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Security stepped up while Australia orders probe into gunman's siege
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday ordered an urgent enquiry into why a deranged Islamic gunman was not under surveillance and how he obtained citizenship, as security was stepped up after a fatal cafe siege.
 

She was a brilliant lawyer who taught young students how to prepare for mock trials. He was the beloved manager of a chocolate shop and cafe who was known for putting his staffers' needs first.
Sydney siege victims lauded for heroism, kindness

 

One of the bouquets left on Tuesday in a sea of flowers at the site of the Sydney siege read “I will ride with you.” It was as much a wholehearted message to Australia's Muslim community as to the incident's victims.
'I will ride with you': people show solidarity for Muslims Down Under

 

Tearful Sydney office workers and Muslim women in hijabs laid flowers Tuesday at the scene of a deadly siege, as an outpouring of grief and shock gripped the usually easy-going harbor city.
 

Australia's government pledged Tuesday to determine why an Iranian-born Islamist with a history of extremism and violence was able to play out a “sick fantasy” by seizing hostages in a day-long siege.
 

Tearful Australians laid mounds of flowers at the site where a gunman held hostages for 16 hours at a popular Sydney cafe. The siege ended early Tuesday with a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the Iranian-born gunman dead, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core.
Australian leader lays flowers at memorial

 

A flurry of loud bangs erupted early Tuesday as a swarm of heavily armed police stormed a downtown Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people hostage for more than 16 hours.
2 dead as police storm Sydney cafe

 

A Taiwanese woman, described only as Miss Q, reported to authorities that she received a disturbing phone call yesterday from her fiance at 10 a.m. Australia time, warning her that he feared for his life when he found that gunman had taken hostages in the Lindt Chocolat Cafe below his office.
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Australia's budget deficit is forecast to balloon to AU$40.4 billion (US$33.2 billion) this financial year as the government struggles with a sharp slump in commodity prices, Treasurer Joe Hockey said Monday.
 

Three people ran out a fire exit of a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of people hostage at the height of Monday morning rush hour. Two people inside the cafe were seen holding up a flag containing an Islamic declaration of faith.
3 flee from Sydney cafe at heart of hostage drama

 

Passengers on a flight from the United States to Australia endured an even longer journey than they were expecting when their plane was diverted and then spent eight hours waiting on the tarmac, reports said Saturday.
 

The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday said that obligatory celibacy may have contributed to priests abusing children, and recommended that clergy should be given “psychosexual” training.
 

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared himself ready to “sweat blood” to ensure that Aborigines are recognized in the nation's constitution, hopefully by 2017.
 

A former Vietnamese refugee shot dead on a Sydney street corner had laundered up to AU$1 billion (US$830 million) at Australian casinos as he cleaned up cash for criminal syndicates, reports said.
 
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