A live broadcast by Australia’s Seven Network–which produces national morning shows “Sunrise” and “The Morning Show” from its studios at Martin Place–may have been the original target in the fatal Sydney siege at the Lindt cafe. TheShow More Summary
Another tragedy in Australia: Eight children were found stabbed to death at a home in a Cairns suburb today, police say. The children, believed to be siblings, were aged between 18 months and 15 years, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Their mother was one of two injured adults found at...
Sydney University Professor Poetry Barry Spurr has this morning resigned. But the issue hasn't fully played out yet, writes Chris Graham.
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Seven Network, one of Australia’s main TV channels, was broadcasting “The Morning Show” not 50 meters from the Lindt cafe in Sydney’s Central Business District when a gunman stormed the cafe, and held dozens of people hostage for 16 hours. Show More Summary
From the Sydney Morning Herald: The siege in Sydney's CBD and its terrible end received saturation coverage on American cable news, with at least one commentator lamenting Australia's tough gun laws. Speaking on Fox News after police...Show More Summary
When an armed assailant seized control of a café in downtown Sydney on Monday morning and forced two hostages to hold a black flag with Arabic script up to the window, many observers were quick to claim that ISIS, the self-proclaimed Islamic State that now dominates about a third of Iraq and Syria, was involved. Show More Summary
The brave 17 men and woman held inside the Lindt Chocolate Café for 16 hours against their will by an armed gunman, who pledged allegiance with Islamic State, were from of all walks of life but now share a common link of being in the...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Russia raised its key interest rate to 17% from 10.5% in a shocking decision made after the collapse of the rouble on Monday. 2. A 16-hour siege of a cafe in downtown SydneyShow More Summary
Sydneysiders woke to the news Tuesday morning that the deadly 16-hour siege at a Lindt's chocolate cafe ended with the deaths of two hostages and the gunman in a shootout with police. See also: #illridewithyou hashtag offers solidarity...Show More Summary
Three people died and four others were injured in a 16-hour hostage standoff in Sydney, Australia, that ended Monday morning, according to police. The death toll includes Man Haron Monis, the Iranian-born, self-proclaimed cleric who held hostages at gunpoint inside the Lindt Cafe. Show More Summary
While the hostage crisis was ongoing in Sydney, Australia Monday morning, Fox Business Network reporter Charlie Gasparino wondered whether waterboarding would have prevented Man Haron Monis's actions had they happened in New York Ci...
Three people died and four others were injured in the 16-hour hostage standoff in Sydney, Australia, that ended Monday morning, according to police. The death toll includes Man Haron Monis, the Iranian-born, self-styled cleric who held hostages at gunpoint in a cafe. Show More Summary
For those who haven’t seen the news for the past 12 hours, a man took dozens of people hostage at a cafe in Sydney early this morning. A crowd gathered around the scene of the crisis, but some of these bystanders began doing something rather startling: they started taking selfies. Show More Summary
by Dish Staff Monday morning (Sunday night in the US), a man wielding a gun and a black flag similar to that used by ISIS walked into the Lindt Chocolat Café in the Australian city’s central business district and proceeded to hold the customers and staff hostage for 16 hours before police stormed the shop […]
According to early reports, several people were injured as the over 17 hour Sydney hostage situation ended early Tuesday morning local when, after a shot was fired inside the buildingm police stormed the cafe where an Iranian refugee with a criminal past identified as Haron Monis, had been holding several people hostage. Follow Pam Key On Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Fox & Friends made a smooth transition from breaking news coverage of the Sydney hostage crisis this morning to Vice President Dick Cheney's defense of the CIA torture program on Meet the Press. Within the span of a few minutes, host...Show More Summary
Let the free market decide who deserves to escape a gunman. (stock photo) Hostages at a cafe in Sydney's central business district (CBD) were freed early Tuesday morning (it's the future there) after a 16-hour standoff with police. It seems the gunman probably acted alone and that no one was hurt. Show More Summary