Current Events Quiz, December 26, 2011
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The designated successor to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is
Pakistan's army chief has vocally denied the claim by the country's prime minister that
the military had reached a secret agreement with the Taliban.
he was responsible for "widespread corruption."
the military was planning a coup to oust the government.
Osama bin Laden was promised protection by Pakistani forces prior to his death.
Arab League monitors have arrived in this country to assess the government's adherence to a peace plan.
A U.S. investigation into the causes of an airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers has placed blame on
the U.S. military.
both American and Pakistani forces.
Turkey reacted angrily this week after the French Parliament passed a law making it a crime to
"defame" the French war in Algeria.
deny the Armenian genocide.
wear headscarves in French schools.
speak Turkish in France.
Cuba made news last week by agreeing to release from prison
the main opposition leader to Cuban President Raul Castro.
a number of suspected Al Qaeda operatives.
2,900 inmates, some of whom were convicted of crimes against "the security of the state."
all Americans held in Cuban custody.
Iraq's government has issued an arrest warrant for the country's
Last week Europe's highest court ruled, controversially, that "carbon fees" must be paid by
foreign oil companies doing business in Europe.
any factory in the EU, whether owned by Europeans or foreigners.
European mining companies.
Russian president Dmitry Medvedev responded last week to anti-Kremlin protests by calling for
a crackdown on all who "illegally protest in our public squares."
new parliamentary elections.
a delay in next year's presidential election.
far-reaching political reforms.
Last week it was reported that Chinese villagers from Wukan, which spent over a week outside the government's control, have
formally declared independence from China and allegiance to Taiwan.
reached a tentative resolution with officials.
disappeared in large numbers after Chinese special forces infiltrated the village.
apologized for their "insubordination" and have sworn fealty to the Chinese government.
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