Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11

2019-09-12 05:28

President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan.

Tribute to 9/11 workers takes shape in granite country

2019-01-16 19:38

A memorial to rescue and recovery workers who laboured in the ruins of the World Trade Centre and those who were sickened by its toxins is taking shape in granite country of Vermont.

Saudi Arabia: No evidence shows it had a hand in 9/11 attack

2018-01-05 15:14

Saudi Arabia's lawyers say a judge should reject a New York lawsuit by victims of the September 11 attacks trying to hold the kingdom to blame.

US commemorates 9/11; 1000s expected at ground zero

2017-09-11 10:23

While the US contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the 16th anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days.

Saudis paid for US veteran trips against 9/11 lawsuit law

2017-05-12 05:18

A Saudi-funded lobbying campaign involving US military veterans is seeing some organisers disclose their activities late or vaguely.

White House blasts Senate for override vote

2016-09-29 05:59

The White House says the US Senate vote to override President Barack Obama's veto of September 11 legislation is an "embarrassing" shirking of its duties.

US mind agency aided govt 'torture'

2015-07-11 09:25

The US's top psychology association colluded with the Pentagon and the CIA to devise ethical guidelines to support interrogation techniques used after the 9/11 attacks that have since been labelled as torture, a report says.

Visitors take somber tours as Sept. 11 museum opens to public

2014-05-22 10:14

New Yorkers who toured the museum that commemorates the violent attacks of 9/11, said they expected a somber visit but found themselves emotionally overwhelmed.

Guantanamo prisoner pleads guilty in bombing

2014-02-20 19:14

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner is pleading guilty to war crimes charges for allegedly helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman.

US justices seek advice over 9/11 case against banks

2013-12-16 22:29

The US Supreme Court has asked US President Barack Obama's administration to weigh in on whether victims of the 11 September 2001 attacks on New York could pursue claims against banks.


A lesson in leadership from New Zealand's Ardern

2019-03-24 09:00

In the devastating aftermath of a recent attack, New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has captured the attention of the world with a remarkable show of leadership, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

New York commemorates 17th anniversary of September 11

2018-09-12 06:59

New York on honoured the nearly 3 000 people killed on September 11, 2001 in a ceremony at Ground Zero, the site where hijacked Al-Qaeda planes brought down the Twin Towers.

9/11: Trump leads national moment of silence

2017-09-11 16:58

President Donald Trump has led a moment of silence on the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.


2017-09-05 09:32

Presumably honourable intentions never save 9/11 from being one of the most misjudged films of the year.

'Your hands are still wet with blood' - 9/11 mastermind to Obama

2017-02-09 10:28

The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks has written to former US president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused.

What you should know about the secret files from 9/11

2016-07-04 13:30

White House and intelligence officials are deciding whether to declassify 28 pages of a congressional investigation into the Sept. 11 attacks. The still-secret chapter could answer or raise new questions about possible Saudi links to the attackers.

9/11 museum counts 300K visitors since May opening

2014-06-25 10:43

9/11 museum at ground zero counts 300K visitors since its opening last month

Bin Laden son-in-law his right-hand man - trial

2014-03-06 08:21

The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden acted as the al-Qaeda leader's right-hand man and appeared alongside him in a video a day after the 9/11 attacks, US prosecutors say.

US justices seek advice over 9/11 case against banks

2013-12-17 10:48

The US Supreme Court has asked US President Barack Obama's administration to weigh in on whether victims of the 11 September 2001 attacks on New York could pursue claims against banks.

Airport under fire for 9/11 fire drill

2013-09-12 14:04

The operators of Boston Logan International Airport have apologised for holding an emergency fire training drill on the anniversary of 9/11.

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