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Australian Police Detain 15 to Prevent Attack Plot
World  (tags: Australia, terrorism attempt, violence, Islamic State group Nusra Front )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - news.msn.com
In court documents, Azari was accused of conspiring with Baryalei and others between May and September of this year to prepare for a terrorist attack. Allnutt said the charge stemmed from the interception of a phone call a couple days ago.
Terror Raids: Recruiter Mohammad Baryalei Behind Islamic State Plot to Murder Australians, Police Say Read More: Http://Www.Smh
World  (tags: Australia, Islamic terror )

Stan
- 4 days ago - smh.com.au
They swooped amid fears for the public's safety after Baryalei allegedly spoke by phone with Omarjan Azari on Tuesday to discuss a plan to kidnap and murder - presumably by beheading - a random person on camera, the footage of which would then be posted..
Australia Foils Islamic State Terror Plot to Commit Lee Rigby-Style Murders (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIL, Australia, terrorism, plot, crime, government, conflict, violence, world, freedoms, news, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Security forces in Australia have prevented an alleged Islamic State plot to carry out a filmed beheading of a random person in Sydney "within days" as part of a series of gruesome public executions.
Australia: Sydney Hospital Evacuated Due to Fear of Terror Attack
World  (tags: Australia, terrorists, terrorism, ISIS, Muslims, Islam, hospitals, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, society, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 7 days ago - jerusalemonline.com
After the Australian government raised the terror alert level out of the fear that ISIS will implement terror attacks within the country, the Sydney Police evacuated four hospitals after the warnings were received. The alert level was raised due to the
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
Stop The TPP And TTIP - Petition
World  (tags: TPP, TTIP, Australia, Canada, Philip Morris, Eli Lilly, Petition )

Dandelion
- 48 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Australia for billions of dollars in lost profits because the government took action to reduce teenage smoking. Eli Lilly is suing Canada, just because Canada has laws to keep essential drugs affordable.
New Climate Models Predict An Australian Forever-Drought
World  (tags: Australia, weather, science, study, drought, chronic dryness, environment, climate change )

Carrie
- 70 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
A new NOAA study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, applies a recently developed global climate model to the Australian situation, evaluating both the likely causes of the chronic dryness and the likely future of the region's climate.
Seeking Refuge Is a Human Right ACTION
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, human rights, world, Australia, New Guinea, freedoms, conflict )

Nancy
- 76 days ago - amnesty.org.nz
Almost half the Syrian population has fled the war crimes, crimes against humanity and other abuses taking place across Syria.
Shut Down Manus Island
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', care2 petition, refugees, australia )

Rose
- 78 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last week, riots erupted at the immigrant detention facility on Manus Island. After prisoners were told that they had no hope of ever getting to Australia, they protested. What happened next is uncertain
Success: United Nations Protects Ancient Tasmanian Rainforest in Australia - Via Force Change
World  (tags: United Nations, Tasmania, Australia, Rainforest, Conservation, Ethics, Good News, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently rejected an attempt by the Australian government to allow logging in a ancient pristine Tasmanian rainforest that has been declared a World Heritage Area.
Canada and Australia: Working Together to Thwart Action on Climate
World  (tags: Canada, Stephen Harper, Australia, Tony Abbott, Climate Denial, Regressive Politicians, Corporate Agenda )

Brian
- 101 days ago - greenpeace.org
"Our world doesn't need more climate denial and it doesn't need more regressive politicians who would rather accelerate the problem than fix it."
UPDATE 2-Australian Organic Farmer Loses Landmark GMO Contamination Case
World  (tags: Australia, GMO, #BanGMO, GMO Contamination, Lawsuit, Organic Farmer, Monsanto, Round Up Ready, Canola )

Brian
- 117 days ago - reuters.com
"An organic farmer in Western Australia lost his bid to claim damages from a neighbour after genetically modified (GMO) canola seed heads blew on to his property, causing him to lose his licence as an organic grower."
First Australians Ever to Have Been Killed By the US Drone Program
World  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Dirty Wars, Christopher Havard, Darryl Jones, New Zealand, Australia, USA, drones )

Dandelion
- 118 days ago - abc.net.au
Jeremy Scahill is the national security correspondent for The Nation and author of the book Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, which deals with the US drone program. Australia seems to be in compliance despite fact they don't have death penalty.
11 Things Americans Get Wrong About Australia
World  (tags: Australia, popular myths, society, Society and Culture, world )

Cal
- 242 days ago - alternet.org
Fosters is not Australian for beer, forget the "shrimp" on the barbie...but the dingo really did eat the baby.
Australia Heatwave Prompts Fire Alerts
World  (tags: Australia, heatwave, wild fires, crisis, emergency, record heat, heatstroke, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 244 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"South-east Australia has been hit with extreme hot weather, with temperatures of over 40C (104F) in some areas, and several bushfire warnings in place."
 

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