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Saturday 16 June 2012
Tom Hanks plays Thomas, the sort of perfect father who puts your teeth on edge.
Saturday 05 May 2012
The man who called himself the "mastermind" of the September 11 attacks, and four comrades, are back before a military judge in Guantanamo Bay to face charges that could lead to their execution.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
A Briton who trained to be a shoe bomber said Osama bin Laden told him shortly after the September 11 2001 attacks that he believed a follow-up terrorist attack could doom the American economy.
Sunday 22 April 2012
How to bring history to life by misbehaving in the library
Thursday 12 April 2012
The terrorist mastermind of 9/11 is replaced by a fugitive teacher on the FBI's list of public enemies
Monday 02 April 2012
Osama bin Laden's three widows and two of his daughters have been convicted of illegally living in Pakistan by one of the country's courts and jailed for 45 days.
Saturday 31 March 2012
Osama bin Laden lived in five safe houses while on the run in Pakistan and fathered four children, two of them born in government clinics, his youngest widow told investigators.
Friday 23 March 2012
Serial killer shot as he leapt from window firing weapon
Monday 05 March 2012
Talks aimed at ensuring the UK can deport radical cleric Abu Qatada to face terror charges in Jordan have been "positive", the Home Secretary said today.
Monday 27 February 2012
HSBC’s global profits have risen to £13.8 billion, a 15 per cent annual rise and one of the healthiest profits ever reported by a British company.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Knowledge may be pure, but its application can be misused for for the detriment of humanity
Monday 05 September 2011
A nationwide warning about al-Qa'ida threats to small aircraft has been issued by the FBI and US Homeland Security, in the run-up to the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. They say there is no specific orcredible terrorist threat for the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, but have stepped up national security as a precaution. A five-page law enforcement bulletin issued on Friday said that al-Qa'ida was considering ways to attack aircraft as recently as early this year. AP
Monday 05 September 2011
Aantor Fitzgerald, the US investment bank that lost two-thirds of its workforce in the September 11 attacks, is planning a flotation that would end its 66-year-old partnership status.
Sunday 07 August 2011
The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the US is marked by composer Steve Reich with a piece performed by the Kronos Quartet, triple-tracked, and incorporating recordings of the words of air traffic controllers on duty at the time. Haunting and harrowing, the uncomprehending first reactions are combined with a score both alarming and consoling. Also here, Mallet Quartet (2009) and Dance Patterns (2002), but it is WTC 9/11 which packs the most powerful punch.
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