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Exercise :: International - Latest Current Affairs

  • International - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which country will host the COP-14 of UNCCD?

A. Bangladesh
B. India
C. Srilanka
D. Myanmar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India will be hosting the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) for the first time. COP-14 will be held between September 2 and 14 in Delhi. The Centre launched a flagship project, part of a larger international initiative called the Bonn Challenge ahead of the COP-14. The flagship project aims to enhance India's capacity for forest landscape restoration (FLR). The Bonn Challenge is a global effort to bring 150 million hectares of the world's deforested and degraded land under restoration by 2020, and 350 million hectares by 2030.

2. 

Operation Sunrise 2 is military operation between India and which country?

A. Srilanka
B. Bangladesh
C. Myanmar
D. Pakistan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Operation Sunrise 2 is a coordinated military operation which was carried out between India and Myanmar to target militant groups. The Indian army and Myanmar Army carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation in their respective border areas from May 16. The operation targeted several militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. The first phase of "Operation Sunrise" was conducted in March along the Indo-Myanmar border. In the operation a number of camps of north-east-based militant groups were busted. During "Operation Sunrise 2", the armies coordinated with each other to bust camps of militant outfits, including the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), NSCN (Khaplang), the United Liberation Front of Assam (I) and the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB). Nearly six dozen militants belonging to these groups were nabbed and several of their camps destroyed during the operation.

3. 

Which Cricket team has recorded the 2nd highest successful chase in World Cup history?

A. West Indies
B. Bangladesh
C. India
D. Pakistan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bangladesh has recorded the second highest successful chase in World Cup history. The Bangladesh cricket team chased down the target of 322 against West Indies. Bangladesh (322/3) beat West Indies (321/8) by 7 wickets in Taunton. The previous second highest successful chase in World Cup was also recorded by Bangladesh when they chased down the target of 319 against Scotland in 2015. Notably, it is also Bangladesh's highest ever chase in ODI cricket.

4. 

US allows this country to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to sanctions.

A. Russia
B. Iraq
C. Syria
D. UAE

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to sanctions. But the US insisted that Iraq finds an alternative measure for its need of electricity, including by harnessing gas energy and reducing flaring at oil production sites. Iraq has had several extensions to the waiver first granted in 2018 after Washington reimposed sanctions on Tehran's oil sector forbidding countries from purchasing Iranian energy. The extension was given during a phone call between Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The United States continued to insist on diversifying energy imports away from Iran.

5. 

Which country has appointed Faiz Hameed as the new Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)?

A. Afghanistan
B. South Africa
C. Bangladesh
D. Pakistan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Pakistan has appointed Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed as the new Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He was previously serving as the head of the Counter Intelligence wing in the ISI. Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed replaces Lieutenant Gen Asim Munir, who was appointed to head the ISI only eight months ago.