Current Events Quiz, August 29, 2011
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Last week the criminal charges against former IMF chief and possible French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn were
dropped in New York on the condition that he be tried in France.
lessened to a misdemeanor.
upheld by a New York court, allowing the trial to go forward.
It was reported last weekend that Al Qaeda's second-in-command
is planning a devastating attack in Europe using chemical weapons.
is hiding amidst the chaos in Libya.
was killed by a drone strike in Pakistan.
had died of an unknown illness.
The ratings agency Moody's last week downgraded the debt of
the United States.
The prime minister of ____________ resigned last week as head of the ruling party, triggering a short election that will give the country its sixth leader in six years.
Britain and the US are putting intense pressure on this country to drop its opposition to the unfreezing of $1.5 billion of assets owned by the Qaddafi regime.
NATO aircraft are targeting weaponry in this town, the birthplace of Qaddafi and the stronghold of loyalist forces.
This European country approved an emergency austerity package last week amid fears it could be forced to ask for a bailout, like several of its eurozone neighbors.
A bombing last week killed 18 people at a UN office in
A spokesman for this Gaza Strip organization has announced it will adhere to a ceasefire if Israeli forces stop their attacks.
India's prime minister made an emotional appeal to social activist Anna Hazare last week, asking Hazare to end
a campaign to change India's government to a theocracy.
a labor strike in India's industrial heartland.
a protest movement that has become increasingly violent.
a public hunger strike.
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