March 25, 2019

New Zealand’s Ardern orders top-level inquiry

New Zealand (HRNW): New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has ordered a top-level inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks that left 50 people dead. She said a royal commission would examine whether police and intelligence services…



Cabinet to meet amid pressure on May

United Kingdom (HRNW): Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to update ministers on her Brexit strategy when she chairs a meeting of her cabinet this morning. It comes after a weekend of speculation about her leadership…



Destructive winds and rain lash Australia

Australia (HRNW): A second cyclone within 48 hours has brought destructive winds and torrential rains to coastal regions of Australia. Cyclone Veronica lingered about 95km (60 miles) off the nation’s north-west coast on Monday, officials said….


Russian military planes land near Caracas

Latin America (HRNW): Two Russian military planes landed in Venezuela’s main airport on Saturday, reportedly carrying dozens of troops and large amounts of equipment. The planes were sent to “fulfil technical military contracts”, Russia’s Sputnik news…