Latest Terrorism in Australia Stories

2006-08-26 02:03:23

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has received assurances the United States will not seek the death penalty for Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks if it brings new charges against him, Attorney General Philip Ruddock said on Saturday.

2006-08-22 22:40:48

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A Pakistan-born Australian architect was jailed for 20 years on Wednesday for planning bomb attacks in Sydney, a court official said.

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.

2006-08-15 00:17:12

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks should face new charges before a U.S. military tribunal by November or be returned home, the Australian government said on Tuesday. Lawyers for Hicks, who has been held at the U.S.

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.

2006-04-24 04:46:50

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian architect facing terrorism charges was planning to bomb either the nation's electricity grid or defense installations in Sydney, prosecutors told a court on Monday.

2006-03-31 21:55:13

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police have arrested and charged three men with alleged links with a terrorist organization after counter-terrorism teams swooped on Melbourne's northern suburbs, a top policeman said on Saturday.

2006-02-27 02:52:56

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian man who became the first to be found guilty under tough new anti-terrorism laws is to appeal against his conviction on charges of receiving funds from an associate of Osama bin Laden, his lawyer said on Monday.

2006-02-25 23:13:50

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A jury has found an Australian man guilty of receiving $3,500 and a plane ticket from al Qaeda, the first Australian to be convicted under the country's new tough anti-terrorism laws, local media reported on Sunday.

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.

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