Last Friday, the British charity PDSA gave out its gold medal award for bravery - to a rat named Magawa. Magawa, and other rats like him, are saving countless lives by sniffing out deadly mines that have remained hidden for years.
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The United Nations, the international organization that allows all the countries of the world to meet and work together, marked its 75th year yesterday. Because of the coronavirus, the meeting took place mainly online.
The first direct airline flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates took place on Monday. Behind the simple flight is a historic softening of attitudes between Israel and a nearby Arab nation.
On Tuesday, North Korea said that it would end all communication with South Korea, which it called an "enemy". The decision marks a new low point following a period where the two countries worked hard to come together.
On Monday, two different men were sworn in as president of Afghanistan, bringing political confusion to the country at a time when it most needs a stable government.
On Saturday, the United States (US) signed an agreement with the Taliban in Afghanistan that could lead to US soldiers leaving Afghanistan.
An important meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ended suddenly on Thursday when both sides decided they could not agree.
On Tuesday, the country of Macedonia officially changed its name to North Macedonia. The change seems small, but it solves a problem that has been going on for almost 30 years.
Today marks 100 years since the end of World War I. One hundred years ago may seem impossibly far in the past, but it is still important to remember the lessons of that war today.
Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to end their 20 year war and to work together. They will reopen phone lines, roads, and plane service between the two countries.