Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Hostage on stretcher

Police: Multiple Fatalities, Injuries In Sydney Cafe Siege

Five people have fled from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages at the height of Monday morning rush hour.


Armed police are seen outside the Lindt Cafe, Martin Place on December 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (credit: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Former CIA Official: Sydney Attack ‘Guaranteed’ To Happen In US

The former deputy director of the CIA warns that the United States will see the kind of attack that is happening in Sydney, Australia, as a gunman who was previously arrested for extremist activity took several people hostage inside a café.


A forensic officer recovers papers from a car parked in front of a raided house in the Guildford area of Sydney on Sept. 18, 2014. (credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Prime Minister: Australia Thwarts ISIS Plot Where Supporters Planned to Publicly Behead Random Person

Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.


A crew members looks out an observation window aboard a New Zealand P3 Orion aircraft. (Getty Images)

Long Hunt For Missing Jet Looms As Pings Go Silent

Optimism is fading after a week of underwater pings that may have been the black boxes of Malaysian Airlines flight 370.


A satellite image taken on March 16, 2014 and released by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority shows debris believed to be possible wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean, about 1,500 miles west of Perth, Australia. (Photo from AMSA)

Australian PM: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Objects Possibly Spotted in Indian Ocean

Objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery, Australia’s prime minister announced.