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  • US marks 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks September 11, 2014

    New York: Americans on Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, with somber ceremonies of remembrance in New York and Washington. President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and Vice President Joe Biden observed a moment of silence on the White House south lawn, along with about...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence most expensive billionaire home May 14, 2014

    New York: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper residence in Mumbai is the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list which also includes Indianorigin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal's houses in London. Ambani's 27story, 400,000squarefoot skyscraper home Antilia named after a mythical island in the Atlantic, tops...
  • First World Trade Center tower opened 12 years after 9/11 November 14, 2013

    The first office tower at Ground Zero since the September 11, 2001 attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center opened on Wednesday, marking a comeback for the Lower Manhattan site. Sheathed in glass, 4 World Trade Center is the smallest of the four main towers on the site where 2,700 people...
  • Barack Obama to observe 12th anniversary of 9/11 September 11, 2013

    President Barack Obama will observe the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon with a moment of silence and a visit to the Pentagon Memorial. Obama on Wednesday will join first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Jill Biden and members of the...
  • US: People pay tribute at ground zero on 9/11 anniversary September 11, 2013

    September 11 victims' loved ones were gathering at ground zero early on Wednesday to commemorate the attacks' 12th anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition. At a morning ceremony on the 2-year-old memorial plaza, relatives will recite the names of the nearly...
  • US: Last pieces of 1 World Trade Center are rising April 29, 2013

    New York: One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire rise to the roof weather permitting the 104floor skyscraper that replaces the fallen twin towers will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere. The Port...
  • Part of 9/11 plane landing gear found in lower Manhattan April 27, 2013

    New York: A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the commercial airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, has been discovered, wedged between two lower Manhattan buildings, police said on Friday. The piece of landing gear found in a narrow alleyway behind...
  • NYC to sift Ground Zero debris for more 9/11 victim remains April 1, 2013

    New York: New York City will on Monday begin the mammoth task of sifting through the debris of buildings on the World Trade Center site to find more remains of the 9/11 terrorist attack victims that will allow more number of them to be identified. According to an NBC report,...
  • Bush received multiple warnings before 9/11: NYT September 12, 2012

    New York: Months before the 9/11 attacks, former US president George Bush had received multiple briefings by intelligence agencies warning of an "imminent" attack on US soil by al Qaeda but he did not take prompt action that could have prevented the tragedy, an oped in 'The New York Times'...
  • US: Health problems mark 11 years of 9/11 September 11, 2012

    New York: Health concerns for emergency workers and a feud over financing that has stopped construction of the $1 billion Ground Zero museum, marks the eleventh year of September 11, 2001, attacks, on Tuesday. While notable progress on redevelopment of the World Trade Center has been made since early disputes over...
  • Will Smith to make a directorial debut July 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: Men In Black star Will Smith is set to make his directorial debut with The Redemption Of Cain and will also be a part of the cast. The 43yearold actor will helm as well as star in the film, which tells the story of Biblical characters Cain and...
  • World Trade Center now tallest in New York May 1, 2012

    New York: One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire State Building on Monday as the tallest building in New York. Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height of about 1,270 feet (387 meters), topping by about...
  • Online graphic warns of al Qaeda's return to NY April 4, 2012

    New York: A mock movie poster warns al Qaeda wants to return to New York City, but authorities say there's no evidence of an actual threat. Investigators learned about the online amateur graphic on Monday. The graphic shows that the Manhattan skyline at sunset with "Al Qaeda" in bold type followed...
  • Barack Obama expected to visit WTC memorial September 11, 2011

    US is already under threat on the 10th anniversary and a missive manhunt has been launched for three suspects. ...
  • 9/11: US suspects terror plot across the country September 11, 2011

    The hunt is on for three al Qaeda operatives out of which two are suspected to be US citizens. ...
  • Obama urges service, unity on 9/11 anniversary September 11, 2011

    Washington: Summoning the nation to unity and service, US President Barack Obama paid tribute to America's resilience and the sacrifice of its war dead on Saturday as the country prepared to mark 10 long years since the horrors of 9/11. A day before the anniversary commemorations, the president made a pilgrimage...
  • 9/11 attacks etched on New York psyche September 11, 2011

    New York: Some days New Yorkers look up and remark wistfully that the sky is the same blue as on September 11, 2001. Other days they look up at the sound of an airplane, momentarily worried that it may be flying too low. New Yorkers, often characterized by outsiders as rude,...
  • US stronger 10 years after 9/11 attacks: Obama September 10, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama said on Saturday the United States was stronger 10 years after the September 11, 2001, attacks and Americans would "carry on" despite continued threats against their safety. Marking Sunday's 10th anniversary of the "9/11" attacks on New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, Obama noted that al Qaeda's...
  • 9/11: Two terror suspects may be US citizens September 10, 2011

    Washington: At least two of the three men involved in a possible al qaeda plot to pull off an attack coinciding with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 are believed to be US citizens or have US traveling documents, government officials said on Friday. Their primary mission was to explode a car...
  • Recounting the horror of 9/11 attacks September 10, 2011

    Reporters recall the horror scenes when an American Airlines flight crashed into the Pentagon building. ...
  • 9/11: US aware of terror threat, not afraid September 10, 2011

    Washington: Undaunted by talk of a new terror threat, New Yorkers and Washingtonians wove among police armed with assault rifles and waited with varying degrees of patience at security checkpoints on Friday while intelligence officials scrambled to nail down information on a possible al qaeda strike timed to coincide with...
  • New York's new WTC finally taking shape September 10, 2011

    While the new WTC is finally taking shape it remains to be seen how it survives in the tough economy. ...
  • Spielberg chronicles rebuilding of Ground Zero September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, Steven Spielberg brings a new show about the daunting task of constructing the new, 104storyed, World Trade Center. Being the Executive Producer of this Discovery Channel show 'Rising: Rebuilding Grond Zero', Spielberg toured the site with the workers during...
  • Curators make hard choices at 9/11 museum September 7, 2011

    Curators are making hard choices at the museum memorializing the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at the site of the World Trade Center's toppled twin towers, aiming to convey the horror of the event without trespassing into ghoulishness. "We're not here to traumatize our visitors," said Alice Greenwald, director of New...
  • Top US lawman, 9/11 families to discuss Murdoch July 28, 2011

    Washington: Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to meet on August 24 with family members of some of the victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks regarding the FBI inquiry into allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch's media empire, a lawyer said on Wednesday. According to a London tabloid's story based on unidentified...
  • US: 9/11 suspects to be tried at Guantanamo Bay April 5, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama yielded to political opposition on Monday, agreeing to try the selfprofessed mastermind of the September 11 attacks in a military tribunal at Guantanamo and not in a civilian court as he had promised. US Attorney General Eric Holder blamed lawmakers for the policy reversal, saying their...
  • Obama pays tribute to 9/11 victims, consoles relatives September 12, 2009

    New York: President Obama spoke at the Pentagon on Friday to those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001, telling them no words would heal their pain yet calling for a renewed resolve against the ones who attacked the country eight years ago. Obama laid a wreath of white flowers...
  • 9/11 plotters still alive and planning: US August 27, 2009

    Washington: Those who plotted the deadly attacks on World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, are still alive and planning to carry out more terror strikes, a top US military general said. "The people behind that deadly day are still at it. They live and plan and train in safe havens...
  • 9/11 plotters want to confess, says US December 9, 2008

    Washington: The Pentagon said on Monday that five detainees at US Naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, want to confess to conspiracy charges for planning the 9/11 attacks. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the "architect" of the attacks, and four coconspirators asked a military judge if they could withdraw all pending motions and...
  • US troops in vow to finish the war on terror September 12, 2008

    Baquba (Iraq): The image of airplanes crashing into the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York, many have said, is an image that will define our entire century. It was attack which gave birth to United States of America's war on terror against the global jehadi. USA invaded Afghanistan...