Current Events Quiz, March 30, 2010
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According to a report in the Financial Times last week, a battle between “social Europe” and “skeptical Europe” was fore grounded by meetings launched Wednesday intended to establish an EU-wide agreement
limiting the migration of guest workers.
capping working hours.
prohibiting the release of transboundary pollutants.
establishing an EU carbon market.
On Wednesday, the Russian and U.S. governments signed an agreement to
limit the number of nuclear weapons owned by each country.
set the ground for Russian membership in the World Trade Organization.
expand anti-terrorism cooperation between the two countries.
expand Russian involvement in the war in Afghanistan.
A plan proposed by the government of ______ to impose a carbon tax on domestic energy production was withdrawn last week after the European Union refused to adopt a similar plan.
the United States
The China Railway Group last week on a U.S. $4.8 billion contract to build and operate a coal railway in
According to results released Friday, ______’s secular coalition won a narrow victory in Iraqi parliamentary elections.
Adil Abdul Mahdi
The Cheonan, a naval vessel sank in the South China Sea last week. Initial reports that it was attacked by naval forces of ______ now appear to have been mistaken.
Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of ______, on Sunday agreed to meet with leaders of a mass demonstration calling for his resignation. The two will face off for an unprecedented televised debate.
The government of ______ is set to launch a new initiative to repay more than U.S. $20 billion in foreign debt owed since the country’s 2001 default.
On Monday, a court in South Africa convicted the ruling African National Congress’s Youth League leader, Julius Malema, of
As the Palestinian-Israeli peace process continues to stall, the leader of the ______ last week announced the organization was preparing to develop alternatives for addressing the crisis.
League of Nations
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