Operation Augury: Australia’s war on terror goes ‘dark’ in the Philippines, but why?

Operation Augury: Australia’s war on terror goes ‘dark’ in the Philippines, but why?

Posted May 21, 2018 05:13:38 Photo: Malcolm Turnbull attending an urban close combat demonstration by Australian and Filipino soldiers in Manila. (Department of Defence: Corporal Kyle Genner) Canberra had a problem. So it fixed it with secrecy. On a quest to find out why, we discovered a thing or two …

Russia prepares massive security operation for World Cup, Socceroos fans warned to behave

Russia prepares massive security operation for World Cup, Socceroos fans warned to behave

Posted May 16, 2018 07:08:59 Photo: Officers with shields and body armour are common place at soccer events in eastern Europe. (Reuters: Tatyana Makeyeva) Related Story: Why Tim Cahill is still key to the Socceroos’ World Cup campaign Any Australian fans who behave badly at the World Cup in Russia …

Morning mail: Ecuador’s costly Assange spy operation | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 16 May. Top stories Ecuador bankrolled a multimillion-dollar spy operation to protect and support Julian Assange in its central London embassy, employing an international security company and undercover agents to monitor his visitors, embassy …

Operation Saturate: Tasmanian Police targeting crime families, but lawyer group questions efficacy

Operation Saturate: Tasmanian Police targeting crime families, but lawyer group questions efficacy

Posted May 01, 2018 08:12:45 Photo: Talks are underway to extend the life of Operation Saturate. (Supplied) It’s a team of just 12 policemen and women, but between them over the past four months they have slashed Tasmania’s crime rate by 15 per cent. Operation Saturate was launched in January …

The undercover operation to bring alleged paedophile principal Malka Leifer to justice

The undercover operation to bring alleged paedophile principal Malka Leifer to justice

Posted April 30, 2018 05:04:28 The time stamp states it is 08:12:13 on December 18, 2017, and whoever is recording appears to be walking through a small convenience store in Immanuel, Israel. The picture is unsteady. Shelves stacked with random household items flash past on an angle until a man …

NSW Coroner finds surgeon should never have performed obese woman’s weight-loss operation

NSW Coroner finds surgeon should never have performed obese woman’s weight-loss operation

Updated April 26, 2018 12:48:41 A Sydney surgeon should never have operated on a obese woman who died when her stomach developed a tear after weight-loss surgery, a Coroner has found. Margot Pegum, 68, had a balloon inserted in her stomach in April 2015, despite being at higher risk due …

Major clean-up operation after mass whale stranding at Hamelin Bay near Augusta

Major clean-up operation after mass whale stranding at Hamelin Bay near Augusta

By Elva Darnell Posted March 24, 2018 17:10:52 Photo: If left to decay the carcasses could cause environmental and safety issues. (ABC News: James Carmody) Authorities have spent the day racing to remove the decaying carcasses of the more than 100 short-finned pilot whales which beached themselves along a usually-pristine …