In today's news roundup, the winners of several Nobel Prizes are announced, Aaron Judge sets a record with his 62nd home run of the season, and a lottery in the Philippines has a surprising 433 winners.
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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.
In today's news roundup, South Africa is hit by deadly flooding, the Philippines struggles to recover after Tropical Storm Megi, and Alyssa Nakken becomes the first woman to coach on the field during an MLB baseball game.
In today's news roundup, Australia and the Philippines re-open to tourists after nearly two years, Queen Elizabeth II of England celebrates 70 years on the throne, and a man in Indonesia rescues a crocodile that has had a tire stuck on its neck for six years.
In today's news roundup, Super Typhoon Rai smashes into the Philippines, a volcano in the Canary Islands may be calming down after three months, and Magnus Carlsen wins the World Chess Championship for the fifth time.
Tensions have been rising in the South China Sea, which is partly claimed by many different nations. As China's ships and planes continue to worry nearby countries, the United States is working to balance China's power in the area.
Strong cyclones in both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean have continued to pound countries on both sides of the planet. The Philippines is struggling to recover from Typhoon Goni, and several countries in Central America have been hit by Hurricane Eta.
People depend on the press to inform them about what's going on in the world. But around the world, the press is being attacked on many different levels. Today's article looks at two recent government attempts to control the press.
The storm season in the West Pacific and Atlantic oceans has begun with two strong storms. Late last week, the Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Vongfong. In the US, Tropical Storm Arthur is expected to hit North Carolina this morning.
As countries around the world struggle to get the coronavirus pandemic under control, some governments are using the opportunity to increase their power. Many people worry that the governments will not give up this power once the crisis is over.