Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Abbott: Sydney Cafe Attack May Have Been Preventable

Australia's prime minister says this week's deadly cafe attack in Sydney was a "horrific wake-up call" for authorities and may have been preventable. In an interview with Australian radio Thursday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott also vowed his government will be "swift and thorough" in investigating the attack. An Iranian-born man armed with a sawed-off shotgun took 17 hostages Monday at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe and held them for 16 hours. He and two of the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter