***What in the World? Weekly Quiz - Feb 24-Mar 2, 2020***
Last week we learned Russia continues to interfere with U.S. elections and that they favored Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. In response President Trump fired the Acting Director of National Intelligence, whose organization briefed the Congress on the threat. WHO was the Acting Director of National Intelligence that was fired?
Global stock markets stumbled on the news of spikes in Coronavirus infection cases in THESE TWO countries as of February 24th.
President Trump is in India where he is being hosted by President Narendra Modi who was greeted last year by an event in Texas called, “Howdy, Modi.” WHAT is the name of the rally being held for Trump in India?
What TWO COUNTRIES are negotiating on how to stop the violence that has broken out in the Idlib region of northern Syria that is threatening an enormous humanitarian catastrophe?
The internationally recognized government of THIS COUNTRY took a hard line position regarding Khalifa Haftar, a renegade commander during peace talks in Switzerland.
A diplomatic spat has erupted from Russia over rules for settlement in Svalbaard, an island in the increasingly contentious Arctic region. Svalbaard is part of THIS COUNTRY.
A statement by European and British officials at a meeting of finance ministers and central bankers said, ““We need to give the highest priority to finding global solutions to address the taxation of the digital economy…” They were meeting in THIS COUNTRY which will host the 2020 summit of the Group of Twenty (G-20).