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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 01:24pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... the brutal group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the al-Qaeda splinter group leading Sunni militants in Iraq. It is also known as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. “If ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy, PM vows to stop jihadists returning

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. Australia has concerns that its citizens are fighting alongside Sunni militants in Iraq and Syria, including with the radical Islamic State of Iraq ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    ‘Aussie Taliban’ David Hicks vows to fight Guantanamo terror conviction

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 02:46pm by AFP

    ... support for terrorism, but says it was made under duress after five-and-a-half years in the US military-run prison. On Tuesday his lawyers filed an appeal in the United States seeking to overturn the conviction following a court ruling last year in a separate terror-related case which held that the charge Hicks was convicted of was not a war crime. Hicks, now 38 and living in Sydney where he ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Security 'breakdown' let terrorist Khaled Sharrouf escape Australia

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Man on terror list slips out of Sydney Australian officials yesterday blamed a "fairly major breakdown" in border security for the reported escape ... for a terrorist act by possessing clocks and batteries to be used in a bomb blast as part of the so-called "Terror Nine" conspiracy, which resulted in Australia's largest-ever terrorism ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police arrest man on terror charge

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 10:38am by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Australian police have arrested a man in connection with suspected terrorism offenses during raids in which they seized firearms, computer equipment and a USB ... for Crime Steve Fontana says there is no immediate threat to the public’s safety. The raids were part of an ongoing investigation into home-grown terror threats. Police did not release the name ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Western Australia in uproar over shark cull after rise in attacks

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Sydney Animal rights activists and scientists united in anger over controversial response to big rise in attacks off Western Australia in last three years Terror, panic and rage fuel the great shark cull debate Chris Boyd was surfing at a secluded beach on Australia's western coast when he was attacked by a great white shark in November. It severed ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian foreign minister denies Indonesia rift

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... had a “very fruitful” discussion with visiting Indonesian ministers on Tuesday about the mutual benefit of working together on issues such as combating terrorism and people-smuggling. “The bilateral co-operation that exists between our two countries in areas such as people-smuggling and counter-terrorism is of mutual benefit, of mutual advantage to both countries, ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Does Tony Abbott get China? Challenge for next Australian leader

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... to take Australia closer to China in the new millennium. "The talk may have been all about the US and its 'war on terror' but Howard moved strongly to make sure Australia ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian gets life term for nursing home fires

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 11:48am by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... as “heinous,” “atrocious” and “greatly reprehensible.” “The pain and terror experienced by all of the victims must have been horrific,” Latham said. “For those who were unable to move independently ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian troops warned of copy-cat British attack

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... allegedly posted hateful material against the defence forces in the past. Al-Ahmadzai, 23, was arrested by counter terrorism officers on Monday and charged with making threats against a Commonwealth ...




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