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Sydney cafe siege: City bids farewell to victims

Sydney cafe siege: City bids farewell to victims
Sydney has remembered the victims of the Lindt cafe siege, with a funeral for manager Tori Johnson and a memorial service for barrister Katrina Dawson. Both were killed – with gunman Man Haron Monis – as security forces moved in after a 16-hour siege …
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Sydney siege: videos show gunman's wife a risk to public, say prosecutors
Prosecutors will rely on a series of videos recorded by Amirah Droudis to argue the partner of the Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis should have her bail on murder charges revoked. Droudis appeared at Sydney's Downing Centre on Monday morning …
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Man charged with murder of 62-year-old at Pemulwuy in Sydney's west
A man has been charged with the murder of a 62-year-old in Sydney's west. Police found the victim with serious injuries in a house in Driftwood Drive at Pemulwuy on December 23 about 11:00pm (AEDT). The man was treated at the scene by ambulance …
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Sydney ditches cynicism for empathy in the wake of siege

Sydney ditches cynicism for empathy in the wake of siege
Sydney does cynicism like a pro. Mostly we're a mob that has seen it all, done it all, and can see through everything. You can't tell us much we don't know, mate, because we were bloody well there at the time. We either built it with our own hands, or …
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Sydney siege: How the hostage drama played out
The Lindt Cafe worker made a desperate sprint from the fire exit with her colleague Jieun Bae, escaping at 4:48pm on Monday. The UNSW student is a keen sportswoman, coaching tennis and swimming at the Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney. Jieun Bae.
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