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Current Events Quiz, June 3, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Turkish police clashed with protestors who had occupied Taksim Square in central Isanbul last week. Protestors were demonstrating

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Question 2.
Chinese officials rejected as “misjudgments” allegations by US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hegel that China had

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Question 3.
Some 1,000 workers have been engaged in a protest against the expatriation of profits from mines in Kyrgyzstan controlled by Centerra Gold, a multinational corporation headquartered in

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Question 4.
The Lebanese parliament last week took what unusual step in response to ongoing concerns resulting from the Syrian crisis?

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Question 5.
The United States last week removed what item from the list of items prohibited from sale to Iranian citizens?

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Question 6.
More than 60 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in the Darfur region of _________, in fighting for control over an arid region known for producing gum Arabic.

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Question 7.
The International Criminal Court last week rejected a request from the Libyan government to

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Question 8.
The Constitutional Court of ______ ruled that incumbent President Robert Mugabe, who has presided over the country since 1980, must schedule presidential elections no later than the end of July.

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Question 9.
The United States government claimed that it killed Wali ur-Rehman, deputy leader of the Taliban in a drone strike over _______ last week, prompting an angry response from the country’s president, Asif Ali Zardari.

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Question 10.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week dismissed as “crazy” assertions that his government was trying to destabilizing the regime of Henrique Capriles in neighboring

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