Gulf Times - Sydney
Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney

Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney

Thousands of Sydney homes were without power Saturday after severe storms hit Australia's largest city, causing transport hold-ups, inundating vehicles with floodwater and delaying a national football match.

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

An Uber driver whose passenger died after exiting a vehicle and being hit by a bus at a Sydney intersection has been found guilty of negligent driving occasioning death, local media reported.

Kohli, Pandya help India level T20 series in Sydney

Kohli, Pandya help India level T20 series in Sydney

India's Virat Kohli led from the front with a sparkling 61 not out to help secure a series-levelling six-wicket victory over Australia in the third and final Twenty20 International on Sunday.

Eight people in hospital after toxic gas leak at Sydney hotel

Eight people in hospital after toxic gas leak at Sydney hotel

A worker accidentally mixed pool chlorine and hydrochloric acid, used as a cleaning agent, at the Pullman Hotel.

Strawberry saboteur evades police in Australia

Strawberry saboteur evades police in Australia

As the number of reported attacks ballooned and suspected copycat attacks were reported, police issued a warning about the seriousness of the crime.

Two dead after suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival

Two dead after suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival

Two people died, a dozen more were hospitalised and hundreds others sought medical assistance after suspected drug overdoses at a music festival in Sydney, the police said.

Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia

Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia

Australian Federal Police Detective Superintendent Michael McTiernan said the charges were "serious and significant".

Uber driver charged with raping teen passenger in Sydney

Uber driver charged with raping teen passenger in Sydney

New South Wales Police said on Tuesday the 37-year-old man picked up three teens in the city after midnight on Sunday.

Qatar Airways to launch Qsuite on Canberra, Sydney sector

Qatar Airways to launch Qsuite on Canberra, Sydney sector

Qatar Airways’ “award-winning” business class experience- Qsuite will be available on flights to and from Canberra, its newest Australian destination, via Sydney, from July 1.

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

“I urge countries around the world to lower the entire burden of taxes and charges on aviation if the sector is to grow,” de Juniac said at a media roundtable in Sydney.

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Akbar al-Baker is the 77th chair of the IATA BoG and the first CEO from Qatar Airways to hold the position. He has served on the BoG since 2012.

Sydney hotel valet parks Porsche under SUV

Sydney hotel valet parks Porsche under SUV

Police were called to the hotel to cut out the driver, who was unharmed.