What in the World? Weekly Quiz - March 16-22
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the new “epicenter” of the Covid-19 pandemic was HERE.
On Sunday THIS country reported about 8,000 people infected and 300 dead from Covid-19 as it followed the lead of Italy in ordering a total shutdown of unnecessary activities in the country.
The United States added THIS European country to the “Shengen” countries travel ban and IT in turn warned its citizens against travel to America.
The existing tensions between Washington and Beijing have accelerated over the Covid-19 pandemic reactions on both sides. Last week Beijing lashed out at U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s ““despicable practice” of referring to Covid-19 as THIS.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin gave THIS Blue and White Party leader about one month to assemble a ruling coalition after a slight majority of the parliament give HIM their support.
By a 383-0 vote in the Russian parliament, the Duma, THIS constitutional reform passed its third reading and will go to the public for a referendum on April 22nd.
A tenuous cease-fire is in place between Turkey and Russia over THIS disputed area.