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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia deploys new counterterrorism units at airports

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

    ... threat created by homegrown extremists who travel to Syria and Iraq to fight. Australia and the United States will raise at the United Nations General Assembly in September the need ... counterterrorism units have been working at Australia’s two largest airports since last week and had already intercepted a person of interest, the prime minister said on Wednesday. Tony Abbott said ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

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

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Canberra upgrades warning over domestic threat from Islamic State supporters to the second highest level on a four tier scale The Australian government on Friday elevated its terrorism threat level to the second highest warning in response to the domestic threat posed by Islamic State movement supporters. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian judge backs Canberra's hard line on immigration

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... Hospital last year after his mother, from Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority, was transferred to Australia from the Pacific state of Nauru due to concerns about her pregnancy. Since July ...

  4. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... in nine villages in Victoria state, and starts a project every 12 to 18 months. That was not enough, said chief executive James Kelly. "The market's so huge in terms of the emerging baby ... South Wales and Queensland states over the past two years, and is buying about one a month. So the cheaper option, as home prices rose, was driving demand, he said. Home values jumped 9.3 per ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police shoot dead teenage terror suspect after two officers stabbed

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:05am

    ... countries taking part in the US-led coalition against the jihadists. Australia was singled out, along with the United States, Canada and France. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Canberra ... have shot dead a “known terror suspect” who stabbed two officers, a day after the Islamic State group called for Muslims to indiscriminately kill Australians, officials said on Wednesday. ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to prohibit secret service torture of terrorism suspects

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

    ... has been studying Australian counterterrorism laws for several years, said some went too far. He said the United States and Britain both had a higher terrorism threats than Australia, ... One man was charged with conspiring with an Islamic State movement leader in Syria to kidnap and behead a randomly selected person in Sydney. He remains in custody. Another three men were held ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... to climate change is: that's mining coal for export." The Queensland Resources Council, which represents the mining industry, said it backed the state government's plans to improve ...

  8. 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

    ... that the conflict that toppled Saddam Hussein’s regime is the main reason for the emergence of Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and neighbouring Syria. Howard, prime minister from 1996 to 2007, said ... created Islamic State. “So much of the Islamic State operation comes out of what is occurring in Syria and to suggest that it’s purely or predominately a result of what happened in Iraq in 2003 ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

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

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

    ... linked to the Islamic State group to behead a random member of the public. “There is chatter, there has been chatter, amongst these networks, of targeting government people. There is no doubt ... we are in the process of putting the Australian Federal Police in charge, not just of external security, but also of internal security in Parliament House.” US Secretary of State John Kerry ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian hospital treats suspected Ebola case

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:59am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland state by paramedics wearing full protective gear. He returned from West Africa two days ago and has been seriously ill since. Gold Coast ...




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