News and Current Affairs (2014) 1

Give the name or place that is described in each box
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Last updated: September 11, 2014
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He is the new Iraqi Prime Minster
 
Haider Al-Abadi
Flight number of downed airliner in Ukraine
 
MH17
This arm of government is sought to be restored by the Japanese PM
 
Military
This country voted against independence in September
 
Scotland
This is the group trying to establish a caliphate in the Middle East
 
ISIS
The first major Iraqi city to fall under this group's control
 
Mosul
Pope Francis made a visit to this Asian country in August
 
South Korea
This comedienne and former talk show host died in September
 
Joan Rivers
Protests in Kiev ousts this Ukrainian leader
 
Viktor Yanukovych
Hundreds die from this disease that first breaks out in Guinea
 
Ebola
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This region expresses its intention to join Russia in a referendum
 
Crimea
Boonsongpaisan is ousted as leader of this country in a coup
 
Thailand
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was flying to this city when it disappeared
 
Beijing
Argentina lost to this country in the World Cup finals
 
Germany
Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates in favour of this son
 
Felipe
An Air Algerie flight crashes in this African country
 
Mali
This city is host of the 2014 Winter Olympics
 
Sochi
In Nigeria, this terrorist group kidnaps hundreds of school girls
 
Boko Haram
Venezuela cuts its diplomatic ties with this neighbour
 
Panama
Israel launches air strikes in this Palestinian territory in July
 
Gaza
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Level 67
Dec 28, 2014
I am pretty sure that Scotland voted NOT to be independent of the United Kingdom . . . You might want to change that.
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Level 62
Dec 29, 2014
But the SNP insisted that I have the question remain neutral. To hell with the SNP! Question changed.
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Level 37
Apr 13, 2018
Panama is a neighbor of Venezuela? - There's a whole country called Colombia between them!