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Looking back at the Olympics: Sydney 2000

SYDNEY 2000 A memorable Games for Water-sports As is often the case at the Olympics, the host nation – in this case Australia – excelled. To

SYDNEY 2000 A memorable Games for Water-sports As is often the case at the Olympics, the host nation – in this case Australia – excelled. To

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Severe flooding plagues Sydney as major storms hit

Torrential rain and high winds battered Australia’s east coast on Sunday, leaving up to 26,000 homes without power while flooding forced hundreds of people into evacuation…

Torrential rain and high winds battered Australia’s east coast on Sunday, leaving up to 26,000 homes without power while flooding forced hundreds of people into evacuation…

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One person believed dead and two others injured in Sydney shooting

One person has been reportedly killed and two others injured in a shooting at a factory on the outskirts of Sydney. Police said they do not believe

One person has been reportedly killed and two others injured in a shooting at a factory on the outskirts of Sydney. Police said they do not believe

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World pays tribute to victims of Paris attacks

People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic

People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic

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Sydney coastline hosts massive outdoor sculpture exhibit

Every year, Sydney’s coastline is transformed into a public art gallery for a couple of weeks thanks to the ‘Sculpture by the Sea’ exhibition

Every year, Sydney’s coastline is transformed into a public art gallery for a couple of weeks thanks to the ‘Sculpture by the Sea’ exhibition

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'Terrorism' arrests in Australia over murder of police employee

Four people were arrested in Australia on Wednesday (October 7) in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker, whose murder is being treated as a case of terrorism.

Four people were arrested in Australia on Wednesday (October 7) in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker, whose murder is being treated as a case of terrorism.

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Wallabies tactical bid to unseat the All Blacks

Australia are banking on back row pace in their bid to unseat the All Blacks in an exciting Rugby Championship decider in Sydney on Saturday. It has

Australia are banking on back row pace in their bid to unseat the All Blacks in an exciting Rugby Championship decider in Sydney on Saturday. It has

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Australian police charge two over terror offences

Australian anti-terror police have outlined details of a planned terrorist attack in Sydney linked to the militant Islamic State. Two men, who were

Australian anti-terror police have outlined details of a planned terrorist attack in Sydney linked to the militant Islamic State. Two men, who were

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Australian city Sydney hosts annual arts festival

Sydney is celebrating its annual arts festival. The Australian city hosts a variety of genres. Renowned Chinese artist Zhang Huan has erected two

Sydney is celebrating its annual arts festival. The Australian city hosts a variety of genres. Renowned Chinese artist Zhang Huan has erected two

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The Wild Oats supremacy

Sydney to Hobart: Wild Oats XI takes line honours for a record-breaking eighth time

Sydney to Hobart: Wild Oats XI takes line honours for a record-breaking eighth time

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Freeman's Olympic body suit turns up after 14 years

The body suit worn by Cathy Freeman during the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics may have turned up 14 years after going missing. Freeman

The body suit worn by Cathy Freeman during the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics may have turned up 14 years after going missing. Freeman

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Memorial services held in Sydney for cafe siege victims

Hundreds of mourners gathered at a Sydney church this morning for the funeral of 34-year-old cafe manager, Tori Johnson. Johnson was killed while

Hundreds of mourners gathered at a Sydney church this morning for the funeral of 34-year-old cafe manager, Tori Johnson. Johnson was killed while

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Families of Sydney cafe siege victims visit the scene

There have been emotional scenes in Australia, as the families of the hostages killed in the Sydney cafe siege visited the field of flowers laid out

There have been emotional scenes in Australia, as the families of the hostages killed in the Sydney cafe siege visited the field of flowers laid out

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Australia security laws probed as inquiry begins into Sydney hostage tragedy

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched an official investigation into the deadly hostage drama in a Sydney café, as questions are asked as to why the hostage-taker was free on bail.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched an official investigation into the deadly hostage drama in a Sydney café, as questions are asked as to why the hostage-taker was free on bail.

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Sydney siege shrine grows

People are still laying floral tributes to the victims of the Sydney siege. The Martin Place shrine has now spread to a second site nearby to

People are still laying floral tributes to the victims of the Sydney siege. The Martin Place shrine has now spread to a second site nearby to

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Australia police probe Sydney siege suspect motives

Australian police are investigating the motives of Man Haron Monis, the suspected gunman who died after the 16 hour hostage standoff. The self-styled

Australian police are investigating the motives of Man Haron Monis, the suspected gunman who died after the 16 hour hostage standoff. The self-styled

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Australia mourns the victims of the Sydney Siege

A country in mourning – Australia pays tribute to the victims of siege in Sydney. Two of the 17 hostages died alongside the gunman when heavily armed

A country in mourning – Australia pays tribute to the victims of siege in Sydney. Two of the 17 hostages died alongside the gunman when heavily armed

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Sydney siege: Australians react to the hostage drama

With the siege in Sydney still underway, heavily armed police surround the Lindt cafe in Martin Place. The area will remain in lockdown until

With the siege in Sydney still underway, heavily armed police surround the Lindt cafe in Martin Place. The area will remain in lockdown until

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Sydney siege: Five hostages run from cafe

Five people have run out of the cafe at the centre of a siege in Sydney several hours after the incident began. Two women and three men were seen

Five people have run out of the cafe at the centre of a siege in Sydney several hours after the incident began. Two women and three men were seen