World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – April 11-17, 2022
Russia’s strike to capture capital city Kyiv has failed and Moscow is maneuvering forces for a major offensive in the Donbas region in THIS part of Ukraine.
Emmanuel Macron advanced to the second round of presidential voting in France Sunday and will face THIS far-right candidate who has surged to close the vote gap following French dissatisfaction with the economy and immigration issues.
Pakistan will have a new prime minister, likely to be Shehbaz Sharif, after the parliament voted “no-confidence” in THIS former cricket star turned political leader.
United States’ and Indian defense and foreign ministers will meet in a regular “2+2” ministerial session following a call between President Bush and THIS prime minister as friction mounts in the relationship over New Delhi’s lukewarm reaction to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
United States’ officials expect THESE Nordic countries to seek NATO membership within months as Russia, which seems to have inspired the move by its invasion of Ukraine, has warned against further alliance enlargement.
A Palestinian gunman killed three and wounded 16 in a busy entertainment district of Tel Aviv Friday leading THIS prime minister to declare security forces had “full freedom” to combat a surge of attacks in Israel.
Voters in THIS country gave President Andrés Manuel López Obrador a victory in a recall referendum he asked for, with a 90% margin. The leader, known as AMLO, has been criticized for distracting voters from his failures with the referendum.