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Doomed plan: Four would-be 'tinnie terrorists' jailed over sail plot

Doomed plan: Four would-be 'tinnie terrorists' jailed over sail plot

Four of the six men who have pleaded guilty over a plan to sail in a small boat from Australia to the Philippines in the name of shariah law have been jailed.

  • by Adam Cooper

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Islamic State bride Shamima Begum stripped of UK citizenship
UK

Islamic State bride Shamima Begum stripped of UK citizenship

In a legally controversial decision, the UK home secretary has moved to bar the 19 year-old from coming home with her newborn baby.

  • by Nick Miller
Trump threatens to release IS fighters if Europe does not take them back
Syria

Trump threatens to release IS fighters if Europe does not take them back

The US president wants European countries to take back IS fighters now that the US has declared the war against the extremists is all but over on the ground.

  • by Nick Macfie
'I just want to come home': UK grapples with infamous IS bride's plea
UK

'I just want to come home': UK grapples with infamous IS bride's plea

Her story rocked the UK when she and two other teenage girls fled London to join Islamic State. But now, 19-year-old Shamima Begum just wants to come home.

  • by Latika Bourke
Kashmir car bomb kills dozens; India demands action on militants
India

Kashmir car bomb kills dozens; India demands action on militants

A suicide bomber rammed a car into a bus carrying Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir, the deadliest attack in decades in the disputed region.

  • by Fayaz Bukhari
EU adds Saudi Arabia to dirty-money blacklist, upsets Britain
Crime

EU adds Saudi Arabia to dirty-money blacklist, upsets Britain

The move is part of a crackdown on money laundering after several scandals at EU banks but has been criticised by several countries.

  • by Francesco Guarascio
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From the Archives: The Hilton bombing

From the Archives: The Hilton bombing

Early in the morning of February 13, 1978, a bomb hidden in a bin outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney exploded as it was emptied into the back of a garbage truck, killing three people. It was an act of terrorism that shocked Australia.

  • by Staff reporter
Labor digging in for pre-election fight over new terrorism laws
Peter Dutton

Labor digging in for pre-election fight over new terrorism laws

Labor is squaring up for a pre-election fight on national security, firmly signalling it will oppose a law allowing the government to more easily strip Australian terrorists of their citizenship.

  • by David Wroe
US-backed fighters capture part of Islamic State-held Syrian village
Syria

US-backed fighters capture part of Islamic State-held Syrian village

Forces have captured 41 positions held by IS and destroyed their fortifications in the last pocket they hold in eastern Syria amid fierce fighting.

'Had this gut feeling': Natasha Exelby reveals close calls with terrorists
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'Had this gut feeling': Natasha Exelby reveals close calls with terrorists

"Gut instinct has saved my life more times than I would care to let my parents know," the newsreader said on Tuesday.

  • by Broede Carmody
Judge calls on Muslims to publicly disavow violence in Koran
Courts

Judge calls on Muslims to publicly disavow violence in Koran

NSW Supreme Court judge Des Fagan said "incitements to violence" quoted by an "Islamic Bonnie and Clyde" from the Koran couldn't be ignored by peaceful Muslims.

  • by Angus Thompson & Margaret Scheikowski