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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

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

    ... suicide bomber candidates as well as providing funds and equipment, the government said. Abbott said more than 20 Australian fighters had already returned from Middle Eastern battlefields. ... in the Middle East. The government warns that the Islamic State movement poses an unprecedented domestic terrorism threat. Australia will introduce tough counterterrorism laws in Parliament this month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590828/australia-elevates-terrorism-threat-second-highest-level
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Survivors of Australian bush fire win HK$3.6 billion in class action settlement

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:13pm by AP

    ... in a class action settlement reached yesterday, the largest such compensation in the nation's history. The fire, which killed 119 people, was the biggest in a series of blazes that tore through the southern state of Victoria in 2009, leaving 173 people dead and destroying more than 2,000 homes in just over a single day. More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554901/survivors-australian-bush-fire-win-hk36-billion-class-action-settlement
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia deploys new counterterrorism units at airports

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

    ... for governments to cooperate against the common threat. Abbott conceded this month that the nation’s border security was not good enough after a second suspected jihadist flew to the Middle East using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581199/australia-deploys-new-counterterrorism-units-airports
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott warns of home-grown terror, says migrants must be on ‘Team Australia’

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... such as Iraq and Syria and easier to arrest them on their return. "We've got a serious problem of radicalised people going to the Middle East to fight with terrorist groups," he told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576177/abbott-warns-home-grown-terror-says-migrants-must-be-team-australia
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... and the trade with the 'middle kingdom', with China," Mike Owen, a member of the expedition, told Australia's ABC TV this week. Past Masters, based in Darwin, posted an image ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pro-Palestine gang 'threatens to kill' Jewish children on school bus in Australia

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:38am by AP

    ... on in the Middle East, but the conflict in the Middle East should not be imported here- we are now feeling very vulnerable," Stanton said. She said the teens kicked the bus door and windows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568165/pro-palestine-gang-threatens-kill-jewish-children-school-bus-australia
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Record US$470m settlement reached in Australia wildfire lawsuit

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity provider SP AusNet, arguing the company was negligent because it hadn’t maintained its power lines, which sparked the fire Survivors of one of Australia’s deadliest wildfires are to be awarded nearly A$500 million (US$470 million) in a class action settlement reached on Tuesday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554794/record-us470m-settlement-reached-australia-wildfire-lawsuit
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign minister says 150 Australians are fighting in Syria, Iraq

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

    ... can to identify them,” Bishop said. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australian citizens suspected of fighting in the Middle East would be kept under surveillance if they returned. “We ... conflict has attracted Australian fighters like no other Middle Eastern crisis before it. Lebanese-Australians have been overrepresented in jihadist violence both in Australia and Lebanon. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536096/foreign-minister-says-150-australians-are-fighting-syria-iraq
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... with a recommendation in a recent National Commission of Audit commissioned by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government. The agency, which is expected to be up and running by the middle of next year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508537/australia-finds-half-asylum-seekers-held-papua-new-guinea-camp-genuine
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Darryn Lyons: paparazzo, reality TV star, now mayor of Geelong, Australia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... the youngest of three children to a middle-class family in Geelong, Lyons began working as a photographer for local newspapers straight out of school. In 1988, Lyons says, he arrived in London ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1442052/darryn-lyons-paparazzo-reality-tv-star-now-mayor-geelong-australia

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