Large protests have broken out in China over the country's "zero-Covid" program. The protests are the country's largest since 1989. The government has tried to shut the protests down quickly, but many people are still finding clever ways to speak out.
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News Roundup: Shanghai Opens, BTS Visit, and a Cake Attack
In today's news roundup, Shanghai is finally released from its two-month lockdown, K-Pop group BTS visits the White House, and a visitor to Paris's Louvre museum attacks the Mona Lisa…with a piece of cake.
News Roundup: Pfizer Prices, Women’s Champions, & a Dusty Selfie
In today's news roundup, Pfizer promises lower drug prices to 45 poorer countries, Lyon beats Barcelona to win their eighth Women's Champions League title, and NASA's Mars lander InSight takes one last selfie, covered in dust.
North Korea is facing a rapidly spreading outbreak of Covid-19. The country claims it has had no cases for the last two years, but it has now had over 1.7 million cases since the first case was reported last week.
News Roundup: New Mexico Wildfires, New Zealand Reopens, & Cow Burps
In today's news roundup, New Mexico fights massive wildfires, New Zealand reopens to tourists after more than two years, and a company uses satellites to spot cow burps from space.
News Roundup: Nigeria Explosion, Beijing Testing, & Electric Chopsticks
In today's news roundup, an explosion at an illegal oil processing factory in Nigeria kills over 100 people, Beijing, China announces plans to test 22 million people for Covid-19, and scientists in Japan invent chopsticks that make food taste saltier.
After weeks of a very difficult Covid-19 lockdown, some people in Shanghai, China have been allowed to leave their homes. But the government says millions more must remain at home. The outbreak is making people question China's "zero-Covid" program.
News Roundup: Japan’s Earthquake, China’s Lockdowns, & a Stuck Ship
In today's news roundup, Japan is hit by a strong earthquake, China locks down millions of people as its Covid-19 cases continue to rise, and the company that owns the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal last year has another ship run aground.
Weeks of protests against Covid-19 rules have shut down parts of Canada. The government is working hard to end the protests. At the same time, similar protests have begun in other countries, copying the methods of the truckers who began the protests.
News Roundup: Open to Tourists, Queen Elizabeth, & a Crocodile Tire
In today's news roundup, Australia and the Philippines re-open to tourists after nearly two years, Queen Elizabeth II of England celebrates 70 years on the throne, and a man in Indonesia rescues a crocodile that has had a tire stuck on its neck for six years.
Truck drivers in Canada are using their trucks to protest the country's Covid-19 rules by blocking the main streets in several cities. The largest protest is in the capital, Ottawa, where the mayor has declared a state of emergency.