Edition:
India
Pictures | Tue Dec 16, 2014 | 4:59am IST

Police storm Sydney cafe to end hostage siege, three dead

A police officer runs across Martin Place near Lindt cafe, where hostages are being held, in central Sydney December 15, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

A police officer runs across Martin Place near Lindt cafe, where hostages are being held, in central Sydney December 15, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

A police officer runs across Martin Place near Lindt cafe, where hostages are being held, in central Sydney December 15, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray
Close
1 / 2
Heavily armed policemen stand guard outside the building containing the Lindt cafe, where hostages are being held, at Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014.  REUTERS/David Gray

Heavily armed policemen stand guard outside the building containing the Lindt cafe, where hostages are being held, at Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray

Heavily armed policemen stand guard outside the building containing the Lindt cafe, where hostages are being held, at Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray
Close
2 / 2

Next Slideshows

Editor's Choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

15 Dec 2014

Japan votes

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition cruises to a big election win.

15 Dec 2014

Jingle Ball in New York

The biggest acts take the stage at Madison Square Gardens.

14 Dec 2014

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

13 Dec 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Star Wars turns 40

Star Wars turns 40

A look back at fans, collectibles and stars of the iconic franchise 40 years after "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" was released in theaters.

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 70th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

President Trump's first foreign trip

President Trump's first foreign trip

Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip as president, is on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

NATO in the modern world

NATO in the modern world

The missions of the North American Treaty Organization since the Kosovo conflict.

Philippines battles to retake city from Islamist rebels

Philippines battles to retake city from Islamist rebels

Troops backed by attack helicopters battled dozens of militants linked to the Islamic State group holed up in a besieged city in the southern Philippines.

Obama and Merkel reunite

Obama and Merkel reunite

Former U.S. President Barack Obama meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a discussion on democracy in Berlin, making his first speech in Europe since leaving office.

Victims of Manchester

Victims of Manchester

The names of victims of the Ariana Grande concert bombing in Manchester are starting to emerge, their smiling faces gathered from social media sites.

Survivors of Manchester

Survivors of Manchester

The Queen visits patients injured in the Manchester Arena blast at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.

Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

Taiwan's constitutional court declares that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast