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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

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Julie Bishop says Australians who have travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside radical militants pose a terrorist threat if they return home Around 150 Australians have fought with radical militants in Syria and Iraq, raising fears of a terrorist threat to Australia if the fighters return home, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday. Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536096/foreign-minister-says-150-australians-are-fighting-syria-iraq
  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 ... is trained killers – who hate our way of life, who hate us – making mischief with the potential to cause mayhem in our country.” Abbott said more than 100 Australians had travelled to Syria and Iraq, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536824/australia-sends-troops-protect-baghdad-embassy
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Security 'breakdown' let terrorist Khaled Sharrouf escape Australia

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

    ... of a convicted terrorist through Sydney Airport to join the conflict in Syria. New South Wales state Premier Barry O'Farrell expressed concern after media reports that Khaled Sharrouf, who served ... brother's passport and was now believed to be in Syria. "I have to say, I think that immigration and the federal police and customs have been doing a magnificent job," O'Farrell said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424924/security-breakdown-let-terrorist-khaled-sharrouf-escape-australia
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM denies closer ties with Japan will hurt China relations after Abe visit

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Keen to maintain good relations with regional rivals Japan and China, Australian prime minister denies deals with Tokyo will cause conflict in Beijing relations Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday Australia’s closer ties with Tokyo would not hurt relations with China after a successful and productive visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550920/australia-pm-denies-closer-ties-japan-will-hurt-china-relations-after-abe
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott vows Australia’s focus will be Asia

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 10:41am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... turned on incumbent Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. The conservative Abbott, whose diplomatic credentials came under fire this week after he said the Syria conflict was “baddies versus baddies”, ... country to Australia,” he said. Abbott’s foreign policy credentials have been criticised during the election campaign, culminating this week when he said the escalating Syria conflict “is ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1303096/abbott-vows-australias-focus-will-be-asia
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s Rudd ridicules Abbott’s ‘baddies v baddies’ remarks

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... Rudd While Abbott is on track for victory, his diplomatic credentials are being increasingly questioned after he said on Sunday the escalating Syria conflict “is not goodies versus baddies, ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Monday likened rival Tony Abbott’s “baddies versus baddies” comments on Syria to a children’s game of “Cowboys ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1301904/australias-rudd-ridicules-abbotts-baddies-v-baddies-remarks
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian election: Abbott on course for big win but Rudd refuses to give up

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "priorities, judgment and temperament" in his speech, after the opposition leader described the conflict in Syria as "baddies versus baddies" in a television interview yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1301255/australian-election-abbott-course-big-win-rudd-refuses-give
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco criticises Australia’s decision to allow dredging of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... and the transfer of decision-making powers from the federal government to the Queensland government. "Given the range of significant threats affecting the property and the conflicting information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502710/unesco-criticises-australias-decision-allow-dredging-great-barrier-reef
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Police raid Australia media offices to block tell-all interview with Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by AP and AFP

    ... brought the Corby family in conflict with the proceeds of crime act. In 2007, a court in her home state of Queensland ordered Corby, her sister Mercedes and Mercedes’ Indonesian husband Wayan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430267/police-raid-australia-media-offices-block-tell-all-interview-schapelle
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Schapelle Corby, the drug mule whose story captivated millions in Australia

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... to comment. It did issue a news bulletin that cited a Corby family statement calling the reported sums ridiculous. The telling of her story has already brought the Corby family into conflict ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1428527/schapelle-corby-drug-mule-whose-story-captivated-millions-australia

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