Hostages held in Sydney cafe, forced to hold Islamic flag in window




 
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December 15th, 2014  
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Topic: Hostages held in Sydney cafe, forced to hold Islamic flag in window


By Matt Siegel and Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - An armed assailant was holding an unknown number of hostages inside a central Sydney cafe on Monday, police said, with local television showing some being forced to hold up a black flag with white Arabic writing in the window. Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has warned of militant plans to strike Australian targets, said there were indications the hostage situation at the Lindt Cafe was politically motivated. "This is a very disturbing incident. ...




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