Migrants from the Middle East are being caught up in a political battle between Belarus and the European Union (EU). Thousands of migrants are stuck on the border between the two sides with temperatures dropping below freezing.
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On Saturday, people representing nearly 200 countries agreed to a new climate deal called the Glasgow Climate Pact. The deal shows more progress than many people expected, but it's still not strong enough to avoid the worst effects of global warming.
Tens of thousands of people protested in Glasgow, Scotland and other cities around the world on Saturday. The protesters think the leaders at COP26 - the United Nations climate meeting - aren't taking the climate crisis seriously enough.
In today's news roundup, France and the United Kingdom calm down after a disagreement about fishing rights, the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros to win the 2021 World Series, and the winner of New Zealand's Bird of the Year contest is a bat.
World leaders have only met for a few days in Glasgow, Scotland to discuss new steps to fight the climate crisis. But already some important new promises are being made that could protect large areas of forests and lead to less pollution.
World leaders have gathered in Glasgow, Scotland for the hugely important COP26 climate meeting. Many experts believe this meeting will decide whether or not the world will take action on the climate crisis in time to save the planet.
In Spain, children and their families are riding bikes to school together in large groups. The program is called "bicibús" or bike bus. In Barcelona, the program started recently with only five children and grew quickly to hundreds of riders.
In an earlier article, NFK looked at a kind of digital money called a cryptocurrency. The article explored the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin, and how it works. Today, NFK looks at some of the serious problems related to Bitcoin.
In today's news roundup, remembering Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, Poland and the European Union disagree about laws, the Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury to become WNBA champs, and a New Zealand city fires its wizard.
The world is facing a "supply chain" crisis. There are shortages of all kinds of products. And the problem is growing because the materials needed to make new products are either in short supply, or can't be moved to the places that need them.