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Australia Asylum

Boat Of Likely Asylum Seekers Capsizes Near Remote Island

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 09.15.2013 | World

SYDNEY — A boat carrying around 150 asylum seekers capsized in the Indian Ocean, spilling men, women and infants into rough waters and killing f...

Risking Death To Reach Australia

AP | NINIEK KARMINI | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

CISARUA, Indonesia -- Rahmatullah Afzaly says the thought of boarding a rickety Indonesian fishing boat in roiling seas, crammed with hundreds of othe...

Crowded Boat Carrying Asylum Seekers Capsizes Off Australian Island

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — Four people are believed to have died and 130 others were rescued after a crowded boat carrying asylum seekers to Australi...

48 May Have Died In Boat Crash Off Australia

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — The number of asylum seekers believed killed when their boat smashed into rocky cliffs along an Australian island rose to 48 on Monday,...

Australia Asylum Boat Sinks, Killing 27

AP/The Huffington Post | KRISTEN GELINEAU and TANALEE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY (AP) — A wooden boat packed with asylum seekers smashed against jagged rocks in a storm off an Australian island Wednesday, flinging terr...