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Australia Seeks Broad New Security Powers after Anti-terror Raids

Australia's government is seeking broad new security powers to combat what it says is a rising threat from militant Islamists, the prime minister said after sweeping counter-terrorism raids last week. Under the proposed legislation, which Prime Minister Tony Abbott said would be introduced into parliament this week, it would be a crime for an Australian citizen to travel to any area overseas once the government has declared it off limits. Although the United States and several...

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