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Federal police carry out raids against 'people smugglers': report

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Thomas O'Byrne and Megan Levy Federal police are reportedly conducting a major crackdown against alleged people smugglers with arrests expected to be made across Australia on Thursday morning.

Federal police spying on phone and internet records

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David Wroe Federal police are obtaining phone and internet records without warrants nearly 1000 times a week.

Federal police close net on child pornographers

Federal police are closing the net on child pornographers.

Dan Oakes More than 100 Australians arrested for child pornography offences in the past six months.

Federal police fire 'beanbag' rounds

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Tim Lester Federal police confirm shooting ''beanbag'' rounds at Christmas Island detainees to quell protests.

New rules 'window dressing', say federal police

Dylan Welch GUIDELINES supposed to prevent the federal police putting Australians at risk of overseas death penalties are actually window dressing that could allow a repeat of the Bali nine case.

Two Australian men wanted for questioning over Reza Berati's death on Manus Island

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Michael Gordon, David Wroe Police investigating the brutal killing of Reza Barati on Manus Island have for the first time been given graphic statements from the asylum seekers who witnessed the slaying, as two Australians...

Officials can meet with Jemaah Islamiah offshoot despite links to terrorism

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Phillip Dorling Australian officials have been secretly authorised to hold talks with an offshoot of the Jemaah Islamiah terrorist group, despite the organisation being subject to US and United Nations sanctions...

Asylum seekers give police details of Manus slaying

Peter* (not his real name), was a witness on the Sunday night disturbance at the detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea on Tuesday 25 March 2014.
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(Photo to go with Michael Gordon's feature on Manus Island)

Michael Gordon and David Wroe Police investigating the killing of Reza Barati have for the first time been given graphic statements from witnesses, with two Australians emerging as suspects.

Reza Barati murder: AFP turns down PNG plea for help to interview witnesses

David Wroe The Australian Federal Police has refused a request from Papua New Guinea for an officer to help interview witnesses to the killing of asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island in February.

PNG request for police help on Manus Island denied

David Wroe The Australian Federal Police refused a request from Papua New Guinea for an officer to help interview witnesses to the killing of asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.

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ASIC to quiz Leighton witnesses over bribery accusations

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Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker Australia's corporate watchdog is preparing to use its Star Chamber powers to quiz witnesses and suspects over possible corporate offences arising from allegations that Leighton Holdings paid...

Indonesian officials paid to guard mines

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Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie Infrastructure and mining giant Thiess may have breached Australian bribery laws by paying Indonesian police and military officials in return for security at its mines.

Warrants to raid Seven over Schapelle Corby interview deemed invalid

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Paul Bibby Clerical error blamed as search warrants used by the Australian Federal Police summarily quashed.

'Catch 22' for Olympian's daughter diagnosed with rare cancer

Chris Wilson His two-year-old daughter Indie Rose is so fragile, Jai Taurima’s lips leave a bruise with just the softest of kisses to her forehead.

Former policeman lied about his drug taking to Police Integrity Commission

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Rachel Olding A former top policeman who took drugs with other officers lied about it to the Police Integrity Commission because he was suffering from depression and anxiety, a court has heard.

AFP drops investigation into Seven Network's Schapelle Corby interview

Decision does not mean that the original concerns that initiated the investigation were not well founded, AFP says.

Australian soldier killed in Syria's civil war: report

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Steve Lillebuen An Australian soldier has been reportedly killed overseas while fighting for Syrian rebels.

Child bride? No, these secret marriages are child abuse

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Emma Partridge Cases like that of the 12-year-old girl who was married to an adult male are all too common.

Seven West Media sues police for raids over link to Schapelle Corby

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Nick Ralston Seven West Media is suing the Australian Federal Police over raids officers carried out at its Sydney offices over a possible deal with Schapelle Corby.

Police raid offices of Seven, New Idea in search of evidence of media deal with Schapelle Corby

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Rachel Olding It required more than 30 police officers, eight squad cars and at least four search warrants but Channel Seven insists there is nothing to see.