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US warning against Chinese drone technology monitoring Australian airports
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US warning against Chinese drone technology monitoring Australian airports

The counter drone measures come in the wake of the chaos caused at London's Gatwick airport before Christmas.

  • by Latika Bourke

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Huawei, Cold War and the choice Australia doesn't want to make
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Huawei, Cold War and the choice Australia doesn't want to make

Defence Minister Christopher Pyne is expected to use a speech in Singapore on Monday to warn that the world can't afford to be divided into Cold War blocs.

  • by Kirsty Needham
'To those that much is given, much is expected': Pyne asks China to obey rules
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'To those that much is given, much is expected': Pyne asks China to obey rules

The Defence Minister said China's actions in the South China Sea had hurt the country's image.

  • by Fergus Hunter
China confirms detention of Australian blogger Yang Hengjun
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China confirms detention of Australian blogger Yang Hengjun

It is understood ten agents swooped on the Chinese-Australian man soon after he stepped off the plane in Guangzhou.

  • by Nick McKenzie, Fergus Hunter & Kirsty Needham
Georgia man arrested in plot to attack White House: security officials
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Georgia man arrested in plot to attack White House: security officials

The 21-year-old was arrested in a sting after he traded his car for weapons.

Human rights watchdog blasts latest changes to citizenship laws for terrorists
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Human rights watchdog blasts latest changes to citizenship laws for terrorists

The Australian Human Rights Commission warned that the government risked breaching Australia’s obligation not to make people stateless.

  • by David Wroe
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We need the Five Eyes spy network, but with oversight
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We need the Five Eyes spy network, but with oversight

Once cloaked in secrecy, this Anglosphere intelligence alliance is out and proud.

  • by Richard McGregor
Dutton's citizenship case against terrorist Prakash shredded
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Dutton's citizenship case against terrorist Prakash shredded

Fiji’s top immigration official has confirmed categorically that Islamic State fighter Neil Prakash is not a Fijian national, meaning the Morrison government’s stripping of Prakash’s Australian citizenship is not lawful.

  • by David Wroe
Unwanted man: Prakash decision a many-layered headache for Canberra
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Unwanted man: Prakash decision a many-layered headache for Canberra

When Fiji declared that Neil Prakash was not one of its citizens, concerns over Australia's 2015 law on stripping citizenship were brought into sharp relief.

  • by David Wroe
Prakash citizenship revocation could jeopardise extradition chances, says Law Council
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Prakash citizenship revocation could jeopardise extradition chances, says Law Council

Australia’s peak body for lawyers says the “premature” announcement that Islamic State member Neil Prakash has been stripped of his citizenship could jeopardise efforts to see him face justice in Australia.

  • by David Wroe
Peter Dutton insists undisclosed legal advice shows terrorist Neil Prakash is Fijian citizen
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Peter Dutton insists undisclosed legal advice shows terrorist Neil Prakash is Fijian citizen

The Home Affairs Minister insists the revocation of Neil Prakash’s citizenship is legally sound because he is also a Fijian national but has refused to detail the supporting legal advice.

  • by David Wroe