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Current Events Quiz,September 24, 2012

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Question 1.
Over the weekend, protestors in Libya took seized control of the

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Question 2.
On Saturday, the Afghan government banned all newspapers from Pakistan. The government of Afghanistan justified its action claiming that the banned newspapers were

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Question 3.
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.

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Question 4.
Contending that it provided yet more evidence of global climate change, climate scientists last week warned that

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Question 5.
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.

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Question 6.
On Friday, the Italian high court upheld the sentences of 23 CIA operatives convicted in the 2003 case involving

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Question 7.
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

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Question 8.
On Monday, President Barack Obama announced he had filed a complaint against China at the World Trade Organization, accusing the Chinese government of illegally

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Question 9.
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.

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Question 10.
The government of Russia last week demanded that the United States

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