Australia: Launceston police taskforce seize homemade explosive, guns, drugs and cash

A homemade explosive device and $86,000 worth of cash are among the latest items seized by a Northern taskforce targeting illegal guns. On Monday the Launceston Firearms Taskforce carried out a search warrant at a South Launceston address. Here, police Read More …

Maldives: Explosion wounds Speaker Mohamed Nasheed

Mohamed Nasheed, the former Maldives president and current speaker of parliament, remains in hospital after a bomb attack that left him with serious shrapnel wounds and the Indian Ocean archipelago in shock. The 53-year-old had just left his house in Read More …

Adelaide man arrested for allegedly possessing improvised explosive device in far-right raids

South Australian police have arrested a man for possessing an improvised explosive device while a second has been charged with the possession of extremist material during a series of raids across Adelaide targeting members of the far-right. SA police confirmed Read More …

Australia: Two men are charged by counter-terror police as part of a ‘sophisticated terrorist network’

Two men have been charged over their alleged involvement in a terror network that operated in Queensland. Gabriel Crazzi, 34, was arrested in Logan, south of Brisbane, and Ahmed Talib, 31, was arrested in Melbourne during the police sting on Read More …

Australia: A Homemade Explosive Has Damaged An Adelaide House

Just after midnight on Tuesday 19 January, an explosion was reported in Bauhinia Drive, Parafield Gardens. The front window of the house shattered but there were no reported injuries to the six occupants. Crime scene investigators attended and examined the Read More …

South Australia: Man charged after police allegedly found drugs and explosive device at Osborne property

A property in a normally quiet South Australian neighbourhood was stormed by heavily armed police today, where they allegedly uncovered prohibited drugs, stashes of money and an explosive device. A man and woman who live at the Modlavia Walk property Read More …

Adelaide man with rocket fuel, dozens of IEDs had an ‘unhealthy hobby’ making explosives, court hears

A man had five homemade rockets, 27 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and almost 1.5 kilograms of rocket fuel at his Adelaide home because of his “unhealthy hobby” of manufacturing bombs, a court has heard. Lawyers for Phillip John Copley told Read More …