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  1. Arrests underscore challenges for Australia

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has heightened concern in Australia about extremism in its Muslim communities, the country's involvement in Afghanistan and its approach to immigration. Australia's close security ... but more than 1,000 soldiers are fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. At least 90 Australians have been killed in bombings by Muslim extremists in Indonesia since 2002. Throughout, Australia has ...

  2. When justice has to be observed

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is nothing unusual about the legislative process in Australia: politicians make the laws and police and the courts ensure they are followed. Public confidence in the system rests ... in Britain in June. A mobile phone SIM card he gave one before moving to Australia to work last year linked him to the plot. Arrested last month under Australia's anti-terrorism laws, he ...

  3. Politics of Islam Down Under

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Australia policy were discarded by a Labor government in 1973, the country has chosen immigrants on a non-discriminatory basis. Far from trying to shore up an Anglo-Celtic majority heritage, ... Michael Richardson One reason why Australia's Labor party has overtaken the centre-right coalition of Prime Minister John Howard in recent opinion polls was the release ...

  4. Sino-Russian pact lacks trust, experts say

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... He said the mainland would not form an alliance with Russia in the way that the United States had with countries such as Japan and Australia, because Moscow was uneasy about China's rise. 'Some people in Russia are unhappy about the great number of illegal immigrants from China,' Mr Chang said. 'The Russian leadership is also worried about China's ...

  5. The detainees nobody wants

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... even some US allies are wary of resettling any of the 60 Guantanamo detainees scheduled for release. Australia has twice refused a request from Washington to take a small group, reportedly Muslim Uygurs whom Beijing has said are terrorist suspects. There are 17 Uygurs in Guantanamo. China is a key trading partner of Australia and Beijing has reportedly warned Canberra not to take ...



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