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World Map : September (I) 2023

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  • Recently, ministerial delegations from three Sahel Countries announced a mutual defense pact at Mali’s Capital Bamako. Locate the three countries.


    Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso Recently, ministerial delegations from three Sahel Countries, i.e., Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso announced a mutual defense pact at Mali’s Capital Bamako. It aims at establishing an architecture of Collective Defence and Mutual Assistance among the three countries.


  • Locate the two countries involved in a conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.


    Azerbaijan and Armenia Azerbaijan launched an anti-terrorist operation in the Armenia-backed breakaway enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. The region has long been at the center of tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia, leading to two wars for its control. The last large-scale conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh lasted for six weeks in 2020 before a Russian-brokered truce. The ceasefire saw Armenia cede swathes of territory it had controlled since the 1990s.


  • Which country, plagued by decades of conflict and the absence of a central government, found itself extremely vulnerable to the recent heavy rains, leading to a catastrophic event characterized by widespread devastation caused by floods from Storm Daniel?


    Libya Recently, Eastern Libya experienced a catastrophic event as floods caused by Storm Daniel, brought widespread destruction. Decades of war and a lack of a central government have resulted in deteriorating infrastructure, making the country highly susceptible to the recent torrential rains. Libya is the only nation without a climate strategy, as per the United Nations


  • Which Chinese city is the host for this year's Asian Games?


    Hangzhou 19th Asian Games Hangzhou, China: A total of 40 sports and 61 disciplines will take center stage across 54 competition venues in Hangzhou and five co-host cities. Competitions in archery, artistic swimming, boxing, breaking, hockey, modern pentathlon, sailing, tennis, and water polo will also serve as Olympic qualifiers, with Paris 2024 quota spots available in those nine sports.


  • Locate the country that has raised concerns about China's installation of a floating barrier in the disputed Scarborough Shoal of the South China Sea


    Philippines Philippine officials vowed to remove China's coast guard-installed 300-meter-long floating barrier in the disputed Scarborough Shoal of the South China Sea. They called it "illegal and illegitimate," highlighting the violation of Filipino fishermen's rights. The Philippines asserts that Scarborough Shoal lies within its United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea(UNCLOS)-defined exclusive economic zone, a claim upheld in a 2016 arbitration decision that China rejected


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