On Tuesday, US President Joe Biden banned oil and natural gas imported from Russia in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The UK plans a similar ban. For much of Europe, which depends heavily on fuel from Russia, a similar move isn't possible.
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In today's news roundup, Australia and the Philippines re-open to tourists after nearly two years, Queen Elizabeth II of England celebrates 70 years on the throne, and a man in Indonesia rescues a crocodile that has had a tire stuck on its neck for six years.
In today's news roundup, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under intense pressure over parties held during lockdown, record-setting football quarterback Tom Brady is retiring, and a chicken is caught in the security area at the US Department of Defense.
If you feel like the weather near you has been pretty bad recently, you're not alone. Worldwide, many areas have been hit by bad weather like blizzards, flooding, and serious storms. Today NFK takes a look at recent weather challenges around the world.
In today's news roundup, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being encouraged to step down for breaking UK Covid-19 rules, Georgia beats Alabama to win their first national football championship in 41 years, and Japan faces a french fry shortage.
On Saturday, people representing nearly 200 countries agreed to a new climate deal called the Glasgow Climate Pact. The deal shows more progress than many people expected, but it's still not strong enough to avoid the worst effects of global warming.
In today's news roundup, France and the United Kingdom calm down after a disagreement about fishing rights, the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros to win the 2021 World Series, and the winner of New Zealand's Bird of the Year contest is a bat.
World leaders have gathered in Glasgow, Scotland for the hugely important COP26 climate meeting. Many experts believe this meeting will decide whether or not the world will take action on the climate crisis in time to save the planet.
Gas stations across the UK are running out of fuel, leading to huge lines of people looking for gas. The government is working on the problem, but a quick solution isn't likely. The country doesn't have enough truck drivers to deliver the needed fuel.
Last Wednesday, Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom announced an agreement that will give Australia nuclear submarine technology. The move has annoyed China, which often opposes the US, and it has shocked and upset France - a strong US ally.
This weekend, the "G7", the leaders of several of the world's richest and most powerful countries, met in the United Kingdom. The meeting led to agreements to help poorer countries by offering coronavirus vaccines and money for climate action.