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India and Australia condemn woman killin...

India and Australia condemn woman killing in Sydney

India’s foreign ministry has said it has taken up the murder of an Indian woman in a Sydney park with the premier of New South Wales. Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, died in a stabbing attack while speaking to her husband in India on the phone on Saturday evening, reports said. Ms Kumar, an info-tech... read more »

G20 global infrastructure hub set for Au...

G20 global infrastructure hub set for Australia

A global infrastructure hub proposed by G20 nations to help strengthen economic growth will be based in Sydney and funded by Australia, a report said on Monday. The Group of 20 of the world’s biggest developed and emerging economies agreed in September that a Global Infrastructure Initiative... read more »

Arrest in Islamic school knife incident

Arrest in Islamic school knife incident

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested and charged after allegedly walking into an Islamic school armed with a knife in Sydney’s southwest. THE man allegedly entered Al-Faisal College in Minto just after 2pm on Thursday, asked if it was a “Muslim school” and spoke to a female... read more »

Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror In...

Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror Initiatives

Australia—After Australian police last week said that they foiled an imminent Islamic State-linked plot to behead members of the public in central Sydney, Prime Minister Tony Abbott promised the country would emerge stronger from the terrorism scare. However, a push for new antiterror laws and... read more »

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Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror Initiatives

Australia—After Australian police last week said that they foiled an imminent Islamic State-linked plot to behead members of the public in central Sydney, Prime Minister Tony Abbott... read more »

Australian Police Kill ‘Known Terror Suspect’

Australian police have shot and killed a “known terror suspect” after he stabbed two officers outside a police station in Melbourne. The 18-year-old attacked the officers with a... read more »

Indonesia's President Slams Australia's Abbott over Spying Claims

Public beheading fears: Tony Abbott confirms police believed terrorists planned ‘dem...

Fairfax Media understands police will allege that the suspects were planning to snatch and behead a random member of the public, then drape them in the flag of the Islamic State, also known... read more »

Police Arrest 2 Men on Terror Charges in Australia

The 31-year-old brother of Australia’s first suicide bomber is among two men arrested following an Australian Federal Police raid on an Islamic book store south of Brisbane. Omar... read more »

Indonesia's President Slams Australia's Abbott over Spying Claims

Australia ramps up sanctions against Russia

Australia has ratcheted up sanctions against Russia in line with the United States and European Union in response to Russian soldiers openly violating Ukraine sovereignty. Prime Minister Tony Abbott... read more »