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Twin towers of World Trade center in New York collapsed over one hour after two planes crashed into them around 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. Then, an aircraft crashed into the Pentagon and the West Wing of the White House was evacuated amid threats of terrorism. Five years later, Let's view back to the history to memorize the tragedy.


Sept.11, 2001: A Horrible Nightmare


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The moment when the World Trade Center is hit by the airliner, Sept 11, 2001.




Heavy smoke blankets New York City.




US President George W. Bush is informed of the terror attack in Florida, Sept 11, 2001.




President Bush and first lady Laura Bush lay a wreath in the reflecting pool at the footprint of the north tower, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 in New York.




3 new WTC towers to come in 2012



The 5th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks
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Mourners gather at the site of the World Trade Center in New York, the United States, September 11, 2006 to mark the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
UPDATED 14:42, March 26, 2007
Bush calls for national unity, defends Iraq war in 9/11 national address
U.S. President George W. Bush addressed the nation Monday night, calling for national unity in the war on terror and defending his decision to go to war in Iraq.
CIA chief says over 5,000 terrorists captured or killed since 9/11
More than 5,000 terrorists have been captured or killed in the 5 years since 9/11 terror attacks, CIA Director Michael Hayden said Monday.
New Yorkers mark fifth anniversary of Sept. 11
Victims' families and other New Yorkers gathered on Monday at Ground Zero to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that killed more than 2,700 people.

A memorial service is held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, Sept 11, 2004.

A policeman escorts a wounded to leave the World Trade Center in New York, Sept 11. 2006.

A man covered in dust near the World Trade Center in New York, Sept 11, 2001.

The World Trade Center is on fire after the terror attack, Sept 11, 2001.

The citizens are shocked as they see the collapse of the World Trade Center, Sept 11, 2001 in New York.

People run in panic as the World Trade Center collapses, Sept 11, 2001 in New York.

Rescuers carry a wounded away at the World Trade Center, New York, Sept 11, 2001.

A visitor views pictures on September 11th terrorist attacks near the site of the World Trade Center in New York City of the U.S., August 24, 2006.
  Latest news  
  • What has changed and what remains unchanged in the post-9/11 era (17:19, September 12, 2006)
  • US, no turning back ? (17:19, September 12, 2006)
  • Bush calls for national unity, defends Iraq war in 9/11 national address (17:13, September 12, 2006)
  • CIA chief says over 5,000 terrorists captured or killed since 9/11 (09:58, September 12, 2006)
  • Pentagon observes 9/11 anniversary (09:27, September 12, 2006)
  • New Yorkers mark fifth anniversary of Sept. 11 (09:23, September 12, 2006)
  • Ground zero falls silent as US marks 5th anniversary  (08:39, September 12, 2006)
  • Looking back at 9/11, Belgian media question effectiveness of anti-terror war (08:07, September 12, 2006)
  • Washington to help India against terrorism (20:19, September 11, 2006)
  • Roundup: U.S. fails to nab al-Qaida, Taliban chiefs as world commemorates 9/11 attacks (20:19, September 11, 2006)
  • Washingtonians walk to Pentagon to mark 9/11 anniversary (10:37, September 11, 2006)
  • Bush leaves for memorial tours to mark 9/11 anniversary (10:07, September 11, 2006)
  • Profanity concerns prompt CBS to show documentary on web  (09:10, September 11, 2006)
  • Rice to visit Canada to thank for help in 9/11 attack (13:24, September 09, 2006)
  • Majority of 9/11 first responders suffer lung problems: study (10:32, September 06, 2006)
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      International reaction  
  • Egyptian expert says post-9/11 Mideast more volatile (09:09, September 12, 2006)
  • Indonesian Islamic students pray for peace on Sept. 11 anniversary (20:21, September 11, 2006)
  • Australian PM attends Sept. 11 attacks ceremony at U.S. embassy (15:38, September 11, 2006)
  • Philippine police on full alert for 9/11 anniversary (15:38, September 11, 2006)
  • ASEM to observe silence for 9/11 anniversary (09:49, September 11, 2006)
  • Philippine police on full alert for President Arroyo's trip (14:05, September 09, 2006)
  • Philippine police on alert ahead of 9/11 anniversary (07:56, September 04, 2006)
  • Death toll reaches 190 in Mumbai train blasts   (09:09, July 13, 2006)
  • NZ official grilled on security loophole (17:13, June 15, 2006)
  • UK royals remember 9/11 victims (10:10, November 03)
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      Opinion  
  • World faces escalation of terrorist attacks since 9/11: analysts (20:20, September 11, 2006)
  • How has US anti-terror strategy lead to more terrorism? (15:07, September 11, 2006)
  • Experts: Bush's terror strategy backfiring  (15:06, September 11, 2006)
  • "Smart power" vital to war on terror: U.S. scholar (12:25, September 10, 2006)
  • News Analysis: Bush's 9/11 security pitch seen as double-edged sword (14:08, September 09, 2006)
  • How to step out of the "vicious cycle of terror" (08:31, August 29, 2006)
  • Terrorism cannot be defeated by military force and tech alone (13:19, August 21, 2006)
  • 'US military chiefs misled 9/11 probe' (08:54, August 04, 2006)
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      Major terror attacks after Sept.11, 2001  
  • Backgrounder: Key facts about international anti-terror efforts since Sept. 11 attacks (15:05, September 11, 2006)
  • Bombing toll rises to 174 in India   (15:07, July 12, 2006)
  • 7 blasts hit trains in Mumbai, at least 135 dead (09:42, July 12, 2006)
  • Mumbai train blast kills at least 137  (08:25, July 12, 2006)
  • London 7/7 blasts show homegrown threat to Europe (09:24, July 05, 2006)
  • Only surviving Beslan hostage taker convicted (08:58, May 17, 2006)
  • Madrid train bombing suspects to be tried in Spain: paper (09:36, February 06, 2006)
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