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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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.
During the coronavirus pandemic, much of the world has been distracted from focusing on a problem that could be far more serious - the climate crisis. Today, NFK looks at three recent new stories of climate action.
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.
In today's news roundup, a fire destroys most of Europe's largest refugee camp, protests continue in Belarus despite a harsh government reaction, and Colin Kaepernick is back in the game - at least a video game.
Germany reports that Alexei Navalny, a well-known critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was poisoned. It seems likely that the Russian government is behind the attack, leaving the governments of other countries unsure of how to respond.
Protests in the US over police violence against Black people have continued for nearly three months, stirred up repeatedly by new cases of police violence. The most recent case involved a Black man shot in the back by a white police officer.
On Tuesday, soldiers in Mali marched on Bamako, the country's capital. They captured the country's leaders. Mali's president later appeared on TV, announcing that he was stepping down. The soldiers in charge say they plan to hold new elections.
Young people across Thailand have been using the internet to organize protests against the government. The protests have been going on for weeks and the movement seems to be growing.
People in Portland, Oregon have been protesting over police violence and Black rights for nearly two months. Recently, US President Donald Trump sent in US agents, raising tensions and fears in Portland and other cities.
China has passed a new security law for Hong Kong, giving China great power over the territory - power that can't be challenged by Hong Kong's courts or lawmakers. For many, the law appears to be the end of Hong Kong as a separate and self-controlling part of China.