In today's news roundup, an attack causes serious damage to Iran's largest nuclear factory, Hideki Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament, and the US runs low on ketchup packets.
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In today's news roundup, protests and violence continue in Myanmar two months after a military coup, early elections in Greenland bring the opposition party to power, and endangered right whales are having a good year, with the most calves since 2015.
Tensions have been rising in the South China Sea, which is partly claimed by many different nations. As China's ships and planes continue to worry nearby countries, the United States is working to balance China's power in the area.
In today's news roundup, the massive container ship blocking the Suez Canal gets unstuck, inspectors in Galapagos find a suitcase with 185 rare tortoises, and this year, Japan's cherry trees are fully blooming earlier than ever before.
British artist Sacha Jafri has had an incredible year. In September, he set the record for creating the world's largest painting. Last week, the painting was sold for $62 million, which Mr. Jafri will give to charity.
Many large clothing companies are facing a tough choice in China - do they lose Chinese business by speaking out about the way China is treating people? Or do they remain quiet so that they can keep selling in China?
In today's news roundup, a fire at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless, England honors math genius Alan Turing with a new £50 note, and chimps in the Czech Republic are taking part in daily video calls.
A massive container ship got stuck in the middle of the Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking traffic in a very important shipping area. It's not known how long it will take to free the ship and open the canal again.
In today's news roundup, the EU plans a health document to simplify summer travel, a court in Japan says the government's same-sex marriage ban doesn't follow the constitution, and people in Taiwan are changing their names to "salmon" just to get free sushi.
Today NewsForKids.net looks at big changes in the leadership of three countries around the world. In Tanzania, President John Magufuli has died. Bolivia's Ex-President Jeanine Áñez has been arrested. And Israel will hold its fourth election in two years.
Beijing and much of northern China have been hit by an intense dust and sand storm. The storm, driven by winds across the Gobi Desert, has turned the skies of the Chinese capital orange, and left the air unsafe to breathe.