Current Events Quiz, September 12, 2011
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Israel evacuated its embassy staff from this city after its embassy was stormed by protesters.
A German court tasked with deciding whether the German government was right to bail out Greece and other eurozone members ruled last week
that the bailout was unconstitutional.
that the court had no jurisdiction to decide this "political question."
in support of the eurozone rescue.
that such aid is acceptable as long as it is approved by Germany's central bank.
Despite strong pressure from Israel and the U.S. to change his plans, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas reiterated last week that he is committed to
unilaterally declaring an independent state of Palestine in the West Bank and Gaza.
pushing for a U.N. vote on Palestinian statehood this month.
freezing all peace negotiations with Israel until the Jewish state agrees to accept the "right of return" of all Palestinian refugees to Israel.
forming a military alliance with Egypt and Syria.
A convoy of Gaddafi loyalists, including his security chief, reportedly fled to __________________ last week.
A report last week showed that Japan’s economy, which has been struggling to recover from the earthquake and tsunami, in the second quarter of this year
remained stagnant, exhibiting no growth but no measurable contraction.
contracted to a greater extent than expected.
exhibited modest growth.
grew at a surprisingly robust rate.
It was reported last week that the liberation of Tripoli has pushed up demand for __________________, leading to a serious shortage of this commodity in Libya.
As the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approached, U.S. federal authorities reported
"a specific and credible threat" of a new terrorist attack on the U.S.
"no unusual chatter" regarding new terrorist plots.
that they had arrested three men who had planned suicide attacks in New York City.
that they had intercepted communications pointing to an attack on London reminiscent of the 9/11 attacks.
A large gas field was discovered in ______________________ last week, a find the country's president described as a 'major event' reinforcing the country's long-term prospects as a global energy supplier.
This city's high court building was the site of a bomb attack last week that was described as the worst terrorist attack on the city in three years.
Russia opened a crucial gas pipeline last week that gives Russia its first direct export link to
the Middle East.
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