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December 06, 2021
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Ukraine-Russia Tensions?
Fears of a major offensive are looming over Ukraine, with an unusually large number of Russian troops and equipment deployed to regions north and east of the Ukrainian border. Confused? Scared? How much do you really know about the situation?
October 30, 2020
Quiz: How Much Do You Really Know About Kazakhstan?
The new Borat movie -- Borat Subsequent Moviefilm -- is again focusing attention on Kazakhstan. When the first film came out in 2006, Astana (or Nur-Sultan now) banned its showing. Now, it's getting smart and is using Borat's catchphrase "Very Nice!" as its new tourism slogan.
April 08, 2020
Coronavirus Quiz: Who Was That Masked Man (Or Woman)?
The use of face masks is becoming common in countries around the world to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently recommended people wear face masks or face coverings in public, although U.S. President Donald Trump said he didn't think he would follow the CDC's advice. But other world leaders have taken such advice to heart. Can you name these 10 masked presidents or prime ministers and answer some coronavirus trivia about each one?
April 01, 2020
Get Tested: Can You Pass Our Simple Coronavirus Quiz?
There are many myths and misconceptions about the coronavirus. Knowing the facts is important in battling the spread of the infection. Take our quiz to see how much you've learned as the world battles this deadly bug. (Written by Francesca Popa)
January 29, 2020
Can You Survive The Pompeo Challenge? Name These Unmarked Countries
NPR journalist Mary Louise Kelly says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo -- apparently angered over some tough questioning -- summoned her to his private living room at the State Department in January and challenged her to point to Ukraine on an unmarked map. Kelly -- who has a master's degree in European Studies from Cambridge -- said she did. Pompeo later suggested Kelly had pointed to Bangladesh instead. How would you fare if you were called on the carpet by Pompeo?
The Teenage Sons Of Kremlin-Backed Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov Are In The Spotlight. Why?2
Top Russian Officer Among Troops Killed During Azerbaijan's Attack On Nagorno-Karabakh3
Karabakh Separatists Say They Are Implementing Withdrawal Deal As Aid Arrives Through Lachin4
Azerbaijani, Nagorno-Karabakh Sides To Meet Again After Inconclusive 'Integration' Talks5
'Chaos, Screams, And Explosions': Ukrainian Forces Make Modest But Important Gains In Grueling Counteroffensive6
Slovakia, Ukraine Agree Grain Trade System To Replace Ban7
Ukrainian Crews Put Hundreds Of Captured Russian Tanks Into Action8
Heavy Metal: The Radioactive Ammunition Headed For Ukraine9
Ukrainian Military Claims Russian Navy Commanders Killed In Sevastopol Attack10
Kosovo Officials Say Standoff Ends After Deadly Attack, Search On For Remaining Assailants