Current Events Quiz, December 5, 2011
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A UN meeting began last week in Durban, South Africa, focusing on the topic of
the international financial crisis.
justice and reconciliation after apartheid.
The former president of __________________ was turned over to the International Criminal Court last week.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an historic visit to this military-led country last week.
Pakistan is protesting the NATO air strike that killed 24 of its soldiers by pledging to boycott next month's meeting in Germany focusing on
Angry protesters stormed the British embassy in this world capital last Tuesday.
In Egypt's landmark parliamentary elections, the big winner (with roughly two-thirds of Egyptian votes) appears to be
a liberal coalition of pro-democracy parties.
secular Egyptian nationalists.
the party of the ruling military council.
The election monitoring group Golos, which has received substantial U.S. government grants in advance of parliamentary elections in Russia, was targeted by a Russian court and given this penalty.
jail sentences for the organization's leaders
an indefinite suspension of all its activities in Russia
a ban from monitoring elections for one year
Rival candidates have both claimed victory in last week's elections in this central African country, raising fears of violence.
This group has issued a video message claiming responsibility for kidnapping a U.S. development expert in Pakistan.
a previously unknown militant faction of the Pakistani military
A six-party political coalition has finally brought an end to this European country's paralysis after 588 days without a formal government.
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