May 27, 2019



US president meets Emperor Naruhito

Japan (HRNW): US President Donald Trump has become the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Mr Trump, who is currently on a four-day state visit to Japan, was greeted by the emperor and Empress…


Australia’s Labor opposition elects new leader

Australia (HRNW): Australia’s Labor opposition has chosen Anthony Albanese as its new leader after the party suffered an upset in the nation’s general election. Previous leader Bill Shorten resigned on 18 May, immediately after conceding the…



Iraq sentences French citizens to death

Iraq (HRNW): Three Frenchmen have been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court after being found guilty of joining the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The men – named as Kévin Gonot, Léonard Lopez and Salim…