What in the World? Weekly Quiz – January 27-February 2, 2020
Experts from the United Nations who have been investigating Saudi Arabia’s efforts to squelch criticism have accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of THIS effort, aimed at “influenc[ing], if not silenc[ing]” critical coverage of the kingdom.
President Trump will release a Middle East peace proposal two years in the making which he said was, “"a great plan. It's a plan that really would work." However, the Palestinian Authority President said they had a “clear and unwavering position” to reject any Trump proposal because of THIS American action.
President Trump first said there were no injuries to American service members as a result of THIS ACTION, but last week the Pentagon reported 34 suffered traumatic brain injuries.
Happy New Year. Saturday was the first day of the new lunar year on the Chinese calendar. What is the zodiac animal for the new year?
On Sunday THIS European leader issued an apology on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz saying, ““With the last remaining survivors among us, I apologize on behalf of the government for the actions of the government at the time. I do so, realizing that no word can describe something as enormous and awful as the Holocaust.”
The International Court of Justice ordered THIS last week, the first international court ruling against Myanmar over its military’s brutal treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority population. The case came before the tribunal at the request of the nation of Gambia and on behalf of the 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation.