Australian police prevented Christmas day attack

Australian police said Friday they arrested seven people as part of an investigation into a plot to attack central Melbourne on or around Christmas Day. The suspects had been inspired by the Islamic State group and planned attacks on Melbourne’s Flinders Street train station, neighboring Federation Square and St. Paul’s Cathedral, Victoria state Police  Chief … Read more

Australian Prime Minister confident Trump will honor refugee deal

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he is confident a refugee resettlement deal with the United States will go ahead, despite White House comments which seemed to cast doubt about its future under a Trump administration.In 2013 Australia wisely passed legislation that establishes the refusal of admittance to all refugees who arrive in Australia … Read more