Aussies protest Cheney visit

SYDNEY - Hundreds of people protesting against a visit to Australia by US Vice President Dick Cheney clashed with police in Sydney ahead of his arrival yesterday.

SYDNEY - Hundreds of people protesting against a visit to Australia by US Vice President Dick Cheney clashed with police in Sydney ahead of his arrival yesterday.

Ten protestors were arrested as police officers tried to prevent more than 200 people marching to the US consulate. They were later allowed to do so, chanting slogans demanding the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and the release of an Australian held in the American prison in Guantanamo Bay. - Sapa

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