In the United Kingdom on Saturday, Charles the III will officially be crowned king in a special "coronation" ceremony. It's the first time the country has crowned a monarch in 70 years. People across the nation will be watching and celebrating the historic event.
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News Roundup: Peru President, Iran Strike, & World Cup Update
In today's news roundup, Peru gets its first female president after its previous president is arrested, people in Iran continue their protests against the government with a nation-wide strike, and eight teams remain in the 2022 World Cup contest.
Large protests are being held across Iran. The protests follow the death of a young woman who was arrested because of the way she was dressed. The protests have continued despite dozens of people dying, and the government promising to crack down harder.
News Roundup: India Protests, BTS Pause, & a Beaver Problem
In today's news roundup, Muslim protests continue over comments made by members of India's ruling political party, the superstar K-pop group BTS announces that it is taking a break, and a beaver takes out the internet for hundreds of people.
News Roundup: Afghan Women, Press Secretary, and a Passenger Pilot
In today's news roundup, the Taliban tells women in Afghanistan to cover themselves from head to toe, Karine Jean-Pierre becomes the White House's first Black press secretary, and a passenger safely lands a plane after the pilot becomes ill.
On Tuesday, the high court in the Indian state of Karnataka ruled that the government can ban Muslim girls from wearing head scarves at school. The ruling comes at a time when many Muslims in India feel threatened by the government's "Hindu first" actions.
Disagreements in Jerusalem have exploded into a battle between Israel and Palestinians. Though many outside countries are encouraging an end to the violence, so far, both sides say they will keep fighting.
News Roundup: Last Debate, Civil Unions, & Cell Service on the Moon
In today's news roundup, President Donald Trump and ex-Vice President Joe Biden take part in their final debate, Pope Francis surprises people by supporting same-sex civil unions, and NASA asks Nokia to build 4G cell service on the moon.
News Roundup: Limited Hajj Ends, Stonehenge Mystery Solved
In today's news roundup, a small group of Muslims taking part in a coronavirus-limited hajj in Saudi Arabia finish their journeys, and scientists discover the source for massive stones which make up Stonehenge.
In spite of complaints from archeologists, the Egyptian government has moved four ancient statues from a 4,000-year-old temple and placed them in the center of a busy traffic circle in downtown Cairo.
The coronavirus pandemic, which has changed the lives of people around the world, is making things especially difficult for people celebrating religious holidays. The pandemic is affecting religious celebrations for Jewish, Christian, and Muslim people.