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Truck driver kills eight in New York ‘act of terror’

In New York's deadliest attack since 9/11, a pickup driver killed eight people on Tuesday, mowing down cyclists, pedestrians and hitting a school bus.

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet ‘last’ for mayor Bloomberg

When September 11 anniversary unfolds, the mayor who helped orchestrate the observances from the start will be watching for his last time in office.

One World Trade Centre reaches its final height

The World Trade Centre's rebirth has long revolved around creating symbolism on the site: a skyscraper and a bold statement about looking forward.

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.

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".

9/11 commemorations draw to a close

The name-reading ceremony of the nearly 3000 people killed on September 11 2001 ended on Sunday in New York with buglers playing taps.

Terror threat casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

President Barack Obama has vowed that the US will never waver in its fight against terrorism as Americans mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks.

Dancing among the clouds

A long-forgotten and inspiring perspective of the Twin Towers emerges in a new documentary by British filmmaker James Marsh.

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