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Sydney faces ‘catastrophic’ fire danger amid record heat

December 21, 2019 4:54 pm

New South Wales has declared a state of emergency amid the heatwave, which has produced the hottest day on record and fanned bushfires along Australia’s eastern coastline, smothering Sydney in smoke.

Sydney air pollution is so bad it’s setting off fire alarms

December 11, 2019 10:31 am

The Air Quality Index compiled by the state environment department reached as high as 2,552 in some eastern suburbs -- soaring past the “hazardous” threshold of 200.

Multiple people stabbed in Sydney, suspected attacker arrested

August 13, 2019 12:06 pm

Images broadcast by Australian media showed the man running through the Australian city with a large kitchen knife shouting "Allahu Akbar" and "shoot me".

Air India regional director suspended for ‘shoplifting’ at Sydney duty free outlet

June 24, 2019 6:59 am

As per reports, the suspended commander has been flying with Air India for over three decades and comes from a family of pilots.

United Airlines plane lands safely in Sydney after mayday call

October 04, 2018 7:51 am

"United flight 839 from Los Angeles to Sydney landed safely ... following a mechanical issue," Madhu Unnikrishnan, a spokesman for United Airlines, said in an emailed statement.

Toxic gas leak gives guests breathing problems at Sydney hotel

September 19, 2018 8:58 am

A worker accidentally mixed pool chlorine and hydrochloric acid, used as a cleaning agent, at the Pullman Hotel, Steve Vaughan, said acting superintendent of New South Wales Ambulance

Egyptian mummies virtually unwrapped in Australia

December 08, 2016 12:23 pm

Using a dual-energy computed tomography scanner, a joint British-Australian exhibition reveals brand new discoveries of the physical remains of Egyptian mummies.

Sydney: 4 people, including 3 women, wounded as police opens fire in a mall

June 09, 2016 12:39 pm

The police were in confrontation with a runaway from psychiatric facility, who was armed with a knife inside the mall

Australia: Teen arrested, accused of plotting terror attack in Sydney

May 17, 2016 1:04 pm

Australia's government raised the country's terror threat level in 2014 in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State group.

Standoff ends at Australian immigration detention camp

November 10, 2015 5:30 pm

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said officers used tear gas to subdue the detainees, but declined to elaborate on what other tactics police used to quell the unrest.


Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia

April 22, 2015 9:07 am

The storm has pounded Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state since Monday.

Travel Diary: Sydney and a tale of three sisters

August 26, 2014 11:22 am

No visit to Sydney is complete without a trip to the iconic location, Three Sisters, part of Blue Mountains.