In today's news roundup, police violently attack protesters in Zimbabwe, Israel stops two American politicians from entering, President Trump may be interested in buying Greenland, and a German court tells a young girl she can't join a boys' choir.
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In today's news roundup, tens of thousands of women march in Brazil, a Russian plane lands in a cornfield, Tunisia has 26 people running for president, and a 15-year-old girl makes social media posts from her refrigerator - maybe.
A man in Indonesia is walking backwards for 435 miles (700 km). He's making the trip to encourage the government and others to protect and rebuild Indonesia's rainforests.
In today's news roundup, India sends a mission to the moon, Hong Kong protesters take over part of the airport, an accidental joke is played on US President Trump, and an inventor falls into the English Channel.
In today's news roundup, leaked texts lead to protests in Puerto Rico, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies, tapes of the 1969 moon landing are auctioned off, and four children take a 600 mile (1,000 kilometer) car drive.
Protesters in Sudan and Hong Kong seem to have reached their goals through protests that have been mainly peaceful. The protests in both countries were huge, and lasted longer than many people expected.
The city of Grenoble, France has said that women can't wear full-bodied swimsuits known as "burkinis" in public swimming pools. Now the city's pools have been closed following a protest by women wearing burkinis.
On Friday, thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike for equality. In a country where strikes are rare, the women said they were protesting for money, time, and respect.
Protesters again filled Hong Kong's streets, slowing traffic and blocking roads on Wednesday, June 12. But the protests were not nearly so peaceful.