An 11-hour standoff with a man who threatened to detonate an explosive device in a suburban Sydney, Australia, law office came to an end Tuesday night with the man being taken into custody, police said.
A 50-year-old man accused of strapping a suspected explosive device around the neck of an 18-year-old woman near Sydney, Australia, earlier this month was arrested Monday more than 9,000 miles away, Australian law enforcement officials said.
Sunday afternoons aren't often reserved for fighting. Not so this weekend in Sydney, Australia, where the Ultimate Fighting Championship charges onto its fifth continent boasting the second quickest sellout in its history.
Royce Smith planned to visit Sydney, Australia, during spring break to attend an arts festival and work on a book, when he found an unbelievably good fare on American Airlines' Web site: A round-trip ticket from Wichita, Kansas, to Sydney for just $1,198.
Forget spray-painting crude symbols under the cover of night. Colorful knitters armed with needles and skeins of yarn are unleashing their own brand of colorful guerrilla art to breathe new creativity and spirit into the machismo of urban art.
Unbeknownst to her parents, Sydney Kirk tried a little medical experiment on herself when she was in the eighth grade. For a day or two, every so often, she stopped taking her drugs for her attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.
The area of Jervis Bay and its surrounds lies about 150 kilometers south of Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia. It's renowned for its stunning coastline. Check out CNN editor David Challenger's photo gallery.
Despite anguished cries of "Murder!" and "Shame!" from protesters who thought it could still be saved, wildlife officials on Friday euthanized the animal, which had strayed into the waters off north Sydney nearly a week ago
For many years, I looked forward to riding the Indian Pacific across the length of southern Australia, from Sydney to Perth. At 2,700 miles, it's one of the world's longest train trips. But when I searched for concrete information on what to expect, I found it hard to locate. Now that I've made the journey, here's the information I wish I'd had.
This month, CNN Business Traveller hunts out the attractions on Sydney's greatest feature: its harbor. Admire the Sydney Opera House, take a ferry across the waters, fly up the coast by seaplane or tackle a hair-raising summit of the Sydney Harbor Bridge.
The Scene spent the day in Sydney with director Baz Luhrmann. Do you have a favorite hangout in Australia's premier city? What do you think of Baz's work? Send us your thoughts and ideas and we'll post your comments here.
Sunkissed, stylish and naturally beautiful, Sydney is the city equivalent of an A-list celebutante, its flashy good looks and party-centric vibe enticing all to come hither, drawn like paparazzi to a press launch.
It was the tragedy that stunned Australia a decade ago: 35 innocent men, women and children gunned down by a disturbed young man in the forbiddingly beautiful setting of Port Arthur, an isolated 19th century prison on the island of Tasmania.
Australian police are drawing up an evacuation plan for Sydney's central business district in the event of a terrorist attack as part of new security powers following the London bombings, officials on Monday.
It almost seems redundant to say there's a new video game based on the TV show "Alias." The popular spy drama is already closer to a video game than almost anything else on television. The show's hyper-stylized fight scenes, cloak-and-dagger intrigue and zippy music score are common in many an action game.