Over the weekend, elections were held in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at the elections in New Zealand, Guinea, and Bolivia.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…a Japanese man becomes the only tourist at Machu Picchu, the US Army works to develop augmented reality goggles for dogs, and a speedy bar-tailed godwit sets a record by flying 11 days straight.
Over the last two days, debates took place for the leadership of two different countries on opposite sides of the world - the United States and New Zealand. The results of the debates were extremely different.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand delays its election because of a coronavirus outbreak, Democrats officially choose Joe Biden to run for president, and a ninja museum in Japan gets robbed.
In today's news roundup, Lebanon's government has stepped down after protests following the huge explosions on August 4, New Zealand is working to understand and control a new coronavirus outbreak, and a skateboard move is renamed after 40 years.
On Monday, about two weeks earlier than planned, New Zealand declared that it was free from the coronavirus. The country has moved to Level 1 in its coronavirus alert system, returning life in New Zealand to nearly normal.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a teenager carries her father hundreds of miles on her bike, New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern doesn't let an earthquake shake her up, and scientists discover that penguin poop produces laughing gas.
In today's news roundup, a deadly volcano erupts in New Zealand, Algerians protest their newly elected president, and a hungry artist eats a banana from an artwork valued at $120,000.
Last week Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with the leaders of many Pacific island nations. The leaders agreed in many areas, but the talks almost broke down over the climate crisis.
Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand has long been thought to be the world's steepest street. But now, Guinness World Records says that a 1,000-year-old street in Wales has taken the title.