Current Events Quiz, November 28, 2011
This activity contains 10 questions.
Pakistan closed a key NATO supply route last weekend after an air strike by ___________ killed 24 Pakistani soldiers near the border with Afghanistan.
After a memo surfaced that showed him asking the U.S. for help in reining in his country's military, Pakistan's ambassador to the U.S.
was recalled to Islamabad for "consultations" but allowed to keep his job.
was assassinated by militants.
accused the Obama administration of "blatant fabrications" and was supported by his government.
resigned his position.
The Obama administration is hoping that a visit by Secretary of State Clinton to this military-led country will promote further democratic reforms.
After thousands of protesters massed in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand a quick transfer of power from the military to civilian rulers, the existing civilian government (subordinate to the military)
was placed on equal footing with the military council.
was granted authority to overrule the military council.
was arrested on charges of treason.
Amid the unrest in Egypt, the military council announced that parliamentary elections planned for Monday
would be postponed "until further notice."
would be postponed until 2013.
would be held in January 2012.
would proceed as scheduled.
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor arrived in _________________ this week to push the government to adhere to international standards in the trials of former officials.
The ratings agency Fitch downgraded the debt of this European country last week as unions launched the biggest strike in more than 30 years.
After months of mostly peaceful protests, citizens in this North African country went to the polls last week to choose the country's first popularly elected government.
In response to the ongoing violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in this Middle Eastern country, France made news last week by suggesting intervention to create "humanitarian corridors" for the delivery of relief supplies.
Unrest continued in Yemen last week despite the fact that President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed an agreement
ending his 33-year rule.
allowing monitors from the Arab League to enter the country and protect civilians.
that resulted in the arrest of his security and military advisers, who are accused of war crimes.
stating that he would allow challengers to run against him in next February's presidential election.
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