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Tunisia PM fires police

View image | gettyimages.com   BY RAFAEL SANCHEZ-BAYO Tunis: The Tunisian Prime Minister fired six police commanders on Monday, including the head of tourist security, after a militant attack on the national museum last week due to negligent security failures. The attack was considered the worst in more than a decade since the revolt that […]

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Breaking news | August 4

Health workers prepare to treat patients who have contracted Ebola in Guinea. Photo: EC/ECHO/flickr   Ebola: Aussie travel warning BY ED BROWN The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has partnered with the Department of Health to urge travelling Australians to reconsider visiting Sierra Leone, Liberia and/or Guinea due to the serious outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. […]

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Breaking news | July 28

Photo: Highway Patrol Images/flickr BY JASON BELL Stabbing in Blacktown Police were called to a Collins Street home in Seven Hills on Saturday night after reports two men were assaulted. At about 6:40pm two men were taken to Westmead Hospital with stab wounds. One of the victims has been reported by police to be in […]

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Man shot dead in Petersham

Photo: Highway Patrol Images/flickr   BY CONSTANZA AHUMADA   A 44-year-old man was shot down in Railway Street, Petersham at about 11pm last night. Residents from the inner west suburb heard a series of five to seven gunshots before one resident discovered the man’s body lying in a pool of blood on the pathway. She immediately […]