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The United States of America marked the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks which killed almost 3,000 people (photo, from tf1.fr). Ten years ago nineteen terrorists hijacked four airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. (more…)

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Amid the continuing row over a small church’s plan to burn copies of the Quran, the american president issued a plea for religious tolerance.

Even though the church’s pastor Terry Jones (photo, from nydailynews.com) has put his plans on hold, they have sparked international outrage. (more…)

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The Obama administration will miss the January 2010 deadline set for closing the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba (photo, from aljazeera.net), admitted the US president. (more…)

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Barack Obama and John McCain, rivals in the White House race, have said they will appear together on the anniversary of the 11 September 2001 attacks, adding that they would take part in the commemorations in New York, where two of the attacks took place. (more…)

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As it was “not realistic”, the owner of the World Trade Center has abandoned the timetable for rebuilding work at the site of the 9/11.

A dozen issues which had slowed work and raised costs have been listed over by Christopher Ward, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive director. (more…)

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