9/11 ten years later
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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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Moments of silence have been held for the victims of September the 11th. Exactly 10 years after the attacks, Americans gathered to grieve where
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 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
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
Lanterns have been lit at the field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where hijacked United Airlines flight 93 crashed on September 11, 2001. Former
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
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
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
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
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
Just a month after the September 11 attacks, America and its allies invaded Afghanistan to oust the Taliban regime. The airstrikes took in Kabul
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
Firefighters and police begin the process of clearing 1.5 million tonnes of debris from “Ground Zero”, where the Twin Towers once stood. Eleven
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
The immediate aftermath of American Airlines flight 77 hitting the Pentagon. 64 passengers and crew and 125 Pentagon personnel are killed.
US authorities are investigating a credible but unconfirmed threat that al-Qaeda plan attacks on New York and Washington to coincide with the 10th
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
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