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Australia Halts Terror Suspect's Bail Release

Haneef is accused of a role in the attempted acr bombing in Glasgow on June 30 (epa) July 16, 2007 -- The Australian government has stopped an Indian doctor from being released on bail on terrorism charges linked to last month's failed car bombings in Britain.

Earlier today, a court granted Mohamed Haneef bail on a charge of providing support for a terrorist organization.

But hours later, Australian Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews said Haneef's work visa was cancelled and that he would be held in an immigration detention center until the charge against him was heard in court.

Two people in Britain have also been charged in relation to the failed attacks in London and Glasgow.

(Reuters, AFP, AP)

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