Current Events Quiz, July 25, 2011
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Twin terror attacks on Friday killed 93 people in
The main suspect in the attacks mentioned in question #1 is reportedly
an immigrant from North Africa.
a radical Islamist.
a right-wing extremist.
a Marxist militant.
Last week Serbia arrested its last war crimes suspect from the 1990s Balkan wars and turned him over to
the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
the UN High Commission for War Crimes.
the International Criminal Court.
the International Court of Justice.
Syrian forces last week escalated their attacks on the city of
The United Nations officially declared a famine in the east African country of ___________________, calling it the country's "worst food security crisis in the last 20 years."
A new report this past week showed that manufacturing output in the troubled Eurozone _______________________ in July.
appeared poised for a major recovery
European leaders agreed last Thursday on a $157 billion bailout plan for the country of ______________________, a plan that is expected to trigger the first debt default by a eurozone country.
The FBI has accused two men of funneling $4 million from Pakistan's government to illegally lobby Congress. They hoped to influence U.S. policy on
negotiating peace with the Taliban.
the disputed region of Kashmir.
the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
drone strikes in Pakistan.
Canada has agreed to deport China's most-wanted fugitive, who is accused of
fomenting unrest with his pro-democracy writings.
a plot to spark rebellion among China's Muslim minority.
slandering China's Communist leaders with charges of hypocrisy and bribe-taking.
a multi-billion dollar smuggling operation.
As of Sunday there was great worry that international financial markets (beginning Monday morning in Asia) could react badly to America' failure to reach agreement on raising its debt ceiling. The oft-cited date on which the U.S. could default on its obligations is
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