In the last week, elections were held in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at the recent election results from Ecuador, Peru, and Samoa.
Posts tagged as “politics”
There's currently a big struggle in the US over voting. Many Democrats are working to make it easier for people to vote. At the same time, many Republicans are working to put more limits on voting.
Many large clothing companies are facing a tough choice in China - do they lose Chinese business by speaking out about the way China is treating people? Or do they remain quiet so that they can keep selling in China?
Today, NewsForKids.net takes a look at some recent news stories related to the climate crisis. They include efforts to put a price on pollution, a new US push to tackle the climate crisis, and a suggestion to study dimming the sun.
Today NewsForKids.net looks at big changes in the leadership of three countries around the world. In Tanzania, President John Magufuli has died. Bolivia's Ex-President Jeanine Áñez has been arrested. And Israel will hold its fourth election in two years.
For the last three weeks since the military took control of Myanmar in a coup, people have been protesting across the country. Thousands of protesters take to the streets daily, in spite of the military's harsh crackdown.
The second impeachment trial of ex-President Donald Trump ended with him being found "not guilty". Though 57 senators agreed that Mr. Trump was guilty, and only 43 voted not guilty, at least 67 votes were needed to convict him.
Yesterday, the US Senate began the impeachment trial of ex-President Donald Trump for his part in encouraging the rioters who attacked the US Capitol building on January 6. Yesterday's meeting led to a vote allowing the trial to go ahead.
Governments worldwide have criticized recent actions by the current governments of Russia and Myanmar. Though the two situations are very different, in each case, a popular person has been charged with a crime in order to limit their power.
On Monday, the army took control of Myanmar, removing the country's elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and her government from power. Ms. Suu Kyi and several people who work with her are being held by the military.
In today's news roundup, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte steps down, hoping to form a new government, a farmers' protest in India turns violent, and a band gives concerts to audiences sealed in bubbles.