Tens of thousands of farmers blocked highways and railroad lines across India on Monday, continuing their protest against the government's new farming laws. The protesting farmers were supported by the country's opposition political parties.
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In today's news roundup, a heat wave drives serious wildfires in Greece and Turkey, people protest as France and Italy begin to require coronavirus health passes, and a look at the youngest and oldest medal winners in the Tokyo Olympics.
In today's news roundup, South Africa is shaken by violence and rioting after the jailing of an ex-president, Italy says huge cruise ships can no longer visit Venice, and a Minnesota town warns about massive goldfish in its lakes.
People in Colombia have been protesting against the government for nearly three weeks. The government's response has been violent, and dozens of people have died. There are no signs that the protests will end anytime soon.
Last summer, the US faced huge nationwide protests over police violence against people of color. Now, nearly a year after the event that triggered those protests, similar problems continue to happen.
In today's news roundup, protests and violence continue in Myanmar two months after a military coup, early elections in Greenland bring the opposition party to power, and endangered right whales are having a good year, with the most calves since 2015.
In today's news roundup, protests against Myanmar's military coup continue despite violence, new results show that India's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and works well, and scientists discover the world's largest glow-in-the-dark shark.
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.
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.
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.
In many places around the world, people are protesting the actions of their governments. Today, NFK looks at the way the governments of Russia and Thailand are trying to bring these protesters under control.