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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Protesters target tax dodgers ahead of Group of 20 summit in Brisbane

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 07:22am by AFP

    ... on November 15 and 16 in the Queensland state capital, and about 6,000 police will patrol the area. A G20 exclusion zone in central Brisbane came into effect yesterday. An Australian intelligence ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia's ex-PM Howard ‘embarrassed’ by Iraq war dossier on weapons of mass destruction

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... leader John Howard has said he was embarrassed that the US intelligence on weapons of mass destruction he used to justify sending troops to Iraq in 2003 proved to be unfounded. But he denied ... in the American national intelligence assessment late in November 2002,” he told the Seven Network in an interview late on Sunday. “I felt embarrassed and I did my best to explain... that it wasn’t ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New counterterrorism law targets leakers, not reporters: Australian attorney-general

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 11:31am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... discloses information that relates to a “special intelligence operation.” The attorney general decides which operations fit that perpetually secret category. Journalists and rights groups have ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia enhances parliamentary security in wake of Canada terror attack

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Canberra

    ... intelligence of a possible threat to this parliament,” the Australian leader said. “I do want to assure the Australian people that this government will do everything we humanly can to keep our country ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:08pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... the increase from “medium” to “high” on a four-tier scale on the advice of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation. The domestic spy agency’s Director-General David Irvine said the terrorist ... is intelligence that there are people with the intent and the capability to mount attacks.” Tony Abbott “I want to stress that this does not mean that a terror attack is imminent,” Abbott told reporters. ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to prohibit secret service torture of terrorism suspects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... planned to indemnify Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) officers against all criminal offences committed in the course of their undercover work except for homicide, causing ... Brandis said. “I’ve decided to add an explicit prohibition in relation to torture in so far as concerns special intelligence operations,” Brandis told reporters. “I want to stress ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM cites ‘chatter’ over attacks on government, parliament

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:03pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Tony Abbott says intelligence sources picked up information outlining proposed attack on Australian politicians or government buildings prior to ant-terrorism raids on Thursday Intelligence “chatter” has revealed that militants plan to attack Australian politicians and government buildings, Australia’s prime minister said on Friday, a day after hundreds of police ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police shoot dead teenage terror suspect after two officers stabbed

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:05am

    ... that killed him, police said. “I can advise that the person in question was a known terror suspect who was a person of interest to law enforcement and intelligence agencies,” Justice Minister Michael ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia deploys new counterterrorism units at airports

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:25pm by AP

    ... intelligence and law enforcement agencies cope with the scores of Australians who return home after committing terrorist acts overseas. Some Islamic leaders argue Muslims, a minority of 500,000 in Australia’s population of 23 million, were being unfairly targeted. David Irvine, director general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, Australia’s top spy agency, told the National ...

  10. 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

    ... was “deeply concerned” about the threat Australian fighters could pose when they returned home, adding she had cancelled a number of passports on the advice of intelligence agencies. “Our focus ...




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