July 24, 2019


May bidding farewell before new PM takes office

United Kingdom (HRNW): Theresa May has delivered a farewell speech in Downing Street before tendering her resignation to the Queen. She wished new Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his government well, adding: “Their successes will be…


Sri Lankans demand UK take back rotting waste

Srilanka (HRNW):  Sri Lankans are up in arms over the alleged dumping of hazardous waste from Britain, including syringes and suspected human remains from mortuaries. The government has urged Britain to immediately take back more…




Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defence minister

Berlin (dpa) – Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been sworn in as Germany’s new defence minister during an extraordinary session of the Bundestag parliament. Kramp-Karrenbauer, who took the helm of Germany’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) last year,…