Current Events Quiz, April 8, 2013
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The government of North Korea issued a formal warning that they could not guarantee the safety of _____ in Pongyang.
A Portuguese court last week rejected as unconstitutional
claims of diplomatic immunity from U.S. Embassy personnel.
Monsanto’s claim of immunity from prosecution under EU law.
several key provisions of the country’s European Union bailout package.
an effort by the Portuguese President to impose limits on media coverage of political protest.
A flash flood in the city of La Plata, ________, last week claimed more than fifty lives and destroyed an estimated 100,000 homes.
An estimated 37,000 people have fled and more than 170,000 have been internally displaced a sresult of the military coup that overthrew the government of
the Central African Republic.
the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The former Chief of the Navy in Guinea-Bissau, Rear Admiral Na Tchuto, last week was arrested and will be deported to the United States on charges that he
had provided material support for several terrorist organizations, including al Qaeda.
had intelligence on the location of Joseph Kony.
was a key planner in the 1998 US embassy bombing in Kenya.
was a kingpin in the regional drug trade.
The Chinese government last week closed markets in Shanghai after
counterfeit currency had been found to be in wide circulation.
birds in local poultry markets tested positive for the bird flu virus.
more than 1,000 vendors were found selling pirated copies of popular U.S. films.
the World Trade Organization issued a judgment citing the widespread availablility of counterfeit designer goods in China.
Italian Prime Minister Giorgio Napolitano last week pardoned a U.S. Air Force colonel who had been convicted in absentia by an Italian court on charges
of genocide for the U.S. refusal to provide assistance to Darfurian refugees in Sudan.
that he had provided assistance to American Amanda Knox, who was simultaneously ordered to stand trial again.
that he was involved in extraordinary rendition of an Egyptian imam.
of crimes against humanity for covert operations in Iraq.
According to European Union negotiators, the government of ________ has failed to delivered a “clear and concrete response” to a proposal intended to end a deadlock over the country’s controversial nuclear program.
______ issued a warning that it would soon be unable to provide life-saving aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan as a result of declining funds.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID)
The World Food Programme (WFP)
The European Union’s Community Mechanism for Civil Protection
The United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) last week issued a warning that it would suspend all food distribution center operations in _______ after angry protesters stormed the centers last week.
the Gaza Strip
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