Current Events Quiz,September 24, 2012
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Over the weekend, protestors in Libya took seized control of the
regional police headquarters for the Tripoli sector.
German Embassy in Tripoli.
headquarters of militia groups suspected of killing the US Consulate in Benghazi.
US Consulate in Benghazi.
On Saturday, the Afghan government banned all newspapers from Pakistan. The government of Afghanistan justified its action claiming that the banned newspapers were
supporting the political campaigns of anti-government opposition parties.
anti-Islam and mocked the prophet Mohammed.
covers for a concerted CIA propaganda effort.
a propaganda resource for Taliban militants.
The government of the Ivory Coast last week closed its border with neighboring ______ after “armed elements from Ghana” carried out cross-border attacks into the country, killing five.
Contending that it provided yet more evidence of global climate change, climate scientists last week warned that
Antarctic sea ice had reached its lowest wintertime level on record.
Arctic sea ice had reached its lowest summertime level on record.
the median global temperature had increased by one degree Celsius.
the median global winter temperature had declined by one degree Celsius.
Human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was in Washington, DC, this week, where she received the Congressional Gold Medal awarded while she was under house arrest in _____ in 2008.
On Friday, the Italian high court upheld the sentences of 23 CIA operatives convicted in the 2003 case involving
a covert attempt to free a US soldier from an Italian prison.
the theft of Italian military intelligence pertaining to Syria.
the extraordinary rendition of a Muslim cleric.
an attempt to undermine the presidency of Silvo Berlusconi.
Three army general were sentenced to twenty years in jail, and more than 300 other officers were also found guilty of plotting to bomb mosques and trying to trigger a war with Greece to justify a military coup in
On Monday, President Barack Obama announced he had filed a complaint against China at the World Trade Organization, accusing the Chinese government of illegally
depressing wages and benefits for Chinese factory workers.
subsidizing its car export sector.
restricting imports from the United States.
depressing the value of its currency, the renmenbi.
More than 100 inmates escaped from a prison in ______ simply by walking out the front door, prompting accusations of corruption and signaling a need for prison reform in the country.
The government of Russia last week demanded that the United States
cease offering financial support for pro-democracy groups in the country.
terminate the planned deployment of a US missile shield in Poland.
drop a suit recently filed against in it by the US in the World Trade organization.
improve intelligence sharing programs in Syria.
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