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Australia weighs threat of Isis on home soil
Australia weighs threat of Isis on home soil

The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has…

Aus to follow US on terrorism

Australians woke today with a sobering realisation of how close we came to one or more of our own, on our soil, being abducted…

British hostage in new Isis video

The Islamic State group released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists.

Australian leaders in new terror plot

Security at Australia's Parliament is being ramped up amid reports of a planned terrorist attack, just a day after a beheading…

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15 children die in Syria after measles vaccine

Activists say 15 children in rebel-held parts of Syria died after they were given a measles vaccine and went into 'severe…

Full commitment waiting for UN nod

Australian special forces and aircraft will not be sent into Iraq until the Cabinet considers a risk assessment and the…

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Haste over Iraq unsettling
Haste over Iraq unsettling

Like a classroom swot with his hand permanently in the air, Tony Abbott has moved with unseemly haste to commit Australian…

Terror plot accused a small-time actor
Terror plot accused a small-time actor

Sydney man arrested in Australia's largest counterterrorism operation allegedly conspired with Australia's most senior Islamist…

Hostage's brother: 'Muslim faith not to blame'
Hostage's brother: 'Muslim faith not to blame'

The brother of British hostage David Haines murdered by Islamist militants has issued a tearful video statement about growing…

How great is the threat posed by the Islamic State?
How great is the threat posed by the Islamic State?

Hours before President Obama announced a new U.S. military offensive against the Islamic State, one of his top counter­terrorism…

Terrorism

'An act of pure evil'
'An act of pure evil'

Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed Britain would do all in its power to bring the killers to justice…

Welfare cut for terror suspects

Welfare payments will be stripped from people in Australia suspected of supporting terrorism.

45 Fijian peacekeepers released in Syria

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian militants released all 45 Fijian peacekeepers they had held captive for two weeks.

Obama orders air strikes in Syria

President Barack Obama authorised US airstrikes inside Syria for the first time on Wednesday night.

Isis gets rich on the economy of terror
Isis gets rich on the economy of terror

Few experts disagree with David Cameron and Barack Obama's assertion that by paying ransoms Western…

Paul Thomas: Why a single death horrifies us more than wholesale slaughter

Joseph Stalin probably never said "the death of one man is a tragedy; the death of a million is a statistic". But the widespread…

Prince 'heartbroken' by Christians' fate

The Prince of Wales has written an impassioned letter to Christians in Iraq speaking of his "heartbreak" at their suffering…

Iraqi soldier 'played dead' to survive

An Iraqi soldier survived a mass execution carried out by Islamic State militants (Isis) by dropping to the floor and pretending…

British aid worker new Isis target

A Briton will be the next hostage murdered by Islamist terrorists, the British extremist known as "Jihadi John" threatened…

Second US journalist hostage beheaded
Second US journalist hostage beheaded

"I'm back Obama," says the man in a new internet video released before a second US journalist held hostage…

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