World Trade Center

  • First World Trade Center tower opened 12 years after 9/11 14-11-2013 08:03 AM

    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...
  • Barack Obama to observe 12th anniversary of 9/11 11-09-2013 07:05 PM

    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...
  • US: People pay tribute at ground zero on 9/11 anniversary 11-09-2013 06:21 PM

    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...
  • US: Last pieces of 1 World Trade Center are rising 29-04-2013 01:15 PM

    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 104-floor skyscraper that replaces the fallen twin towers will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere. The...
  • Part of 9/11 plane landing gear found in lower Manhattan 27-04-2013 06:26 AM

    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...
  • Barack Obama expected to visit WTC memorial 11-09-2011 08:37 AM

    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 11-09-2011 08:22 AM

    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 11-09-2011 07:45 AM

    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...
  • 9/11 attacks etched on New York psyche 11-09-2011 12:03 AM

    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...
  • US stronger 10 years after 9/11 attacks: Obama 10-09-2011 05:16 PM

    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...
  • 9/11: Two terror suspects may be US citizens 10-09-2011 01:02 PM

    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...
  • Recounting the horror of 9/11 attacks 10-09-2011 12:10 PM

    Reporters recall the horror scenes when an American Airlines flight crashed into the Pentagon building. ...
  • 9/11: US aware of terror threat, not afraid 10-09-2011 08:53 AM

    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 10-09-2011 08:26 AM

    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 09-09-2011 04:55 PM

    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, 104-storyed, 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 07-09-2011 02:50 PM

    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 28-07-2011 03:45 AM

    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...
  • US: 9/11 suspects to be tried at Guantanamo Bay 05-04-2011 07:22 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama yielded to political opposition on Monday, agreeing to try the self-professed 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...
  • 9/11 plotters want to confess, says US 09-12-2008 10:19 AM

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  • US troops in vow to finish the war on terror 12-09-2008 12:35 AM

    For many young soldiers in the US Army, 9/11 was incomprehensible. ...
  • In Pics: US remembers 9/11 victims 12-09-2007 02:54 AM

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  • More confessions from 9/11 plotter 15-03-2007 11:01 PM

    Alleged mastermind of 9/11 attacks Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has confessed to being part of the conspiracy. ...