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In pictures: Sydney unrest continues

Arrested men in Sydney

A second night of race riots in suburban Sydney saw a number of detentions, while seven people were hurt.

Dental surgery in Caringbah, Sydney

A number of premises and vehicles were damaged around Cronulla Beach, including this dental surgery in Caringbah.

Detained men in Sydney

Gangs of youths of Middle Eastern appearance rioted in apparent revenge for attacks by white youths on Sunday.

Detained man in Sydney

Police are to be given new powers to deal with those causing the disturbances.

Cronulla Beach

Cronulla Beach was calm by day on Tuesday. PM John Howard and others have made appeals for ethnic tolerance.

Cronulla beach in Sydney

However, police are still on high alert and are considering some curbs on alcohol sales.

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