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2005-12-15 00:30:08

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - An emergency sitting of parliament passed special laws on Thursday allowing Sydney police to "lockdown" parts of Australia's biggest city to stop racial unrest.

2005-12-12 00:29:10

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard called for ethnic and religious tolerance on Monday after racial violence, spurred on police say by white supremacists, erupted in parts of Sydney.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.