Places in the News Quiz, 2003
Australia recently sent peacekeeping troops to stem the violence and lawlessness in which South Pacific island country?
In April 2003, the United States announced that it would withdraw troops stationed in
Which country changed its name in 2003?
- Yugoslavia has changed its name to Serbia and Montenegro.
SARS is a disease that is believed to have originated in
Who is the new Palestinian prime minister?
After the war against Iraq, the United States threatened which country with the possibility of military action?
Which tiny island country off the west coast of Africa underwent a coup in July, only to have its president restored to power a week later because of international pressure?
The world's Kurdish population is located primarily in
Which West African country finally ousted its kleptomaniac leaderbut not before he succeeded in bankrupting his own country?
- Liberia's Charles Taylor was forced into exile in August.
Which country has announced that it possesses nuclear weapons?