9/11: Ten Years On

Last updated: 21 september, 2011 - 15:35 GMT

The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center shook the globe and brought about a change in world order. A decade on, BBC World Service reflects on their impact with a collection of programmes - from 2011 and from the archive.

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Around 38 planes and 6,700 people were diverted to Gander, a tiny Canadian town, when US airspace closed on 9/11. Listen as the 'plane people' return to Newfoundland. Plus, young New Yorkers - who as children lost beloved family members in 9/11 - tell their extraordinary stories of grief, growing up and a life forever changed.

Karen Zarindast, a reporter who grew up in Iran, travels across the US from New York to California to meet Muslims who live and practice their faith in America.

Peter Taylor reveals the astonishing inside story of the intelligence war which has been fought against al-Qaeda over the last ten years.

Gordon Corera tells the untold tale of how the Americans hunted their most wanted man, from the caves of Tora Bora to his stronghold in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad.

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Archive Documentaries on 9/11

  • Owen Bennett-Jones charts the 'war on terror'

  • More Documentaries From The Archive

Archive Programmes on 9/11

  • Kamila Shamsie talks about her epic novel Burnt Shadows

  • More Programmes From The Archive

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