At around two in the morning on Wednesday, January 8, Iran launched 22 missiles at two US bases in Iraq. No US or Iraqi soldiers were hurt or killed.
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Protesters again filled Hong Kong's streets, slowing traffic and blocking roads on Wednesday, June 12. But the protests were not nearly so peaceful.
Narendra Modi won India's election easily. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won more than half the seats in India's lower house of Parliament. That means Mr. Modi did not even need to make agreements with other parties in order to form a government.
Though most experts believed Prime Minister Scott Morrison would lose Australia's election, they were proved wrong once the votes were counted. Mr. Morrison and his Coalition government have beaten Bill Shorten's Labor party.
On Friday, President Donald Trump said he had reached an agreement with leaders of Congress to end the US government shutdown. The 35-day shutdown was the longest in US history.
Ms. May survived the no-confidence vote 325 to 306, and is still the UK's prime minister.
In the early morning of January 2, two women entered Sabarimala temple and prayed. Since news of their visit came out, the Indian state of Kerala has been nearly shut down by protests.
Magnus Carlsen held onto his title as world chess champion by beating Fabiano Caruana in tie-breaking rapid chess games during the world chess championship.
This article is an update to the story: NASA’s InSight to Land on Mars Monday.NASA’s InSight Lander touched ground safely on Mars on Monday. NASA…
The US, France, and the UK shot missiles at three places in Syria early Saturday morning. The countries attacked because they believe Syria used chemical weapons last week.