Current Events Quiz, July 20, 2010
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Sectarian violence rocked the Belfast, ______, ahead of the annul July 12 Orange Order parade last week.
the Republic of Ireland
The International Criminal Court charged Omar al-Bashir, president of Sudan, with genocide on Monday for his involvement in events in
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro made a rare television appearance last week in order to
lend support to his brother, Raul Castro, who is suffering from an ongoing political crisis.
warn that war between the United States and Iran was imminent.
celebrate the 60
anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.
criticize the European Union for not applying more pressure on the United States to drop its embargo on Cuba.
The French National Assembly on Tuesday passed by a vote of 355 to 1 a bill that
bans women from wearing the niqab or burka in public.
paved the way for Turkish membership in the European Union.
prohibits President Nicolas Sarkozy from making any further cuts to the French welfare system.
tightens sanctions on the government of Iran.
A Chinese steel mill on Tuesday agreed to pay $1.5 billion for a minority interest in an iron ore project in _______, signaling an intensification in the scramble for West Africa's iron supplies.
The decade-long impasse on genetically modified foods in Europe moved closer to resolution as the European Commission last week approved a measure
granting regulatory approval to the governments of the Member States.
withdrawing its opposition to U.S. claims at the World Trade Organization.
removing all limits on growing genetically modified crops in the E.U.
ordering a scientific panel to develop new guidelines for the approval of genetically modified crops in the E.U.
The trade deficit between the United States and China last month
decreased by almost five percent, as Chinese exports to the United States declined.
increased by almost five percent, as Chinese exports to the United States surged.
increased by more than ten percent, as Chinese exports to the United States surged.
decreased by more than ten percent, as Chinese exports to the United States declined.
Shahram Amiri, a physicist working in the Iranian nuclear program, was returned to Iran last week after he claimed that he
was refused U.S. citizenship after his attempt to defect to the United States.
was the target of a politically-motivated attempt to discredit his research.
would suffer religious discrimination if he remained in the United States.
was kidnapped and secretly transported to the United States by the CIA.
Two suicide bombers killed more than 40 people in _____ on Sunday as they detonated a bomb in a crowd of people lined up to collect salaries.
The International Monetary Fund and European Union postponed their review of the government of _______'s proposed budget last week, demanding that the government rethink its proposals.
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