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Australia: Police criticised for tactics in deadly Sydney cafe siege

The findings into the December 2014 tragedy that shocked the nation followed intense scrutiny of New South Wales police tactics, which have been blasted by families of those who died.

May 24, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Sydney hostage taker was prone to grandiose claims, court told

Man Horan Monis boasted he was well connected in Iran, but was "prone to grandiose claims", the inquest into last year`s Sydney siege incident heard on Monday.

May 25, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Lindt Cafe attacker inspired by ISIS death cult, says Aus PM

 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and top political leaders today condoled in parliament the death of two hostages who were killed by a gunman inspired by the Islamic State "death cult" during a cafe siege.

Feb 09, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Australian cafe siege hostage killed by ricocheted police bullets

A coronial inquest into the deaths of two hostages and a gunman during a siege at a Sydney cafe was told on Thursday that one of the hostages was killed by police bullets that ricocheted from hard

Jan 29, 2015, 05:42 AM IST

Sydney siege victims remembered as floral tributes removed

Mourners paid emotional tributes to victims of the Sydney cafe siege Tuesday as volunteers and workers removed a giant sea of flowers laid in their memory amid plans for a permanent memorial.

Dec 23, 2014, 08:39 AM IST

Sydney siege: 'Victim Tori Johnson's funeral to be celebration of his life'

Family members and partner of Sydney siege victim Tori Johnson plan his funeral to be a "positive reflection" of his life. Johnson`s funeral will be held Tuesday.

Dec 22, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Sydney cafe siege victims hailed as `heroes`

Two hostages killed in a siege at a central Sydney cafe on Tuesday were hailed as heroes "willing to lay down their lives so others might live" in a church service mourning their deaths.

Dec 16, 2014, 09:47 AM IST

Sydney siege sparks "I'll ride with you" campaign for worried Muslims

Hours after a self-styled sheikh and two of his hostages were killed in a gun battle in a Sydney cafe, inflaming anti-Muslim sentiment in Australia`s biggest city, a social media movement showing solidarity with Australian Muslims was gathering steam.

Dec 16, 2014, 07:29 AM IST

Victims killed in Sydney hostage drama identified

Two hostages who have been killed in the 17-hour-long hostage drama at a cafeteria here were identified as the manager of the Lindt Chocolate cafe and a lawyer.

Dec 16, 2014, 07:27 AM IST