• Real Madrid keeps formula to try to repeat in Champions League
Real Madrid keeps formula to try to repeat in Champions League

Inter Milan will also play in another interesting match on Sunday, October 2, this time against Roma. The most awaited club competition in Europe is back as the 2016/17 Champions League group stage kicks off on 13 September, Tuesday . But, sadly, he believes none of them will win it. And they make their return to the Champions League after b...

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  • Gulf states accuse Iran of trying to politicise Haj
Gulf states accuse Iran of trying to politicise Haj

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has responded to criticism made by Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei over the kingdom's ability to manage the pilgrimage after the deadly crush previous year that killed hundreds of pilgrims.

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  • UN nuclear report on Iran hints at potential problem
UN nuclear report on Iran hints at potential problem

Russia and Iran signed a contract for the expansion of Bushehr in 2014, a year after Russian specialists commissioned the plant's first reactor. The project, known as Busherh-2, was officially launched on September 10 in the southern port city of Bushehr.

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  • Israeli Forces Raid, Shut Down Palestinian Radio Station
Israeli Forces Raid, Shut Down Palestinian Radio Station

Wednesday's decision prompted a swift condemnation from the White House. Mladenov said there has been a "surge in Israeli settlement-related announcements and continuing demolitions", the latter noting the razing of family homes of Palestinian terrorists.

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  • South Africa's Zuma repays some state money in home improvement scandal
South Africa's Zuma repays some state money in home improvement scandal

Zuma, however, failed to comply with the directive saying he had done nothing wrong and was adamant he would not pay back the money. After years of resisting to take personal responsibility for non-security upgrades at his Nkandla homestead, President Jacob Zuma has finally paid back an amount of the R200-million spent on upgrading his residence....

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  • Boris Johnson welcomes new US-Russia Syrian peace deal
Boris Johnson welcomes new US-Russia Syrian peace deal

State TV said insurgents shelled government-held neighborhoods in Aleppo, killing one and wounding others. At least 90 civilians were killed in a series of airstrikes on Saturday on rebel-held areas in the provinces of Aleppo in northern Syria and Idlib in the northwest, a monitoring group reported.

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  • Obama to lead nation in remembering those killed on 9/11
Obama to lead nation in remembering those killed on 9/11

The American head of state then pointed to the "unspeakable violence" that has hit the USA as a series of terror attacks in Boston, San Bernardino and Orlando over the past years. Before that, he will observe a private moment of silence at the White House at 8:46 a.m. ET. He will then deliver remarks at a Pentagon memorial service.

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  • Putin denies that Russian Federation hacked the DNC, calls findings important
Putin denies that Russian Federation hacked the DNC, calls findings important

The hacked emails, released by activist group WikiLeaks in July, appeared to show favoritism within the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and prompted the resignation of the body's chairwoman. The latest chapter in the oil production freeze chatter saw Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia issuing remarks ab...

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  • Turkey replaces 28 elected officials with appointees
Turkey replaces 28 elected officials with appointees

You are reading news and information on LongIsland.com, Long Island's Most Popular Website, Since 1996. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. "This unlawful and arbitrary action will only deepen existing problems in Kurdish towns and cause the Kurdish issue to be even more unsolvable", the party said in a statemen...

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  • Looking back: Heartbreaking photographs of the 9/11 attacks from Ground Zero
Looking back: Heartbreaking photographs of the 9/11 attacks from Ground Zero

The Al-Qaeda plane hijackings of 11 September, 2001 - the first foreign attack on the USA mainland in almost two centuries - ruptured a sense of safety and plunged the West into wars still being fought today. After the hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center's twin towers and the Pentagon, the country came together in both patriotism an...

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  • Midnight bombings kill 40, injure 60 outside Baghdad shopping mall
Midnight bombings kill 40, injure 60 outside Baghdad shopping mall

The human casualty could be higher as the attacker was meant to detonate his explosive belt at a busy place in the area, but the troops foiled his attack, the source said. "Security forces have been deployed in districts and streets located near shopping places", an unnamed official told independent Iraqi website Alsumaria News.

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  • Top Saudi cleric will not deliver hajj sermon
Top Saudi cleric will not deliver hajj sermon

Then they proceed to Mount Arafat , several kilometers away, for the peak of hajj on Sunday. Officials have been issuing pilgrims with bracelets that store their personal data, after some foreign officials expressed concern about difficulties in identifying the stampede dead.

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  • John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia
John Hinckley Jr. leaves DC mental hospital for Virginia

White House press secretary James Brady, a Secret Service officer and a police officer were severely wounded in the shooting. Hinckley fired six shots in 1981 outside a hotel in Washington in a deranged attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster, striking the then president - almost fatally.

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  • North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth nuclear test
North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth nuclear test

South Korean president Park Geun-hye accused North Korean leader Kim Jong-un of "maniacal recklessness" in his pursuit of weapons of mass destruction. The Council members said they have previously expressed their determination to take "further significant measures" in the event of another nuclear test by North Korea .

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  • Turkey says IS driven from Turkish-Syrian border
Turkey says IS driven from Turkish-Syrian border

The Turkish military responded to the rockets Saturday with howitzers, striking two weapons depots and bunkers and "destroying the locations and the Daesh terrorists there", the state-run Anadolu news agency said, referring to the Islamic State by an Arabic acronym.

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  • Syria's al-Qaida announces commander killed in airstrike
Syria's al-Qaida announces commander killed in airstrike

Terrorist groups such as Islamic State (ISIL, also known as Daesh), as well as Jabhat Fatah al Sham (previously known as al-Nusra Front), both outlawed in Russian Federation and a range of other states, are not part of the deal. "The targeting of the symbols of this blessed revolution will only increase our determination to achieve our goals", pled...

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  • Security Council strongly condemns DPRK nuclear test
Security Council strongly condemns DPRK nuclear test

The test "examined and confirmed the structure and specific features of the movement of a nuclear warhead that has been standardized to be mounted on strategic ballistic rockets of the Hwasong artillery units" of the strategic force of the Korean People's Army, said the statement.

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  • Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump and RNC of sexism
Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump and RNC of sexism

Trump, in his speech on Friday, stuck to his belief that the United States and Russian Federation can work together to defeat Islamic State militants. Asked whether he'd be comfortable with Trump as president, Ryan demurred, "I'll leave it at that". "The man has very strong control over a country", Trump said .

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  • US, Russia seal Syria cease-fire, new military partnership
US, Russia seal Syria cease-fire, new military partnership

Kerry said it would be "wise" for opposition forces to separate completely from Nusra, a statement Lavrov hailed. Zakharova wrote on her Facebook that Kerry sent pizza to Lavrov "to apologize for the 9-hour long pause in talks caused by USA delegation's coordination of the progress in talks with Washington".

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  • Tensions in Golan Heights
Tensions in Golan Heights

No casualties from the shellfire were reported and a statement by the military spokesman's office said "the Israeli air force targeted Syrian armed forces mortar launchers in the northern Syrian Golan Heights". Israeli officials have repeatedly said that they see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as responsible for any shooting, intentional or accid...

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