Tag Archives: DFAT

New Twist In Murder Inquiry

October 22nd, 1998 Three Saudis with diplomatic passports were held and searched by Customs agents at Sydney Airport on Sunday in connection with the murder investigation of a senior Saudi diplomat in Canberra, reliable sources have revealed. The men were … Continue reading

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DOUBLE TROUBLE – Friday June 7 2013

– It’s the highest-profile prosecution of an official leaker in the United States for at least a generation. In the dock is a young United States Army private. But he’s not the only person US prosecutors have their sights on … Continue reading

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PEOPLE-SMUGGLING TASKFORCE CUT – Saturday May 18 2013

– The federal government is cutting by 40% the Australian Federal Police contingent in Jakarta which focuses on people smuggling, as a record number of refugees continue to leave Indonesia to come to Australia. The cut from July 1st comes … Continue reading

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ZYGIER IN LIMBO AS DFAT IN DARK – Saturday February 16 2013

– Nine days ago, Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s office sent written questions to his department seeking advice for an ABC television interview Carr would record the following evening on the “Prisoner X” case. The department responded with a carefully written … Continue reading

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FAKE PASSPORT LINK – Saturday February 16 2013

– The mystery of suspected Israeli spy Ben Zygier has deepened, with authorities refusing to say whether his jailing in Israel three years ago was linked to the Mossad fake passports scandal. The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Australian … Continue reading

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WE FAILED OUR DUTY TO PRISONER X – Friday February 15 2013

– The Melbourne man dubbed “Prisoner X” received no consular assistance from Australian officials despite the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade having been told of his detention by Israeli authorities nearly 10 months before he killed himself in jail. … Continue reading

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ZYGIER CLOSE TO SPILLING ON ISRAEL – Friday February 15 2013

– Australian security officials suspect that Ben Zygier, the spy who died in secret in an Israeli prison cell in 2010, may have been about to disclose information about Israeli intelligence operations, including the use of fraudulent Australian passports, either … Continue reading

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PARENTS DEFEND FUGITIVE ANARCHIST – Monday December 31 2012

– The parents of a Victorian woman wanted for questioning by Mexican counter-terrorism investigators insist their daughter is a caring and gentle person who had no direct involvement with anarchist bombings. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed … Continue reading

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TENIX: OUT OF ITS DEPTH AND ALL AT SEA – Saturday September 29 2012

– It’s after midnight in Manila. A black limousine idles outside the Prince Tower apartment building. The driver lowers his window and asks the security guard to rouse the resident of room 909. Cyril Peel, an Australian businessman, is asleep … Continue reading

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VIGIL FOR BASHING VICTIMS – Wednesday August 29 2012

– The parents of two Irish backpackers seriously injured in a shocking attack have arrived in Melbourne to be at their bedsides. David Greene and David Byas, both of Dublin, had been on the trip of a lifetime when they … Continue reading

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