Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 09:55
Refugee campaigners said Saturday that a boat carrying 153 asylum-seekers was in trouble off a remote Australian island, but the government said there were no significant incidents at sea to report.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:02
The Australian government has been sued by the relatives of asylum seekers which were killed in a shipwreck off Christmas Island in 2010.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 17:19
Asylum-seekers, who washed ashore in Indonesia, have claimed the Australian Navy blew up their vessel after forcing the would-be refugees into a lifeboat and turning them back to Java, police said.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 12:03
Australia said on Saturday it will take a boatload of asylum-seekers at the centre of a high-seas stand-off with Indonesia to its Indian Ocean outpost of Christmas Island.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 11:06
Five people are feared dead and over 100 asylum seekers were rescued on Tuesday by Australian authorities from their boat which capsized off Christmas Island.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 13:20
At least 13 people were dead after an asylum seekers` boat sank near Christmas Island off Western Australia, Australian Home Affair Minister Jason Clare said Sunday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 10:51
An asylum-seeker boat carrying at least 95 people on Monday capsized off near Christmas Island leaving two people dead and two critically injured.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 13:28
Australian authorities have intercepted another boat carrying 65 suspected asylum seekers off the West Australian coast.
Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 10:20
Australia is struggling to deal with a steady influx of asylum-seekers, many of whom use Indonesia as a transit hub.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 15:55
Boat arrivals are currently sent to Christmas Island to have their asylum claims assessed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 12:01
Over 120 people were rescued when a ship carrying around 150 people capsized north of Christmas Island in the waters between Australia and Indonesia.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 14:37
The Indonesian fishing boat was carrying around 200 males seeking asylum in Australia.
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