CNN wins 2 Golden Nymph Awards at Monte Carlo Television Festival

CNN has been awarded top honours at the 42nd Monte Carlo Television Festival, considered one of Europes most prestigious competitions.

CNN International bagged two of the Golden Nymph awards for the networks coverage of the events of 11 September and to CNN Productions for the documentary 'Beneath the Veil'. CNN International won within the newly created '24-hour news' category while 'Beneath the Veil' a candid and hard-hitting documentary about life under Taliban rule, won for �Best Current Affairs Film. 'Beneath the Veil' which was produced by CNN Productions, Hardcash Productions and Channel 4, has won 13 awards since it first aired last August in the United States and abroad, says an official release. The documentary also bagged the Freedom of the Press award by America's National Press Club this week.

CNNs minute-by-minute coverage of the 11 September events which unfolded in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa. brought viewers the first images of the attacks. Coverage included constant news updates from each scene, eyewitness accounts, international reports and in-depth perspectives from CNNs top anchors and correspondents around the world.

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