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Lankan asylum seekers killed in Australian road crash

Lankan asylum seekers killed in Australian road crash

The two men who died in a crash in Darwin on Wednesday night were Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka who came to Australia for a better life, their friends have said. MORE..

July 24, 2015  05:40 pm|

Migrants say Australia paid smugglers to turn back

Migrants say Australia paid smugglers to turn back

Indonesias foreign minister on Saturday demanded answers from Canberra over claims that Australian officials paid thousands of dollars to turn a boat back to Indonesia after Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused to deny the allegations. MORE..

June 13, 2015  01:12 pm|

Sri Lankan asylum seekers on Nauru set to go to Cambodia

Sri Lankan asylum seekers on Nauru set to go to Cambodia

Five asylum seekers from Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Iran have agreed to be among the first to leave the Pacific island nation of Nauru for Cambodia under a deal that allows refugees rejected by Australia to be resettled in the Southeast Asian country, a refugee advocate said Monday. MORE...

April 20, 2015  04:17 pm|

3 Sri Lankans held for human smuggling

3 Sri Lankans held for human smuggling

The Tamil Nadu Q branch police have arrested three Sri Lankan Tamils for illegally migrating the refugees from the special camps to Australia. MORE..

March 27, 2015  02:42 pm|

Canada spent $600,000 on MV Sun Sea before deciding to scrap

Canada spent $600,000 on MV Sun Sea before deciding to scrap

Almost five years after a derelict cargo ship with 492 Sri Lankan migrants arrived off the B.C. coast, prompting a change in Canadas immigration laws, the government has failed to find a buyer for the vessel. MORE..

March 6, 2015  09:57 am|

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