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Latest Australian anti-terrorism legislation Stories

2006-02-02 22:39:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to provide a second brief extension of expiring provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act won final congressional approval on Thursday and President Bush was expected to swiftly sign it into law.

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.

2005-07-22 03:36:41

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian leaders have proposed new anti-terror laws similar to those planned in Britain after the London bombings, including making it a criminal offense to train in "terrorist techniques" abroad.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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