An army general, a princess, and ten people who have changed their name to Thaksin - these are just a few of the 6,000 people who hope to run in Thailand's coming elections.
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On Thursday, Félix Tshisekedi took over as president of Congo. Though many questioned the election results, most people seem happy that Congo's leadership has been passed peacefully for the first time in 60 years.
At the moment, two different men say they are the president of Venezuela. The confusing situation is changing quickly as thousands of Venezuelans protest to remove longtime leader Nicolás Maduro.
On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan was strongly defeated. As a result, the question of what will happen next between Great Britain and the European Union is as uncertain as ever.
In this article, NewsForKids.net looks at difficult political situations in three African nations, Gabon, Congo, and Madagascar.
The US government has been shut down since December 21 because President Trump and Congress don't agree about whether the US should spend money to build a wall between the US and Mexico.
Elections planned for today in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been delayed. This worries many people, since Congo's president has already been in power two years longer than he was supposed to be.
China has put up to a million Uighur people in special camps in Xinjiang. Most people think the Uighurs are being punished. China says they are being trained.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a vote that would have removed her as prime minister. She still faces a nearly impossible challenge in completing a deal on Brexit.
December 10th is Human Rights Day. This year, the day marked 70 years since the nations of the world agreed to set out, for the first time, a list of rights belonging to everyone in the world.