Current Events Quiz, October 10, 2011
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The rating agency Moody’s cut this European country's credit rating by three notches last week.
After months of protests against his 33-year rule, Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced on Sunday that
any form of dissent will now be met with lethal force.
he will occupy the presidency for as long as he lives.
he will step down in the next few days.
he wants the help of UN peacekeepers to maintain order.
Last week a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria's crackdown on anti-government protesters
passed with Russia and China abstaining.
was not even brought up for a vote after Syria and its allies objected.
was vetoed by Russia and China.
The U.S. Congress is considering legislation that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports in retaliation for
China's refusal to allow U.S. automobiles and computers to be sold in large numbers in China.
China's violation of intellectual property rights through widespread "piracy" of DVDs, software, and other materials.
China's threats against the "independence and territorial integrity" of Taiwan.
China's manipulation of its currency.
Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has declared that it will consider the country liberated and start moving toward elections as soon as
the city of Sirte is captured.
Moammar Qaddafi has been "brought to justice."
the NTC can agree on a draft constitution.
NATO forces are no longer operating in the country.
Last Friday the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three activists for women's rights, including the current president of
In its effort to join the World Trade Organization, Russia is entering into negotiations with this neighbor, which has objected to its WTO accession.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin made news last week by calling for
a new "Eurasian Union."
all American troops to leave Europe by the end of the year.
the dissolution of the European Union.
NATO to admit Russia as a full member.
Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai has reportedly chosen to form a strategic partnership with
In a preliminary opinion last week the EU's highest court ruled that non-European ____________________ doing business in Europe would have to buy permits for their carbon dioxide emissions.
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