1 - Which French daily was accused of conflict of interests and biased objectivity in a best-seller published in 2003?
2 - Name the highest political office in Hong Kong.
3 - How many wars have India and Pakistan fought primarily over Kashmir?
4 - In what country or U.S. state was the world's first oil well sunk in 1859?
5 - Roughly how many French soldiers are currently enforcing the cease-fire in Ivory Coast, as of early 2005?
6 - What is the name of the pedophile whose arrest shocked Belgium in 1996?
7 - With which nation did Japan recently conclude a Free Trade agreement?
8 - In what country did carbon dioxide gas building up at the bottom of Lake Nyos bubbled out of the lake and killed some 1,700 villagers living nearby in 1986?
9 - Who was the only president in U.S. history to fill that office without having been elected either President or Vice-President?
10 - Which is the oldest currently existing guerrilla group in Latin America?
11 - What is the second most populated member of the Commonwealth (after India)?
12 - What happened to Chechen rebel Akhmed Zakayev in November 2003?
13 - Which Canadian city claims it is the coldest city with a population of over 500,000?
14 - Of the various European countries who voted on adhesion to the EU in 2003, which voted in favor with the biggest margin?
15 - Which of those ex-SSR has the smallest Russian minority (in percentage of population)?
16 - Which Dutch Prime Minister resigned in 2002, along with his governement, following the publication of a report accusing his governement's mismanagement of Dutch peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia of having provoked the Srebrenica massacre?
17 - The flag below is the official flag of two countries. Which?
18 - In 2002, Lula da Silva won the Brazilian presidential election. What other candidate did he beat in the second round?
19 - What is the only African country with a daily German newspaper?
20 - Which of those religions is not recognised by Iran's constitution?