World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – November 7-13, 2022
Russian forces are rallying to reverse strategic setbacks against Ukrainian forces in the eastern region with advances in Donetsk at Bakhmut. The counter attack is led by THIS militia group headed by Yevgeny Prigozhin with a record of fighting for Moscow in Syria, Libya and the Sahel region of Africa.
Famine is again gripping THIS east African nation but the government in Mogadishu has been slow to make an official declaration, unlocking international aid, to avoid giving a strategic advantage to the insurgent Al Shabab group.
World leaders meeting in Egypt for the 2022 Conference of the Parties, known by THIS short title, are taking up the issue of compensation for developing nations harmed by generations of carbon producing industries in wealthy nations.
Imran Khan, former prime minister of THIS country who has been challenging the government to restore his office, was shot in the leg in an assassination attempt while on a campaign parade.
The election victory of Lula da Silva has yet to be acknowledged by THIS incumbent President of Brazil, but his office said he would follow the transition of power.
China’s trade lost ground in October, the first downturn for imports and exports since May 2020, as a result of global recession and THIS domestic policy.
Ukraine President Zelensky charged THIS country with support to Moscow’s invasion by supplying drones, missiles and other weapons, including “kamikaze” drones currently targeting Ukrainian energy infrastructure.