When Jon Stewart quit the Daily Show, the satirical news and comedy show he hosted for 16 years until August 2015, he explained to his replacement, Trevor Noah, that he was tired – and angry at the state of politics and political discourse in the US.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran's support of the extremist network leading up to the September 11 terror attacks.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
President Donald Trump, leading his first commemoration of the 9/11 anniversary, has said "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost on that day 16 years ago.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
New York’s World Trade Centre at Ground Zero, the Big Wheel on Place de la Concorde in Paris, and City Hall in Tel Aviv are three of the latest landmarks to join the growing list of famous international attractions that will go green this St Patrick’s Day.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Some years ago, I received a very unusual (but very beautiful) card from a gentle friend in West Australia. It pictured a mother kangaroo guarding her baby in a manger, capturing something of the essence of Christmas in an authentic Australian setting.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
An Irish 9/11 survivor, whose sister and niece were on one of the hijacked planes that was flown into the World Trade Centre, has said he will find it too "painful" to visit a new museum in New York dedicated to the victims of the infamous terrorist attacks.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Elusive British street artist Banksy, nearing the end of a month-long New York City residency, has launched a scathing attack on the new World Trade Center, calling it “a betrayal”, a “non-event”, and a design that “clearly proclaims the terrorists have won”.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013