Canada's election resulted in a narrow win for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party. In Bolivia, a sudden change in election results has set off protests and accusations of cheating.
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In today's news roundup, the UK Parliament delays a vote on a Brexit deal, Santiago, Chile is struggling with violent student protests, and North Korea releases pictures of Kim Jong-un thinking on a horse.
Ecuador has been rocked by violent protests as large groups of people rally against a planned increase in the costs of fuel. After more than a week of protests, the situation remains tense and uncertain.
Peru's government is in an unusual situation. The president broke up Congress. Then Congress suspended and replaced the president. Though the situation is still messy, it looks like the president has won.
On Friday, people around the world took part in a Global Climate Strike that is believed to be the largest climate protest in history. Event organizers say around 4 million people took part.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sent Brazil's army to try to help bring forest fires in the Amazon rainforest under control. The move comes after weeks of inaction which brought criticism from around the world.
In today's news roundup, tens of thousands of women march in Brazil, a Russian plane lands in a cornfield, Tunisia has 26 people running for president, and a 15-year-old girl makes social media posts from her refrigerator - maybe.
Huge amounts of Brazil's unique rainforest are being destroyed quickly under the country's new president, Jair Bolsonaro. Since he became president in January, more forest is being cut down and less is being done about it.
In today's news roundup, Venezuela has another huge power outage, Puerto Rico's governor agrees to quit, an electric truck pulls a million-pound train, and the sender of a 50 year old message-in-a-bottle is found.
In today's news roundup, Japan struggles with landslides and floods, Chile and Argentina get to see a solar eclipse, a party in the Philippines sends people to the hospital, and President Trump's July 4 event has an unusual history lesson.