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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.

2005-11-03 23:23:01

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Sydney's harbor bridge and Opera House are among a range of possible targets linked to intelligence about potential terror attacks in Australia, newspapers said on Friday.

2005-11-02 22:12:54

By James Grubel CANBERRA (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 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.

2005-10-29 23:52:06

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government is committed to having tough new anti-terror laws in operation before Christmas, well before the Commonwealth Games start in Melbourne in March, Prime Minister John Howard said on Sunday.

2005-10-20 01:16:53

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Shoot-to-kill provisions of new anti-terror laws in Australia are likely be watered down after state leaders on Thursday warned they could lead to a repeat of the wrongful police shooting of a Brazilian man in London.

2005-10-16 22:34:28

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's tough new security laws planned after the July London bombings may be watered down after a number of key political leaders called on Monday for more debate, worried the measures are being rushed.

2005-10-08 06:29:13

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A bomb squad declared as safe a van abandoned on a road leading from Australia's Parliament House to Prime Minister John Howard's Canberra, police said on Saturday.

2005-10-02 11:12:15

By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - World leaders offered support to Indonesia on Sunday and called for swift justice, a day after coordinated bombings killed as many as 26 people and wounded 122 on the holiday island of Bali.


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