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Australia's far-right moves to shadowy messaging service amid crackdown on digital giants

Australia's far-right moves to shadowy messaging service amid crackdown on digital giants

Movement to Gab raises questions about whether the government clampdown on major tech giants goes far enough.

  • by Max Koslowski

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'It does trouble me': Sadiq Khan takes veiled swipe at Trump after Christchurch attacks
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'It does trouble me': Sadiq Khan takes veiled swipe at Trump after Christchurch attacks

Sadiq Khan says political leaders should stop normalising far-right extremism.

  • by Latika Bourke
Perth Muslim family targeted in hate crime in wake of Christchurch massacre
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Perth Muslim family targeted in hate crime in wake of Christchurch massacre

A Perth Muslim family's car was spray-painted with racist and hateful messages overnight.

  • by staff writers
'The Great Replacement': an idea now at the heart of Europe's politics
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'The Great Replacement': an idea now at the heart of Europe's politics

The extremist right wing political creed espoused by alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant is resonating through Europe – and beyond.

  • by Nick Miller
Global solution needed to dam the flow of online hate
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Global solution needed to dam the flow of online hate

The ingenuity that brought us these incredible tools can be turned to ensuring the dream of open communication does not turn into nightmare of viral violence.

Taliban seize 150 Afghan soldiers capping two-week onslaught
Afghanistan

Taliban seize 150 Afghan soldiers capping two-week onslaught

The latest capture was perhaps the biggest setback for the Afghan security forces since a Taliban offensive in August in the south-eastern city of Ghazni.

  • by Najim Rahim and Rod Nordland
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Scott Morrison warns against 'shouting from the fringes'
Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison warns against 'shouting from the fringes'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison called for a calmer approach to public debate to counter the “shouting from the fringes”.

  • by David Crowe
The internet: optimised for hate, terror and chaos
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The internet: optimised for hate, terror and chaos

Perhaps more than any other evil act of our time, the Christchurch attack was born of the internet and engineered to exploit its obvious vulnerabilities.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Christchurch shooting: Police presence beefed up at Victorian mosques
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Christchurch shooting: Police presence beefed up at Victorian mosques

Police patrols have been increased at mosques and Islamic community events in Victoria after the massacre in Christchurch on Friday, as faith leaders condemn the attack.

  • by Paul Sakkal
Rouhani calls on Pakistan to act against group behind border attack
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Rouhani calls on Pakistan to act against group behind border attack

A suicide bomber killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards in mid-February, part of a rise in attacks by militants from the Sunni Muslim minority.

Extremists in second fatal attack on Congo Ebola treatment centre

Extremists in second fatal attack on Congo Ebola treatment centre

The early-morning attack in Butembo came less than a week after the treatment centre reopened following an attack last month.