World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – Oct 3-9, 2022
The incumbent Brazilian president did better than expected in Sunday’s elections but fell short of challenger, THIS former president who led with 48 percent, two points shy of victory. The two will meet in a runoff vote later this month as worries mount the incumbent might not recognize the election as legal.
Moscow annexed four provinces in Ukraine including THIS area where Russian forces were pushed back from the strategic hub of Lyman.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss is under fire for a botched “mini-budget” and tax cut plan as her party conference – THIS party called the Tories -- opens this week.
A stampede to the exits at a soccer stadium in THIS archipelagic nation was caused by police firing tear gas at fans who rushed the pitch after a home-team loss, resulted in 125 deaths and hundreds injured.
October 3rd is Germany Unity Day which celebrates THIS.
Tensions remain high on the Korean peninsula with a twin test fire of ballistic missiles in the North and the end of military exercises among the U.S., Japan and South Korea and visit of VP Kamala Harris to the DMZ. THIS South Korean president warned the North of a “resolute and overwhelming response” to any use of nuclear weapons.