11 September: Five years on
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People weep as they kneel next to a reflecting pool at the site of the World Trade Center in New York
Sombre ceremonies are held in the US to mark five years since the 11 September attacks that killed 2,973.

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President Bush urges Americans to unite behind the "war on terror" in a speech marking five years since 9/11.


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Guide to the four hijackings of planes used to attack New York and Washington on 11 September 2001.




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