Refugee boat sinks; Australian PM aims to revive Malaysia plan




 
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Refugee boat sinks; Australian PM aims to revive Malaysia plan
 
June 27th, 2012  
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Refugee boat sinks; Australian PM aims to revive Malaysia plan
CANBERRA (Reuters) - The sinking of a second refugee boat between Indonesia and Australia's Christmas Island in less than a week prompted on Wednesday Australia's prime minister to try to revive a people-swap deal with Malaysia and end an impasse on asylum seekers. More than 120 people were rescued and up to 10 were missing after a crowded boat sank on Wednesday in the Indian Ocean on its way to Australia, less than a week after about 90 asylum seekers died when their boat sank in the same area. ...




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