On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people protested in Poland against the country's right-wing government. The protest was the largest in Poland since the protests that led the country to become a democracy in 1989.
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The European Parliament has approved a plan that would ban the sale of new cars and vans that run on gasoline or diesel fuel by 2035. The plan is part of a larger effort to reduce pollution in Europe.
On Tuesday, US President Joe Biden banned oil and natural gas imported from Russia in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The UK plans a similar ban. For much of Europe, which depends heavily on fuel from Russia, a similar move isn't possible.
Migrants from the Middle East are being caught up in a political battle between Belarus and the European Union (EU). Thousands of migrants are stuck on the border between the two sides with temperatures dropping below freezing.
In today's news roundup, remembering Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, Poland and the European Union disagree about laws, the Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury to become WNBA champs, and a New Zealand city fires its wizard.
In today's news roundup, the EU plans a health document to simplify summer travel, a court in Japan says the government's same-sex marriage ban doesn't follow the constitution, and people in Taiwan are changing their names to "salmon" just to get free sushi.