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Australia Asylum Seekers

Dozens Missing After Asylum Seeker Boat Sinks

AP | ADI MARSIELA | Posted 09.23.2013 | World

BANDUNG, Indonesia — Rescuers were searching for several asylum seekers believed to be missing from a boat that sank off Indonesia while heading...

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...

Australia Suspends Search For Bodies Of Drowned Asylum-Seekers

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

Australian authorities Monday said they had called off their search for a boat carrying at least 55 asylum-seekers which disappeared suddenly off a re...

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...

90 Asylum Seekers Still Missing After Boat Capsizes

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Ships and aircraft found more bodies but no survivors Friday while searching for scores of men still missing after a boat carry...

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...