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Australian laws to criminalize travel to terror hotspots

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Tougher counter-terror laws to be introduced to Australia’s parliament Wednesday would make it a crime to travel to places considered terror hotspots, punishable by up to 10 years’ jail.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US, ‘partners’ launch air strikes on IS jihadists in Syria

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The United States and its “partners” early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, where tens of thousands of people have fled to neighbouring Turkey as the jihadists advanced on a key border town.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Thousands flee as IS fighters close in on Syria border town

Turkish security forces use teargas and water cannons to disperse protesting local people as several hundred Syrian refugees wait, at the border in Suruc, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Islamic State militants closed in on Syria's third-largest Kurdish town on Sunday as tens of thousands fled in terror across the border into Turkey.  AP PHOTO/BURHAN OZBILICI

Islamic State militants closed in on Syria’s third-largest Kurdish town on Sunday as tens of thousands fled in terror across the border into Turkey.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7 police dead in Colombia ambush

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At least seven police officers were killed and seven wounded when gunmen from the FARC rebel group ambushed their convoy Tuesday in remote northwestern Colombia, officials said.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Australia commits 600 troops, planes to anti-IS campaign

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday Australia would deploy 600 troops to the United Arab Emirates to join the US-led international coalition gearing up for war against Islamic State jihadists.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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