What in the World? Weekly Quiz - March 2-8, 2020
The United States agreed with the Taliban to terms which could lead to a draw down of American troops in Afghanistan. U.S. forces entered that country in 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks to root out Al Qaeda in an American military operation CALLED THIS. It was renamed Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in 2014.
The Coronavirus outbreak in THIS COUNTRY, the second most infections outside China as of Sunday (Mar 1), has seen 60% of the cases among members of the Sincheonji Church of Jesus.
Turkish military forces opened an offensive against Syria over the weekend in response to attacks that included the deaths of 36 troops in Syrian and Russian bombardment. The war between NATO ally Turkey and Syria – and possibly Russia – is taking place in THIS CORNER of Syria where over one million refugees are being driven toward the border in a humanitarian catastrophe.
On his trip to India President Trump lauded Prime Minister Modi’s approach to sectarianism saying, “He wants people to have religious freedom, and very strongly.” However, deadly riots broke out during the visit highlighting Modi’s actions against THIS religious minority in India which have drawn international condemnation.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s positions on US-UK trade negotiations – described as a “hard bargain” by press reports – is set to test the “special relationship” between London and Washington, already strained by ALL OF THESE EXCEPT.
Which of these is TRUE concerning recent news about North Korea.
For an unprecedented third time in one year THIS COUNTRY is holding elections in an effort to forge a political coalition with enough power to install a new prime minister.