The fighting has stopped in Yemen for the first time in nearly seven years as a two-month truce began on April 1. The United Nations, which helped organize the truce, hopes it will lead to a more long-term peace.
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For almost 17 months, Ethiopia has been fighting a brutal war with rebels from Tigray, the country’s most northern state. Now, the two sides have called a truce to get food and other supplies to millions of people in Tigray, who need it badly.
Tensions are still extremely high over the possibility that Russia might invade Ukraine. The US and NATO have warned of a possible invasion for months. Now, the US says an attack could come in days. But a last-minute effort by France could lead to more talks.
Tensions remain extremely high over concerns that Russia might attack Ukraine. Russia has brought more soldiers and military equipment to the border. The US and Europe say they'll react strongly to any attack, but still hope to solve the crisis through talks.
In today's news roundup, the United States marks one year since its Capitol was attacked by supporters of Donald Trump, five major nuclear powers say a nuclear war should never be fought, and BMW shows off an electric car that can change colors.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held a virtual meeting on Tuesday to try to resolve a growing crisis on the border of Ukraine. Russia has over 70,000 soldiers near the Ukraine border. Many experts worry Russia is getting ready to invade.
In today's news roundup, Israel and Palestinian militant groups have agreed to stop fighting temporarily, scientists in Michigan find a massive 100-year-old fish, and a machine that makes pizzas while you wait fails to impress people in Italy.
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.
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.