Sydney hostage crisis ends, both Indians escape

Gunman seeks IS flag, talks with PM

Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) A 16-hour hostage crisis — the first terror attack in Australia — ended early Tuesday after police stormed a cafe in the heart of Sydney where an Iran-born cleric took some 30 people hostage and made several demands, sending shockwaves across the country. As police stormed Lindt Chocolate Cafe using flash […]

#SydneySiege: Gunman seeks IS flag, talks with PM Tony Abbott

Gunman seeks IS flag, talks with PM

Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) An armed man, who Monday took over 30 people hostage inside a cafe in Sydney’s central business district, has demanded police provide an Islamic State (IS) flag to him and also said that he wanted to talk to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The Lindt Chocolat Cafe hostage taker has requested […]