On Friday, a military group that's paid to work with Russia threatened to attack the country instead. By Saturday, the two sides reached an agreement to work together again. But the temporary rebellion has shocked Russia and left President Vladimir Putin weaker.
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A three-day ceasefire to the fighting in Sudan was announced on Monday. The fighting, led by Sudan's two top generals, broke out on April 15. It has left thousands of people injured and several hundred dead. Previous efforts at a ceasefire have failed.
In today's news roundup, young men race to leave Russia as it looks for more soldiers, earthquakes strike in Mexico and Taiwan, and scientists report that there are 20 quadrillion ants on the planet.
For almost 17 months, Ethiopia has been fighting a brutal war with rebels from Tigray, the country’s most northern state. Now, the two sides have called a truce to get food and other supplies to millions of people in Tigray, who need it badly.
Last November, Ethiopia's government attacked Tigray, the country’s most northern state. A year later, the fighting is more brutal than ever. Many people worry that the war will keep growing, leaving Ethiopia and nearby countries more dangerous and less stable.
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.