NewsForKids.net takes a look at the results of recent elections in South Africa, Ukraine, Indonesia, and Thailand.
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Narendra Modi won India's election easily. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won more than half the seats in India's lower house of Parliament. That means Mr. Modi did not even need to make agreements with other parties in order to form a government.
May 19 brought the end of the largest election in the world, with around 900 million people voting in India. The huge, six-week election will decide who will lead the country for the next five years.
Australians vote on Saturday in an election that will decide the country's next prime minister. The election is expected to be close, but many people think things aren't looking good for the current government.
A special report looking into whether US President Donald Trump and people working for him broke the law was released on Thursday. The report didn't clear the president's name or charge him with crimes.
Recent elections in Israel and Finland were both very close, but had different results. In Israel it looks like the current government will carry on, but for Finland's Social Democrats, it was the first win in many years.
Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down Tuesday following more than a month of protests. The protesters are celebrating, but the protests seem likely to continue.
Today NFK looks at three very different recent or upcoming changes in leadership in Europe and Asia.
The people in the town of Fall River, Massachusetts voted last Tuesday to remove Jasiel Correia II as town mayor. Strangely enough, at the same time they also voted to re-elect Mr. Correia.
Tens of thousands of people have been marching in Algeria. They are protesting because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has led the country for the last 20 years, says he's running for president again.