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9/11 ten years later

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Hero of 9/11 immortalised in opera

A new opera premiered in San Francisco on the eve of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks telling the story of one of the heroes. But Heart of a

A new opera premiered in San Francisco on the eve of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks telling the story of one of the heroes. But Heart of a

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9/11 memorial open to public

After Sunday’s official memorial service for the September 11 victims the Ground Zero site in New York is now open to the public. The two

After Sunday’s official memorial service for the September 11 victims the Ground Zero site in New York is now open to the public. The two

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Afghan pain in terror war continues

As the United States continues to strive for sustainable security, unseen dangers are with the people of Afghanistan every day. It has been a violent

As the United States continues to strive for sustainable security, unseen dangers are with the people of Afghanistan every day. It has been a violent

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9/11: tribute in light

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11 two ethereal beams of light pierce through the Manhattan night sky in tribute to the fallen Twin Towers.

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11 two ethereal beams of light pierce through the Manhattan night sky in tribute to the fallen Twin Towers.

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USA: an emotional ceremony to remember 9/11

Paul Simon sang “The Sound of Silence” in front of a crowd that was often moved to tears during the 9/11 10-year memorial ceremony at Ground Zero.

Paul Simon sang “The Sound of Silence” in front of a crowd that was often moved to tears during the 9/11 10-year memorial ceremony at Ground Zero.

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USA: 3,000 names for one tragedy

The 9/11 anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero ended with the reading of almost 3,000 victims’ names.

The 9/11 anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero ended with the reading of almost 3,000 victims’ names.

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USA : 9/11 ceremonies under high security

9/11 anniversary ceremonies at Ground Zero were held under high security but fears of a new attack proved unfounded.

9/11 anniversary ceremonies at Ground Zero were held under high security but fears of a new attack proved unfounded.

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9/11 Memorial ends with a Concert for Hope

On Sunday evening powerful laser beams shone upwards from Ground Zero in New York, reminding the world of the iconic twin towers felled in a

On Sunday evening powerful laser beams shone upwards from Ground Zero in New York, reminding the world of the iconic twin towers felled in a

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The world remembers 9/11

Sunday witnessed what was surely one of the most emotional days in the history of the United States as the country paid tribute to the near 3000

Sunday witnessed what was surely one of the most emotional days in the history of the United States as the country paid tribute to the near 3000

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The Obamas lay a 9/11 wreath in Shanksville

The president and first lady were warmly welcomed when they arrived at the last of the 9/11 attack sites. They went to Shanksville in Pennsylvania

The president and first lady were warmly welcomed when they arrived at the last of the 9/11 attack sites. They went to Shanksville in Pennsylvania

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The US remembers the day that changed the world

Moments of silence have been held for the victims of September the 11th. Exactly 10 years after the attacks, Americans gathered to grieve where

Moments of silence have been held for the victims of September the 11th. Exactly 10 years after the attacks, Americans gathered to grieve where

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Taliban suicide strike injures 50 US troops in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber has injured as many as 90 people including 50 US soldiers in central Afghanistan. It is being reported that the attacker, driving

A suicide bomber has injured as many as 90 people including 50 US soldiers in central Afghanistan. It is being reported that the attacker, driving

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New York a city of memory and reflection

A city of eight million has many memories and New Yorkers are reflecting on the day that changed America. The scale of the attack on the place many

A city of eight million has many memories and New Yorkers are reflecting on the day that changed America. The scale of the attack on the place many

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Remembering New York's 9/11 firefighters

Hundreds of firefighters from across America crowded into New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday to pay their respects to colleagues who were

Hundreds of firefighters from across America crowded into New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday to pay their respects to colleagues who were

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Tributes to Flight 93 victims of 9/11

Lanterns have been lit at the field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where hijacked United Airlines flight 93 crashed on September 11, 2001. Former

Lanterns have been lit at the field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where hijacked United Airlines flight 93 crashed on September 11, 2001. Former

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Typists compile New York memories of 9/11

The sun shines on Bryant Park, Manhattan, New York, 2753 chairs, one for each victim, sit empty as the city remembers 9/11. A team of typists

The sun shines on Bryant Park, Manhattan, New York, 2753 chairs, one for each victim, sit empty as the city remembers 9/11. A team of typists

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'Assault on humanity': UN marks 9/11 anniversary

Dignitaries from all over the world gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday as the world body marked the tenth anniversary

Dignitaries from all over the world gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday as the world body marked the tenth anniversary

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US on alert over fears of 9/11 anniversary attack

Leading by example, New York’s Mayor has taken the subway despite fears that terrorists could be planning an attack on the 10th anniversary of

Leading by example, New York’s Mayor has taken the subway despite fears that terrorists could be planning an attack on the 10th anniversary of

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Al Qaeda behind unconfirmed US threat - Clinton

Hillary Clinton says al Qaeda is behind the unconfirmed threat to the United States. The US Secretary of State was speaking at a college of

Hillary Clinton says al Qaeda is behind the unconfirmed threat to the United States. The US Secretary of State was speaking at a college of

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Amanpour on post-9/11 world

Journalist Christiane Amanpour gives her views on some of he effects of 9/11 on the eve of the tenth anniversary. She has covered a great many of the

Journalist Christiane Amanpour gives her views on some of he effects of 9/11 on the eve of the tenth anniversary. She has covered a great many of the

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Afghans reflect on mixed fortunes since 9/11

Just a month after the September 11 attacks, America and its allies invaded Afghanistan to oust the Taliban regime. The airstrikes took in Kabul

Just a month after the September 11 attacks, America and its allies invaded Afghanistan to oust the Taliban regime. The airstrikes took in Kabul

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9/11 Attacks: 10:28 EDT

The North Tower of the World Trade Center takes nine seconds to collapse to the ground, one hour and 41 minutes after the impact with flight 11

The North Tower of the World Trade Center takes nine seconds to collapse to the ground, one hour and 41 minutes after the impact with flight 11

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9/11 Attacks: The aftermath

Firefighters and police begin the process of clearing 1.5 million tonnes of debris from “Ground Zero”, where the Twin Towers once stood. Eleven

Firefighters and police begin the process of clearing 1.5 million tonnes of debris from “Ground Zero”, where the Twin Towers once stood. Eleven

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9/11 Attacks: 09:02 EDT

United Airlines flight 175 hits the World Trade Center’s South Tower between floors 77-85 at a speed of around 950 km/h. All 65 passengers and crew

United Airlines flight 175 hits the World Trade Center’s South Tower between floors 77-85 at a speed of around 950 km/h. All 65 passengers and crew

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9/11 Attacks: 09:43 EDT

The immediate aftermath of American Airlines flight 77 hitting the Pentagon. 64 passengers and crew and 125 Pentagon personnel are killed.

The immediate aftermath of American Airlines flight 77 hitting the Pentagon. 64 passengers and crew and 125 Pentagon personnel are killed.

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9/11 Attacks: 09:59 EDT

The South Tower of the World Trade Centre takes 10 seconds to collapse, 56 minutes after the collision with flight 175.

The South Tower of the World Trade Centre takes 10 seconds to collapse, 56 minutes after the collision with flight 175.

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US wary of al-Qaeda attack on 9/11 anniversary

US authorities are investigating a credible but unconfirmed threat that al-Qaeda plan attacks on New York and Washington to coincide with the 10th

US authorities are investigating a credible but unconfirmed threat that al-Qaeda plan attacks on New York and Washington to coincide with the 10th

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Is the world safer after 9/11?

This was the first massive attack the US ever suffered on its mainland: the Trade Center in New York! The Pentagon! If passengers hadn’t overpowered

This was the first massive attack the US ever suffered on its mainland: the Trade Center in New York! The Pentagon! If passengers hadn’t overpowered

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Memorial ready at Ground Zero

Ground Zero smoked for months after 9/11. At first the work crews and rescuers called it the pile. But even as the cinders of the famous World Trade

Ground Zero smoked for months after 9/11. At first the work crews and rescuers called it the pile. But even as the cinders of the famous World Trade