THOSE WHO CAN GAIN PROFIT FROM THE AMERICAN TRAGEDY ARE KNOWN
The American President held a session of the national security council today in the White House. Defense Minister Doland Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Colin Powell, President’s adviser for national defense issues Condoleezza Rice, CIA director George Tenet and other top officials of the American administration were present at the session
VLADIMIR PUTIN HAS TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH US PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President George W. Bush had a telephone conversation on Wednesday, said Putin's press-secretary Alexei Gromov.
No details of the conversation have been reported yet.
US AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA EXPRESSED GRATITUDE FOR SECURITY MEASURES CONCERNING AMERICAN EMBASSY IN MOSCOW
US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow expressed gratitude to Russia for additional security measures concerning the American Embassy in Moscow.
RUSSIAN POLITICIANS ASTOUNDED WITH TERROR IN USA
Tremendously awful acts of terrorism in the USA became the central news subject for the Russian political life. The majority of the Russian politicians expressed their opinion regarding the most horrible events in the US ever
THE TOLL OF THE ACT OF TERRORISM IN USA WILL BE KNOWN ONLY IN SEVERAL DAYS' TIME
Any exact information on the number of casualties of the act of terrorism in the USA will be known only in a few days' time, said US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow in reply to a question by RIA Novosti. He was speaking after his meeting with Igor Ivanov, Russian Foreign Minister.
ANATOLI BARANOV: AMERICAN TRAGEDY. WHO NEEDED IT?
America is defenseless – this is the conclusion to come to according to the plan of those who organized a series of acts of terrorism in the United States – the American tragedy, like it is already called
RUSSIA, USA SHOULD JOIN HANDS TO MEET CHALLENGES FACING THE WORLD
Russia and the USA should join hands in an effort to counter the challenges and threats facing the world today, Russian foreign minister Igor Ivanov said opening his Wednesday meeting with US ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow.
RICHARD WAGENAAR: DUTCH REACT SHAKEN AT TERRORIST ATTACKS IN THE US
The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and on the Pentagon in the US have had great consequences for life in the Netherlands. Not only did the public life come to a standstill with people following events in the US also fear and security measures have been taken.
ALAN BOCK: THE PRICE OF EMPIRE
One can understand the shock, the horror, the unbelief as the war most Americans didn't know was going on or didn't choose to acknowledge came home in such a brutal, deadly fashion in lower Manhattan and the Pentagon. This was obviously a coordinated attack, carried out with skill and stealth.
RUSSIA'S FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE KEEPS IN TOUCH WITH US SECRET SERVICES
After the terrorist attack on the USA, Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service /FIS/ has kept in touch with the secret services of the United States and other countries, reported Tatiana Samolis, the press secretary to the FIS director.
OSAMA BIN LADEN CLAIMS TERRORIST ACTS IN USA WERE COMMITTED BY SOME AMERICAN TERRORIST GROUP
Notorious international terrorist Osama Bin Laden denies his involvement in the US terrorist acts. The Pakistani Khabrein daily with reference to some Taliban sources quotes him as saying that the terrorist act was committed by some American terrorist group and that he had nothing to do with it.
FORTRESS AMERICA PENETRATED
Kamikaze attacks on nerve points in New York and Washington sent the United States and the rest of the world into shock. By 10.00 EST, two planes had destroyed the World Trade Center, another had hit the Pentagon, a fourth had crashed near Pittsburgh, while there were reports of numerous car bombs and a fire in a shopping mall. It is now reported that the water supply in New York has been contaminated.
THE RUSSIAN CONSULATE GENERAL IN NEW YORK IS FINDING OUT WHETHER THERE ARE VICTIMS AMONG THE RUSSIAN CITIZENS
The Russian Consulate General in New York rings up all the New York hospitals to find out whether there are Russian citizens who have suffered from the terrorist acts, RIA Novosti was told by press secretary of the Russian Embassy in Washington Yury Zubarev with reference to the information received from Russian Consul General in New York Vyacheslav Pavlovsky.
SCOTT MCCONNELL: WHY MANY ARABS HATE AMERICA
After the assassination of John F. Kennedy – before today, the most traumatic event for Americans in my lifetime – Malcolm X said "the chickens have come home to roost." Malcolm was reportedly gleeful and rancorous, and his audience laughed at his words: he meant to convey that Kennedy's death meant very little, compared to what whites had done to his people.
FLAG BEFORE US EMBASSY'S BUILDING IN MOSCOW LOWERED TO HALF-MAST
The flag in front of the building of the US Embassy in Moscow has been lowered to half-mast. To all appearances, this decision was taken by the diplomats themselves because so far no official statements have been made in the USA about declaring mourning in the country in connection with the terrorist acts which have caused the death of thousands of Americans.
JOSEPH SOBRAN: THE UNKNOWN ENEMY
It was predictable. For years I’ve been writing that the U.S. Government has been making more enemies than Americans really need, all over the globe, and that one of these days some of them would have a nasty surprise for us.
WAR PLANES BROUGHT PENNSYLVANIA JET DOWN? U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESMAN SAYS NO
Ari Fleischer, press spokesman to US President George W. Bush, flatly denied allegations that the last of the hijacked Boeings, which crashed in Pennsylvania, had been brought down by the US Air Force "for precaution's sake".
FLIGHT CONTROLLER HEARD TERRORIST
"Don't you play the fool," a hijacker snapped in English in the cabin of the Boeing 767 doomed soon to hit the World Trade Centre in New York City.
UP TO 800 PEOPLE MAY HAVE BEEN KILLED IN PENTAGON HIT BY AIRCRAFT, SAY WASHINGTON FIRE OFFICIALS
Up to 800 people may have been killed in the Pentagon as the building was hit by an airplane in the morning of September 11, FOX TV reports with reference to a spokesperson for the Washington fire department.
The building is still in blaze, and efforts to extinguish the fire continue.
BUSH ADDRESSES NATION
US President George W. Bush made a televised address to the nation with yesterday's terror acts in Washington, D.C., and New York City.
BUSH BACK TO WASHINGTON
US President George W. Bush is back to Washington, D.C., and on his way to the White House, where he will make another address to the nation quite soon--presumably, around 5 am, Moscow time.
RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTER HOLDS TELEPHONE TALKS WITH U.S. DEFENSE SECRETARY AND NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER
Having interrupted a routine tour of the North Caucasus to get back to Moscow, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov held, upon his return, telephone talks with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice of the United States.
FBI SENDS THOUSANDS INVESTIGATING BLASTS: ASHCROFT
The entire US law enforcement staff are investigating yesterday's hair-raising terror acts in Washington, D.C., and New York City.
NORTHERN ALLIANCE OWNS UP KABUL MISSILE RAID
The Northern Alliance has owned up last night's missile raid of Kabul, which caused damages and conflagrations, the CNN has reported.
U.S. SENATOR TRACKS KABUL MISSILES TO NORTHERN ALLIANCE
A missile strike on Kabul might have come from the Northern Alliance, US Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican, of Utah, assumed in a CNN livecast.
NO PRECISE FIGURES ON U.S. TERROR DEATHS: RUMSFELD
No precise statistics on terror victims in Washington, D.C., and New York City are available for now, says Donald Rumsfeld, US Secretary of Defence.
PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA CALLS ON GLOBAL COMMUNITY TO JOIN EFFORTS AGAINST TERRORISM
Patriarch Alexis II of Moscow and all Russia said the Russian Orthodox Church had been stunned by Tuesday's acts of terrorism in the United States.
PENTAGON DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN KABUL EXPLOSIONS
Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral Craig R. Quigley says the United States has nothing to do with today's explosions in the Afghan capital of Kabul, the RIA Novosti correspondent reports.
REPUBLICAN SENATOR EXPECTS OF PRESIDENT BUSH RESOLUTE ACTIONS
Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe, prominent on the Senate Committee on Military Affairs, expects President George W. Bush to take resolute action in response to Tuesday's terrorist attacks on the nation's centers of power and commerce.
BUSH FOR ANOTHER AMERICAN TRAGEDY ADDRESS TO NATION
US President George W. Bush is expected to make another televised address to the nation quite soon--presumably, at 5 am, Moscow time, reports the White House press service.