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Prosecution of four suspects for downing flight MH17

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Statement from the Openbaar Ministerie. The Public Prosecution Service of the Netherlands will prosecute four suspects for bringing down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on the 17th of July 2014 killing all 298 passengers and crew.
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Third man arrested over 2018 seizure of almost 600kg of cocaine

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An ongoing Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QJOCTF) investigation has resulted in the arrest of a third man for his alleged involvement in a criminal endeavour to import almost 600 kilograms of cocaine into Australia on 31 July 2018.
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Two men charged with attacking police telephone systems

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Two Victorian men are facing charges arising from large-scale automated denial of service-style attacks allegedly committed against Australian government infrastructure, including police telephone systems.
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National Week of Action, targeting GBL and 1,4-Butanediol, keeps dangerous drugs off streets

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Australian and Hong Kong authorities have seized 20 litres of gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) and a range of other drugs, conducted over 40 search warrants and other activities across Australia as part of a National Week of Action targeting the dangerous border controlled substances.
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Three APMs awarded in Queen’s Birthday Honours

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Three Australian Federal Police (AFP) members - including the current head of the AFP’s office in Melbourne; the Senior Liaison
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$4.2 million in assets forfeited to the Commonwealth

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Three Victorian properties valued at $4.2 million were today forfeited to the Commonwealth by order of the Melbourne Supreme Court. This is the first forfeiture action under the terms of the Joint Agency Arrangement (JAA) on economic crime cooperation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
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ABF detector dogs move to new share kennel with AFP

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Australian Border Force (ABF) detector dogs in Darwin have been welcomed into their new home at the Australian Federal Police (AFP) kennel at Darwin International Airport, continuing a co-sharing trend across the country and helping keep the Northern Territory safe.
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South Australia man charged with child exploitation offence

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A 42-year-old man from the Lower Eyre Peninsular of South Australia has been charged with a child exploitation offence.  He was arrested by detectives from the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (SA-JACET), which comprises of members from the Australian Federal Police and South Australia Police Force.
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Authorities make largest ever onshore ice seizure

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Australian authorities have seized the country’s largest ever onshore methylamphetamine (ice) consignment, after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers in Melbourne detected almost 1.6 tonnes of the illicit drugs – equal to almost 16 million drug deals – in stereo speakers originating from Bangkok, Thailand.
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Putting the faces of missing people back on milk cartons

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Canberra Milk are joining forces to put the faces of missing people back on milk bottle
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