***What in the World? Weekly Quiz - Sep 9-15, 2019***
A Taliban car bomb attack in Kabul last week that killed 12 people, including an American soldier, caused President Trump to do THIS.
Through a landmark deal, THIS act between Ukraine and Russia is hoped to ease tension between the two countries, which have been engaged in a conflict since the 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean region by Moscow.
South American leaders have agreed to a regional pact aimed at protecting the Amazon River basin through a disaster response network and satellite monitoring. All of the following countries EXCEPT THIS have signed onto the forest protection pact.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has had two major defeats in Parliament in the last week. Following a bill aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit, Johnson called for THIS, which MPs subsequently proceeded to turn down.
Though contact with their spacecraft was lost moments before completing its mission, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Indian space scientists he was proud of a program that had come close to doing WHAT, which would have made India the fourth nation to do so.
The Israeli military launched an air strike in the Gaza Strip against Palestinian militants who fired projectiles into Israel on Saturday, a response to THIS event.
Violent riots have been breaking out in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, as mobs target THESE, a representation of the resentment that many South African workers feel towards an influx of immigrant workers.
In violation of the terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, from which President Trump withdrew the United States, Iran has announced that it has done THIS, raising the stakes for the European countries trying to prevent the deal’s collapse.
With a death toll of over 40 and more than 70,000 people homeless, THESE TWO islands of the Bahamas were devastated as Hurricane Dorian became the strongest hurricane to ever hit the archipelago country.