11 September 2001

11 September 2001

The lingering effects of trauma

Edinburgh-born Professor Gordon Turnbull has spent his career studying the effects of trauma. Now the story of his work, forged by his experiences at Lockerbie, is told in a new book

Osama bin Laden dead: Outbreak of patriotism as Americans rejoice

THERE was unbridled joy today at Ground Zero - site of Osama bin Laden's worst atrocity - as Americans celebrated the death of the Al Qaeda leader.

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10,000 agree deal over dust from 9/11

MORE than 95 per cent of workers who sued after being exposed to toxic dust after the 9/11 World Trade Centre disaster have joined a legal settlement that will pay hundreds of millions of dollars, officials announced.

Europe terror alert 'link' to 9/11 attacker

AN Islamic militant from Germany whose disclosures under US interrogation in Afghanistan triggered Europe's recent terror alert is a friend of a man convicted in the 11 September 2001 attacks, German intelligence officials said.

Barack Obama hits out at 'hateful' 9/11 comments from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama and Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad traded heated remarks on the emotional subject of the 11 September terrorist attacks, as hopes for a quick resumption of talks on Iran's suspect nuclear programme faded.

Fragile peace holds nine years after 9/11

AMERICA marked the ninth anniversary of the 11 September attacks yesterday, as the Florida pastor Terry Jones abandoned his plan to burn copies of the Koran over a proposed Islamic centre near Ground Zero.

Clive Fairweather: Wounds from 9/11 continue to fester

Exactly nine years on from 9/11, the wounds inflicted on the American national psyche still seem to be festering.

Thousands to mark day of al-Qaeda attacks

THOUSANDS of people all over the world are set to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the US nine years ago.

Mosque near 9/11 site to be key factor in NY state vote

A MAJORITY of voters in New York state remain opposed to a mosque proposed as part of a planned Islamic cultural centre near the site of the 11 September attacks in New York City, and the issue will be a factor for many in November's mid-term elections, according to a new poll.

Creation of Muslim centre near Ground Zero comes a step closer

A NEW York city agency yesterday cleared the way for construction of a Muslim cultural centre near the site of the 11 September, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Manhattan backing for new mosque near the site of 9/11 attack

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build a mosque close to Ground Zero in New York has won vital backing within the city.

9/11 falsely accused wins fight for cash

A MAN who was wrongly accused of training the September 11 attackers will be given compensation, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed.

New York set to pay $657m to 9/11 workers

A DEAL that would mean payments totalling $657.5 million (£437m) for more than 10,000 rescue and recovery workers made ill by dust from the World Trade Centre in New York has gone before a judge.

Ghostly voices of 9/11 that refused to be silenced

THEY RANGE from the mundane to the heart-rending, an intimate portrait of a pivotal moment in modern history.

9/11 trial in shadow of Ground Zero

KHALID Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, will face trial in a court a few blocks away from where the World Trade Centre once stood, it was announced yesterday.

Alleged September 11 mastermind to stand trial in New York

A MAN who claimed he plotted the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington DC is to stand trial in the United States, it was announced today.

Former CIA directors urge White House to drop 9/11 interrogations probe

SEVEN former CIA directors have asked President Barack Obama to quash a criminal probe of harsh interrogations of terrorism suspects during the Bush administration.

Day of rain and tears as America recalls 9/11

UNDER a dark canopy of rain and tears, mourners gathered in the United States yesterday to mark the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Americans gather to remember victims of 9/11 attacks

MOURNERS in America collected to mark the eighth anniversary of the September 11 2001 attacks today with old rituals and a new purpose – honouring the spirit of those who rushed forward to help.

Cheney accused of setting up CIA assassination squad in wake of 9/11

FORMER vice-president Dick Cheney set up a secret CIA assassination unit with orders to "do a Munich" following the 9/11 World Trade Centre attack on the United States in 2001, sources claimed yesterday.

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