A smuggler’s story from the Syrian, Turkish border
A people smuggler explains how he spirits fellow Syrians across the border.
Australia’s Operation Sovereign Borders in dollars
The number of asylum-seeker boats arriving in Australian waters has dwindled to zero, but the cost of maintaining operations has run into the billions. CANBERRA, Australia AAP - The figures on stopping the boats: * $A3.5 billion (2.3 billion euro) -...
Refugee, asylum seeker numbers soar in Indonesia
Indonesia is urging Australia, an ally in the Bali Process, to help resettle some of the more than 14,000 refugees and asylum seekers it is currently hosting. JAKARTA, Indonesia AAP - Indonesia's refugee and asylum seeker burden by the numbers...
Australia’s refugee promise
Australia's refugee promise Despite its hard stance on asylum seekers who arrive by boat, Australia is the second-most generous country in the world when it comes to refugee intakes. SYDNEY: Australia's commitment to increasing refugee...