Many people have been remembering Nelson Mandela's life and ideas. Mr. Mandela led South Africa after spending 27 years in jail. He would have been 100 yesterday.
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US president Donald Trump has surprised much of the world by insulting his own country instead of standing up to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Many people in UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government have quit their jobs. They did this to protest Ms. May's plan for taking the UK out of the European Union.
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.
President Trump has chosen Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court - the highest court in the US. The Senate must now vote to decide if Judge Kavanaugh can join the court.
On Sunday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico. Mr. López Obrador has run for president three times. This time, he won by a lot.
James Melville, Jr., who represents the US in Estonia, is leaving the job. Mr. Melville does not agree with President Trump's attacks on countries that are friendly to the US.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has said that he is leaving the Supreme Court. President Trump will now get to choose another judge for the most powerful court in the US.
In November, voters in California will decide if their state should split into three separate states. A rich businessman had the idea and he is paying to try and pass it.
Greece and Macedonia have been arguing about a name for over 27 years. Now they may be on their way to solving their problem.