Strong protests have rocked France, Israel, and Mexico in recent weeks. In each country, the protests have different causes, but all of the protests have been triggered by unpopular government plans.
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News Roundup: Justice Jackson, Pakistan’s PM, & a Drone Joke
In today's news roundup, the US Senate approves Ketanji Brown Jackson as a Supreme Court justice, Pakistan's Supreme Court rules that its prime minister can face a no-confidence vote, and a drone company plays an April Fools joke on the city of Dallas.
On Tuesday, the high court in the Indian state of Karnataka ruled that the government can ban Muslim girls from wearing head scarves at school. The ruling comes at a time when many Muslims in India feel threatened by the government's "Hindu first" actions.
Biden Chooses Ketanji Brown Jackson for Supreme Court
On Friday, United States President Joe Biden chose Ketanji Brown Jackson to be the next new justice on the US Supreme Court. If Judge Jackson is approved by the Senate, she will become the first Black woman to serve as a US Supreme Court justice.
United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has announced that he is stepping down. That gives President Joe Biden an opportunity to choose someone to replace him. Mr. Biden says he's planning to choose a Black woman for the position.
News Roundup: Mediterranean Snowstorm, Pakistan Judge, & a Flying Motorcycle
In today's news roundup, Greece and Turkey struggle to deal with an unusual snow storm, Ayesha Malik becomes the first woman to join Pakistan's Supreme Court, and a Japanese company is selling a very expensive flying motorcycle.
Aung San Suu Kyi, who was removed as Myanmar's leader and arrested following a coup last year, has been given a prison term of four years for having walkie-talkies and for breaking Covid-19 rules.
News Roundup: Elections, Female Judges, & Potty-Trained Cows
In today's news roundup, Canada gets ready for a national election on Monday, Norway's election leads to a change of government, India's Supreme Court gets a record number of female judges, and scientists potty-train cows.
Germany's top court has ruled that parts of the country's 2019 climate action law must be changed because they don't do a good job of protecting young people. The result was a big victory for the nine young people who started the lawsuit.
News Roundup: Chad’s President, Trial Ends, & David’s Twin
In today's news roundup, Chad's longtime president, Idriss Déby, dies a day after winning the election, police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty of killing George Floyd, and David, the famous statue by Michelangelo, now has an exact 3D-printed twin.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been sworn in as a justice on the United States Supreme Court. As a young judge appointed for life to the highest court in the country, it's likely that she will have a strong impact on American life.