Kakar, in an interview with Independent Journal Review, said he is sick of people saying “terrorism doesn’t have anything to do with Islam.” The defenders of Islam must […]

Ignoring Beijing’s warning, U.S. warship challenges China’s claim to artificial island in strategic waters

Ignoring Beijing’s warning, U.S. warship challenges China’s claim to artificial island in strategic waters

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2017 In the first such freedom of navigation operation under President Donald Trump, a U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of a Chinese artificial island in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on May 24. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey sailed […]

Netanyahu’s pledge: Jerusalem ‘will not be divided again’

Netanyahu’s pledge: Jerusalem ‘will not be divided again’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2017 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to stand against “elements in the world” who seek to deny Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem. In a May 24 speech at Jerusalem Day celebrations at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Netanyahu said “I have a deep obligation to continue to maintain a […]

Clue: It was Obama’s left-leaning CIA director who sought FBI probe of Trump-Russia ties

Clue: It was Obama’s left-leaning CIA director who sought FBI probe of Trump-Russia ties

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2017 Former CIA Director John Brennan said he was “aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions” between the Trump campaign and Russia but said he did not know whether there was any collusion between the two. The ex-CIA chief, who served under former President Barack Obama, told […]

Let’s make a deal: Donald Trump to remake Pyongyang’s skyline!

Let’s make a deal: Donald Trump to remake Pyongyang’s skyline!

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Everybody’s talking about overtures to Pyongyang. Informal talks, secret talks, talks about talks – then, somewhere in everyone’s pet solution, comes the killer line: Pyongyang has to “freeze” its missile-and-nuclear program before real talking begins. It’s unlikely Kim Jong-Un will “freeze” anything, but here’s an idea. Remember that enormous […]

Police make new arrests, British troops take to the streets after Manchester bombing

Police make new arrests, British troops take to the streets after Manchester bombing

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty British authorities said the attack at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people, some of them children, may have been the work of more than one person, as police arrested three more suspects in the case. “It was more sophisticated than some of the […]

Sean Hannity, only major journalist covering Seth Rich story, may be forced out at Fox

Sean Hannity, only major journalist covering Seth Rich story, may be forced out at Fox

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2017 Sean Hannity’s pursuit of the truth behind the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may end up costing Hannity his job at Fox News, reports say. In the opening segment of his program on May 23, Hannity said: “I promise that I will continue to tell the […]

Swamp justice: The blindfolded lady peeks at party affiliation

Swamp justice: The blindfolded lady peeks at party affiliation

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2017 When it comes to Washington scandals, party is everything. Republicans go to jail. Democrats walk. “During the eight years of one of America’s shadiest presidencies, not one Obama administration official went to prison … or was convicted of a crime … or was even indicted,” Steve Baldwin and Deroy […]

New liberal government in Seoul seeks Pope’s backing for peace talks

New liberal government in Seoul seeks Pope’s backing for peace talks

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2017 South Korea’s newly-elected President Moon Jae-In dispatched a delegation to the Vatican on May 23 on a mission to seek support from Pope Francis for North-South Korean peace talks. The delegation was led by Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-Joong, who also asked the pope to “pray for the improvement of […]