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SBS coverage of the deadly siege at the Lindt cafe in Martin Place in Sydney.
NSW police and Australian Federal Police are currently conducting raids in Sydney.
The Sydney siege has highlighted questions about gun laws in Australia: How easy is it to buy a gun? Where can they be shot? And, most importantly, how many...
Dozens of babies born to asylum seekers will not be sent to Nauru as part of a deal between the government and Senator Ricky Muir.
The devastating effect of the drug ice has left many communities across Australia feeling helpless. Meet the group of elders in Sydney’s Mt Druitt who are hoping...
An HIV positive eight-year-old boy who has been expelled from his village in China has sparked outrage online across the nation.
A poetic Twitter account is seeking to keep UK travelers out of trouble in the United Arab Emirates.

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Queensland MP George Christensen has criticised the #illridewithyou hashtag as a 'pathetic' left wing campaign.
Australian relatives of students at the Army Public School in Peshawar have been left reeling after Tuesday’s attack by the Pakistani Taliban that left 132...
Dozens of babies born to asylum seekers will not be sent to Nauru as part of a deal between the government and Senator Ricky Muir.
Calls to relax gun laws in the wake of the deadly siege in Sydney have been criticised by politicians past and present.
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Former NSW Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid has won his opening battle in court with a magistrate refusing a bid to place him under strict bail conditions.
A remorseless Melbourne father was driven to kill his two daughters in a revenge plot directed at his ex-wife, a judge says.
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Sydneysiders continue to unite as tributes and flowers pile up near a Sydney cafe a day after the deadly siege came to an end.
At least 130 people, most of them children, have been killed in a Taliban attack on a army-run school in Pakistan.
A makeshift memorial has been set up near Martin Place to honour those who lost their lives at a Sydney cafe.
NSW Police have declared the siege over after heavily armed officers stormed the Lindt cafe in Sydney's Martin Place amid heavy gunfire.

In pictures: Martin Place siege

A group of people have been held hostage in in a cafe in Sydney's Martin Place. Police have surrounded the building and evacuated the area.
The US Pacific coast's most ferocious storm in years moved south Friday, bringing hurricane force winds and heavy downpours to southern California one day after claiming two lives in the Northwest. Heavy rain triggered a mudslide following a storm in the Camarillo Springs area of Ventura County, California, engulfing houses.
The views over the Grand Canyon are always spectacular - but some lucky visitors have been treated to something extra special. The bowl of the Canyon has filled up with thick clouds in a weather phenomenon known as cloud inversion. It only happens there once every few years.
Hardcore pornography campaigners have protested outside the British parliament against new laws banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos.
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