Australia

Australian Teenager Pleads Guilty to a Terrorism Charge

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY, Dec 14 (Reuters) – A Melbourne teen arrested after police found explosives at his home pleaded guilty on Monday to a terrorism-related charge, highlighting concerns about youth radicalisation following last week’s arrest of a 15-year-old Sydney boy in police raids. The 17-year-old was planning an attack using improvised explosive devices, police

[ Read More ]

Australian Police Raid Home of Reported Bitcoin Creator

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY, Dec 9 – Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney home on Wednesday of a man named by Wired magazine as the probable creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, a Reuters witness said. The property is registered under the Australian electoral role to Craig Steven Wright, whom Wired outed as the likely real identity

[ Read More ]

Twenty20 Helps Asylum Seekers Break Down Barriers Down Under

By Iain Boyd SYDNEY, Nov 22 – A shared love of cricket is helping a team of Sri Lankan asylum seekers break down barriers and build relationships in Australia, even among some of the most fervent supporters of the country’s hardline immigration policies. The team’s name, Ocean 12, is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the way

[ Read More ]