Last week, 7 people died and 53 people were rescued when a boat carrying migrants headed for Europe turned over. Italy's government is making it harder for rescue boats to help people like this.
Published in June 2019
A massive power failure has struck several countries in South America, leaving millions of people without electricity for nearly a day. No one is sure yet what caused the blackout.
On Friday, thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike for equality. In a country where strikes are rare, the women said they were protesting for money, time, and respect.
Huge swarms of locusts have been attacking farms and fields on the Italian island of Sardinia. Millions of the insects have blanketed parts of the island, completely destroying farms.
On Thursday night, the Toronto Raptors held off the Golden State Warriors to become the first Canadian team to win the NBA championships. The Raptors won the sixth and final game 114-110.
Should women be forced to wear high heels for their jobs? Yumi Ishikawa, a 32-year-old actress from Japan, says no. And she's collected the signatures of almost 30,000 people who agree with her.
On Sunday, over a million people poured into the streets of Hong Kong to protest a planned law which would allow the government to send people suspected of crimes to China.
On June 9, Rafael Nadal became the first person to win 12 titles at the same Grand Slam tennis contest by beating Dominic Thiem in the French Open.
An agreement to share power in Sudan broke down last week as Sudan's army brutally attacked protesters. The protesters are now holding a nationwide strike, hoping to force the army to agree to their demands.