Latest articles on September 11

Years later, cancer cases linger over 9/11 anniversary

New York continues to count the number of people who developed cancer or other illnesses related to the toxic cloud that hovered over Manhattan

9/11: Remembering the day the world changed

With remnants of the towers and names of the victims on its walls, the September 11 Memorial Museum is a reminder of 9/11, writes Lisa-Anne Julien.

​US soldier freed in Afghanistan in exchange for five Taliban prisoners

The last US prisoner of war held in Afghanistan has been handed over to the US Special Operations in a dramatic swap for five Taliban detainees.

US vs them: A new brand of patriot acts

Whistle-blowers have become the ultimate patriots in the age after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, writes Gary Younge.

The downside of the post 9/11 tourism boom

Lower Manhattan has blossomed from tragedy into tourist magnet in the years since the September 11, 2001 attacks. But there also have been downsides.

September 11 hearings to address torture claims

Five men detained in connection with the September 11 attacks will appear at a military court, where lawyers aim to address claims they were tortured.

September 11 comes calling again

Sikhs in Wisconsin in the US have been routinely abused and taunted before the temple shooting. Chris McGreal reports.

Reaching for a symbol of resilience

The new skyscraper at Ground Zero has now reached a significant 6m above the Empire State building.

Bin Laden no ‘puppet master’

New documents show that Osama bin Laden was not the "puppet master" of jihadi groups around the world and complained of what he called "incompetence".

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

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