This year already more than 1,800 refugees and undocumented migrants have died trying to get into Europe. Kid Reporter Eleanor Hedges Duroy reflects on this humanitarian crisis.
In the midst of years of crushing government spending cuts and tax increases known as austerity measures, the left-wing party Syriza has won control of the Greek Parliament.
The city of London, England saw its worst riots in decades after police killed a black man and then beat a 16-year-old girl who attended a protest.
Thousands of people in Turkey are protesting government censorship of the Internet.
Students and workers across Europe are protesting large cuts to spending on education, as well as decreases in pensions and salaries.
In France, Nicolas Sarkozy was elected president and in Britain, Gordon Brown is to become the next prime minister.
Learn a little about Tamar, an Armenian-American who lives in New Jersey. Also, learn some words in Armenian and some facts about the country, Armenia.
Many people in the UK are changing the way they use energy. They are bicycling, buying food from local producers and recycling their waste. People are also angry. They have directed their anger at politicians who talk about these problems but do little to prevent them. Hundreds of people came together and set up the “Climate Camp” last August to say they had had enough.