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.
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Today, NFK looks at long-term protests in several countries. In Thailand, protesters are demanding big government changes, in Belarus, people are protesting the results of August’s elections, and in Hong Kong, a strict new law has nearly ended all protests.
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.
For Real? Storm Alphabets, Mailing Litter, & an Old TV
Among the more unusual news stories recently…the Atlantic has had so many hurricanes this year that a second alphabet is needed to name them, Thailand starts mailing tourists' litter back to them, & and old TV takes out the internet for a whole village.
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.
For Real? Monkey Town, Plant Concert, & a Smelly Package
Among the more unusual news stories recently…gangs of monkeys have taken over the streets in Lopburi, Thailand, a Barcelona opera house offers a concert for thousands of plants, and a smelly fruit causes big problems in a German post office.
NewsForKids.net takes a look at the results of recent elections in South Africa, Ukraine, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Two Asian countries officially get new royal leaders this week. Crown Prince Naruhito has taken over as Emperor of Japan, and King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be crowned King of Thailand in a three day event beginning Saturday.
An army general, a princess, and ten people who have changed their name to Thaksin - these are just a few of the 6,000 people who hope to run in Thailand's coming elections.
Thailand's capitol, Bangkok, is struggling to deal with dangerous air pollution. On Wednesday, the city closed over 400 schools for the week and is spraying water to try to clear the air.