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2006-08-18 03:57:30

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The first Australian jailed under tough new anti-terrorism laws had his conviction quashed on Friday when an appeal court ruled a police interview given while under arrest in Pakistan was inadmissible, a court official said.

2006-06-28 09:50:03

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's High Court ruled on Wednesday that "control orders" confining six terrorism suspects to partial house arrest breached their human rights, throwing out a key plank of Prime Minister Tony Blair's security policy.

2006-06-27 02:50:02

LONDON (Reuters) - Police arrested two men on Tuesday under anti-terrorism laws during a series of raids in northern England, a spokeswoman said. The operation in Manchester "is targeting individuals suspected of possession of information that could be used for a terrorist purpose," she added.

2006-05-17 03:25:09

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian architect charged with planning to bomb either the nation's electricity grid or defense installations in Sydney, rejected the charges on Wednesday, telling a court he was not a terrorist.

2006-02-02 12:11:46

By Astrid Zweynert LONDON (Reuters) - Britain faces a "real and present" danger of new terrorist attacks, including suicide bombings, a government watchdog said on Thursday.

2005-12-12 02:45:08

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian charged with plotting to bomb Sydney's electricity grid and defense sites had his pre-trial hearing adjourned on Monday while the government and court decides how much evidence will be kept secret.

2005-11-09 02:04:18

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is pushing ahead with tough new anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday despite Muslim and civil liberties leaders questioning their necessity a day after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning a terrorist attack.

2005-11-08 22:38:38

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is pushing ahead with tough new anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday despite Muslim and civil liberties leaders questioning their necessity a day after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning a terrorist attack.

2005-11-08 18:48:32

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Howard reassured Australia's Muslims on Wednesday that they were not the target of planned tough new anti-terrorism laws after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning terrorist attacks.


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