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Teenager charged with terrorism over Sydney bishop stabbing

Sydney, Australia Reuters A 16-year-old boy has been charged with a terrorism offence for allegedly stabbing an Assyrian church bishop in Sydney during a church service, Australian police said on Friday, as investigations continued into a riot after the knife attack. Police from the joint counter terrorism team questioned the boy, who is in a […]

Stabbed Sydney Assyrian bishop says recovering quickly, forgives attacker

Sydney, Australia Reuters An Assyrian bishop who was stabbed during a service at his Sydney church said on Thursday he was recovering quickly and that he had forgiven his attacker. Two knife attacks within three days – at a busy shopping centre near Bondi beach that killed six people on Saturday and at the Assyrian […]

Stabbed Sydney bishop is a TikTok star beloved by his community

Sydney, Australia Reuters Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel who was stabbed during a church service live streamed from Sydney on Monday is a social media star with followers around the world, but the bearded clergyman is also a divisive preacher. Dressed in dark robes, clutching a large cross and sporting a bushy grey beard under a […]

Australian police say Assyrian church stabbing was terrorist attack

Updated: 5:30pm (AEDT) Sydney, Australia Reuters Australian police on Tuesday said a knife attack on an Assyrian church bishop and some followers in Sydney was a terrorist act motivated by suspected religious extremism, as the country reeled from a second stabbing incident in three days. At least four people were wounded in the attack, including […]

Several people injured in a stabbing in Sydney church, police say

Sydney, Australia Reuters A number of people were injured in a stabbing at a church in a suburb of Sydney on Monday, police said. Officers arrested a male and he is assisting police with inquiries, a police spokesperson told Reuters, following the attack in Wakeley, about 30 kilometres west of the central business district. It […]

Australian police say Sydney knife attacker may have targeted women

Sydney, Australia Reuters Australian police said on Monday the attacker who fatally stabbed six people at a busy shopping centre in Sydney’s beach suburb of Bondi may have targeted women, as the country mourned the victims and hundreds of people laid flowers near the scene. In the attack on Saturday at the Westfield Bondi Junction […]

Family mourns “beautiful mother” killed in Sydney mall stabbing

Sydney, Australia Reuters Young Sydney mother Ashlee Good, who cradled her nine-month old daughter Harriet, was one of the victims of a random shopping mall stabbing attack which killed six people, her family confirmed in a statement on Sunday. Five women and a male security guard were killed in the Saturday attack in the Sydney […]

Sydney stabbing that killed six was not an ideological attack, police say

Sydney, Australia Reuters Sydney police on Sunday ruled out terror or ideology as a motive after a man killed six people in a random stabbing attack on Saturday in one of the city’s busiest shopping centres. People run inside the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre, as they evacuate the scene of an incident, in which […]

Sydney knife attacker shot dead after killing six in Bondi mall

Sydney, Australia Reuters An attacker who fatally knifed six people in a Sydney mall was shot dead by police in the beachside suburb of Bondi on Saturday, police said, as hundreds fled the scene. The assailant was shot by a police officer after he attacked shoppers in the busy Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre, a […]