Police raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC on Wednesday, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks.
A new law makes it an offence for companies such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet’s Google, which owns YouTube, not to remove videos or photographs that show murder, torture or rape without delay.
Australian police said that the counter-terrorism teams raided two homes linked to the mass shooting that killed at least 50 people at two New Zealand mosques last week.
Federal police said the man was arrested at his home in rural Victoria state late Wednesday.
Cardinal George Pell, a top advisor to Pope Francis, arrived for his hearing which will determine if he will stand trial on sexual offence charges. Pell is on leave of absence from the Vatican and is planning to plead not guilty.
Hurriyet newspaper claims CIA intercepted Daesh suspects communications of a planned attack on Etihad airplane and kept the information to itself.
Australian authorities have put in place additional security at all major domestic and international airports.
Police shot dead a gunman in the city of Melbourne who had taken a woman hostage before shooting three officers following a standoff of over an hour.
People slipped and fell at the front of the crowd, trying to leave a performance by the Australian music band DMA's
The plot involved attacking prominent sites in Melbourne with explosives, guns and knives on Christmas day.
George Pell has been accused of exposing himself to young boys in the 1980s when he was a priest in Australia.
Australian police charged a 21-year-old woman with fraud after she allegedly spent $3.4 million that her bank mistakenly gave her.
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