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Truth-seeker's $1.5m plan to re-create 9/11
Truth-seeker's $1.5m plan to re-create 9/11

A US man has launched his "9/11 Redux" project to raise $1.5 million to purchase a fully loaded airplane and fly it into…

13th anniversary of Sept 11 attacks marked
13th anniversary of Sept 11 attacks marked

Americans have marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, as President Barack Obama vowed that the nation…

NY firemen in NZ honour victims of 9/11
NY firemen in NZ honour victims of 9/11

Thirteen years have passed since the day New York firefighter John Mills' life changed forever.

NY firefighters attend NZ memorial for 9/11 victims
NY firefighters attend NZ memorial for 9/11 victims

Two New York City firefighters have helped to commemorate the lives of those lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks at a special…

September 11 Attacks

September 11 memorial in Christchurch
September 11 memorial in Christchurch

A bagpiper will lament the victims of the September 11 attacks in New York at a memorial at Christchurch…

Dismay at tacky Ground Zero souvenirs

The families of those killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks have expressed dismay at tacky souvenirs on sale at the…

9/11 accused's UK penpal

Details from an extraordinary exchange of letters between a care worker from Nottingham and the alleged architect of the…

No negligence in WTC collapse - court

A US court says negligence was not to blame for a third World Trade Center tower collapse on September 11, absolving a developer…

Pastor's plan to burn Korans thwarted
Pastor's plan to burn Korans thwarted

US Rev. Terry Jone is pulled over by police towing a metal trailer filled with 2998 copies of the Koran…

Princes turn traders for charity

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry cracked jokes with each other as they made a record-breaking multi-billion-euro deal…

Air NZ farewells its pilot through financial turbulence

When John Palmer came in as chairman of Air New Zealand in November 2001 he was met by the shattered faces of staff. The…

NZ Memories: A changed world

Phone calls woke editors in New Zealand in the small hours. Bleary-eyed they turned on a TV and could hardly believe what…

Jack Tame: Why New York gives me hope for my home

Without wanting to be overly breathy, I've come to appreciate life a little more in the past few years. I appreciate it's…

US marks September 11 attacks

Americans marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in a somber, but more low key mood as memory of…

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Dorothy Finlay: Palestinian life not as bad now

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Trump: Affluent man who talks effluent

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Mixed support in Bay for Trump presidency
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Trump's inauguration: Time to rise
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What's it like to work for Obama?
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