In today's news roundup, after struggling for decades, Anwar Ibrahim is named prime minister of Malaysia, Iran faces increased pressure over its harsh treatment of protesters, and the European Space Agency names its first astronaut with a disability.
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People across the US voted yesterday in local, state, and national elections. These "midterm" elections were seen by many as a test of how well Americans think President Joe Biden is doing. The results are much closer than many people expected.
In today's news roundup, a peace deal is reached to end the fighting in Ethiopia's civil war, Israel's fifth election in four years returns Ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to power, and NASA captures a picture where the Sun appears to be smiling.
Brazil's Ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won the country's runoff election for president yesterday, defeating the current president, Jair Bolsonaro. Many people saw the tight race as one of the most important elections the country has ever held.
Today, NewsForKids.net looks at several struggles for leadership taking place around the globe. These stories include a new coup in Burkina Faso, as well as election results from Brazil, Latvia, Bosnia, and Bulgaria.
In today's news roundup, William Ruto is sworn in as the president of Kenya, credit card companies agree to a new plan that could help track problem gun sales, and the lights on the Eiffel Tower will be turned off early to save electricity.
Last Thursday night, a group from the US House of Representatives held a special hearing into the attack on the US Capitol, which took place on January 6, 2021. The hearing, which was the result of a nearly year-long investigation, was carried on live TV.
Labor party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in as Australia's new leader on Monday, as the ruling Coalition government was voted out. The result marks a huge change, as Mr. Albanese becomes Australia's first Labor prime minister in nine years.
Elections and other events have brought some big changes in leadership to several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at leadership changes in Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Northern Ireland.
Several candidates are running in next Monday's election for president of the Philippines. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is currently leading the race. That has some people worried, since Mr. Marcos's father was a brutal dictator in the Philippines for 20 years.