Current Events Quiz, December 19, 2011
This activity contains 10 questions.
Last week U.S. troops
withdrew from all bases in Pakistan at the request of the government.
were deployed to Congo as peacekeepers.
completed their withdrawal from Iraq.
captured the top Taliban commander in Afghanistan.
Canada has announced that it is withdrawing from
NATO's missile defense plans.
the Kyoto Treaty.
the International Criminal Court.
the NATO mission in Afghanistan.
Last week Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned as terrorism attacks by this group and pledged to take swift action against them.
Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s third-richest man, made news last week
by winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his human rights campaign in Russia.
as he was sentenced to 10 years in jail for criticizing the Russian elections.
when he announced he would donate his entire fortune to AIDS research.
by announcing that he would challenge Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election.
Hours after polls closed in the second stage of parliamentary elections, major clashes broke out again between security forces and protesters in this country.
In the wake of widespread discontent over Russia's parliamentary elections, the speaker of Russia's parliament has
declared all anti-government statements to be illegal.
declared that new elections will take place in January.
announced that he will challenge Vladimir Putin for the Russian presidency in 2012.
Defiant protesters in the village of Wukan have formed their own administration outside the control of this state.
Leaders of several EU countries said last week that the far-reaching pact they recently agreed to
will be ratified by their national parliaments by the end of December.
will not be legitimate unless Great Britain signs on as well.
may be difficult to push through their national parliaments.
is now unacceptable, after further review.
OPEC's oil ministers have agreed to ____________________ production levels.
roughly maintain current
In the latest sign of trade friction between China and the U.S., Beijing is set to impose retaliatory duties on imports of U.S.-made
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