Two men facing terrorism charges in Australia were involved in an aborted attempt to place an improvised explosive device on an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney.
Police disrupted the first alleged plot in Australia to bring down an airplane and arrested four men in raids on Sydney homes.
Police in Australia have detained five men suspected of planning a series of Christmas Day bomb attacks in the heart of the country's second-largest city, officials said Friday.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Trump "appreciates, honors" and "admires" the 65-year-old bilateral defense pact that requires the security partners to consult if either comes under attack.
Under pressure from top Australian officials, Vietnam on Thursday lifted its sudden ban on veterans who had traveled to the country to mark the 50th anniversary of Australia's most costly battle of the Vietnam War.
President Barack Obama is welcoming his first foreign leader of the new year, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
A teenager and four men were charged Thursday with planning a terrorist attack on a government building in Australia.
Sydney: Police arrested four people in connection with the slaying of a police worker that officials have said they believe was linked to terrorism.
An Iranian teenager fatally shot a civilian member of Sydney's police force in a killing that authorities believe is linked to terrorism.