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10 hours ago
Alleged North Korean agent arrested in Australia

Canberra, Dec 17 (IANS) A 59-year-old man from Sydney has been arrested for allegedly acting as an economic agent of North Korea, the Australian Federal Police said on Sunday. The man, identified as Chan Han Choi, has been charged with brokering sales and discussing the supply of weapons of mass destruction, Efe news agency reported quoting a police statement. Chan, who is a natu...

11 hours ago
Alleged North Korean agent arrested in Australia

Canberra, Dec 17 (IANS) A 59-year-old man from Sydney has been arrested for allegedly acting as an economic agent of North Korea, the Australian Federal Police said on Sunday. The man, identified as Chan Han Choi, has been charged with brokering sales and discussing the supply of weapons of mass destruction, Efe news agency reported quoting a police statement. Chan, who is a natu...

21 hours ago
Australian arrested for being 'economic agent' for N.Korea

Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Sunday arrested a man from Sydney for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea with the intent of raising revenue for the Pyongyang government. Authorities have identified the man as South Korean-origin Chan Han Choi, 59, CNN reported. The AFP said the man, a naturalised Australian citizen, brokered the sal...

4 months ago
Third man arrested in Sydney terror plot raids charged

Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Police in the Australian state of New South Wales charged a third man in the terror plot to bring down a plane on Sunday, after last week's raids saw two men charged with terrorism related offences. Khaled Merhi, 39, was charged with possessing a prohibited weapon but police have yet to say whether the charges against Merhi were related directly to the charges levell...

4 months ago
Australia confirms IS plotted airport terror attack

Canberra, Aug 4 (IANS) The Australian Federal Police (AFP) confirmed on Friday that the Islamic State (IS) terror group was behind a sophisticated plan to smuggle an explosive device onto a passenger aircraft at the Sydney airport. The four suspects arrested on July 29 reportedly hid a bomb inside a meat grinder to be checked in onto a July 15 Etihad Airways flight, reports Efe news. ...

4 months ago
Etihad Airways assisting Australia over terror attack

Abu Dhabi, Aug 1 (IANS) UAE'S flag carrier Etihad Airways on Tuesday said it was assisting Australian police with their investigation into a suspected terrorism plot to bring down a plane, the media reported. The Etihad Airways aviation security team is assisting the Australian Federal Police with its investigation and the matter is ongoing, the airline said in a statement on Tuesday.

4 months ago
Australia detains 4 in anti-terror operation

Wellington, July 29 (IANS) Four persons were arrested in Sydney on Saturday in an anti-terror operation, the police said. The arrests were made after multiple searches were conducted by the Australian Federal Police and the New South Wales Police in the suburbs of Lakemba, Surry Hills, Wiley Park and Punchbowl in Sydney, Efe news reported. Four men have been taken into custody an...

5 months ago
Australia to adopt UK-style security model

Canberra, July 18 (IANS) Australia will create a new super-ministry modelled after the UK Home Office to oversee all its domestic national security agencies, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday. The Home Affairs ministry, to be headed by incumbent Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, will manage security agencies including police and intelligence, reports the BBC. ...

5 months ago
Australian police badges for sale on dark web

Canberra, July 6 (IANS) Australian police badges are being sold on the dark web, authorities revealed on Thursday. The website, which has not been identified, is offering two genuine Tasmanian police badges for $1,500 each, reports Xinhua news agency. The discovery of the badges for sale come days after the healthcare details of millions of Australians were found for sale on a si...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

6 months ago
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man living in Australia was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airline flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur. The flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne shortly after taking off on Thursday when Manodh Monaragala Marks allegedly tried to enter the cockpit while carrying a large black object that he claimed w...

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