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 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 today.

Dismay at tacky Ground Zero souvenirs
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
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…

September 11 Attacks

No negligence in WTC collapse - court
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…

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 soaked in kerosene…

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
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…

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…

Sept 11: More cancer victims covered

About 50 types of cancer will be added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people…

Gwynne Dyer: Yours truly on bin Laden mail list

Gwynne Dyer wonders what he did to deserve the 'honour' of being one of eight Western journalists Osama bin Laden wanted…

Jack Tame: America, where revenge is an election campaign

"Vests!" yelled our minder. I dropped my backpack and fumbled with the gaping armholes and Velcro flaps. Why do fluoro vests…

September 11 Attacks Archives

Terrorism

Islamic State's version of the Beatles
Islamic State's version of the Beatles

A savage Isis group that consisted of Jihadi John and four other extremists were called the Beatles by victims because of…

Trump backs terror torture
Further Paris attack plans revealed
Music videos and mortars
Isis sex slaves forced to take virginity tests
More Terrorism

United Nations

UN has its fingers on the pulse
UN has its fingers on the pulse

The United Nations has officially declared 2016 the year of the bean.

More United Nations

United States

Why online TV may be in peril
Why online TV may be in peril

Some television companies are balking at giving US…

Paul Little: Senility and lack of brains no bar
Paul Little: Senility and lack of brains no bar

Much fun has been had at the expense of the US Republican…

Trump's rival a scary choice
Trump's rival a scary choice

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the Donald Trump show came…

Kiwi dollar awaits US job data
Kiwi dollar awaits US job data

The New Zealand dollar fell from a month-high ahead…

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