Current Events Quiz, September 14, 2010
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The new Australian government can best be described as a(n)
The government of Iran on Friday postponed the planned release of American Sarah Shourd, who has been held in an Iranian prison since July 2009 on after she
strayed across the Iranian border while hiking.
was caught attempting to enter an Iranian nuclear facility.
attempted to illegally export Iranian cultural artifacts.
was found guilty of adultery by an Iranian court.
Five Americans, including two doctors and two nurses, who were carrying donated AIDS drugs to _______ were arrested on Thursday, charged with dispensing medicine without the supervision of a pharmacist.
Violent protests erupted in the disputed territory of _______ over the weekend, as Muslim protestors demonstrated against Indian rule of the territory.
Cocoa prices fell last week after ______, which accounts for more than 40 percent of global output, announced stronger-than-forecast production numbers.
the Ivory Coast
According to a report prepared for the United Nations Security Council, UN peacekeeping forces could have done more to prevent a “systematic and organized” campaign of rape in
the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The regional scramble for _______ between India and China expanded to Indonesia last week as both countries seek to satisfy growing demand for energy.
It was announced last week that billionaire and philanthropist George Soros would donate $100 million to a charity addressing
health in the global south.
global human rights.
global climate change.
______ last week hinted that he may attempt to run for the Russian presidency, citing the example of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
In a speech last week, _______ declared that Cuba’s economic model no longer works and needs to be reformed.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
U.S. President Barack Obama
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro
EU High Representative Catherine Ashton
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