Intense protests have continued in Thailand and Nigeria, even though the governments have tried to stop them. Thailand's protesters are demanding big government changes. In Nigeria, the protesters want changes in the country's police forces.
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Over the weekend, elections were held in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at the elections in New Zealand, Guinea, and Bolivia.
In today's news roundup, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who may become the next Supreme Court justice, answers questions in the US Senate, Kyrgyzstan's president steps down, and Hong Kong's pink dolphins seem to be bouncing back.
Yesterday, Kyrgyzstan was rocked by extreme protests over the results of Sunday's elections. In Belarus, protesters are still turning out regularly to protests the results of August's elections. Today NFK looks at the situation in both countries.
US President Donald Trump was taken to the hospital Friday with the coronavirus. Several people close to the president have also gotten the virus. The news, coming less than a month before the US election for president, has caused great uncertainty and worry.
Over the last two days, debates took place for the leadership of two different countries on opposite sides of the world - the United States and New Zealand. The results of the debates were extremely different.
Recent reports show that China's efforts to punish and control Uighur people in Xinjiang have grown in recent years. A statement from Chinese leader Xi Jinping makes it clear that the government's plans are unlikely to change.
In today's news roundup, protests break out across the US after no police are charged in the killing of Breonna Taylor, US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, and Maya Gabeira sets a surfing record riding a monster wave.
US President Donald Trump has insisted that the popular app TikTok be sold to an American company or be shut down. The company has been given an extra week to work out a deal before the US bans it.
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.