Latest Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Stories

2005-11-02 20:17:51

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian government warning about a possible "terrorist threat" was prompted by fears that home-grown extremists were moving closer to attacks in Sydney and Melbourne, local media reported on Thursday.

2005-11-02 00:35:35

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia has received specific information about a possible "terrorist threat" to the country, Prime Minister John Howard said on Wednesday, but Australia's medium security alert remained unchanged. A staunch U.S.

2005-09-15 22:37:04

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A U.S. peace activist has been expelled from Australia over security concerns and handed an A$11,700 ($8,982) bill to cover his detention and deportation costs.

2005-08-08 01:29:46

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Foreign troops must aim to withdraw from Iraq by the end of next year to remove one of the biggest focal points for militant groups, former Australian defense force chief General Peter Cosgrove said.

2005-07-09 21:36:38

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard announced a reshuffle of his key intelligence and security staff on Sunday, including the appointment of a foreign affairs specialist as the head of the nation's chief spy agency.

2005-06-28 07:05:54

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian anti-terror officials haveraided homes in major cities for the second time in a week,officials said on Tuesday, but refused to comment on reportsthe raids involved Islamic extremists and plots to attacklandmarks.

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