Australia probes care of asylum-seeker fighting for life

Australia said Friday it has ordered a review into the medical care of an asylum-seeker who is reportedly on life support after cutting his foot at an offshore camp, as activists said he was the victim of neglect.

Asylum seekers` boat sinks off Australia, 13 die

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.

Australia to probe asylum seeker suicides

Australia said it would probe the high number of suicides and self-harm incidents among asylum seekers in immigration detention centres.

Malaysia, Australia sign asylum seeker swap deal

Malaysia`s home affairs minister and Australian immigration minister signed the pact.

Australia, Malaysia asylum seeker deal `close`

The deal has come under criticism because Malaysia is not a signatory to UN convention on refugees.

Thailand looking at Australian asylum seeker swap

Gillard reiterates that new boat people will not be processed in Australia.

Asylum seeker riots escalate in Australia

Rioters set fire to buildings at Christmas Island detention centre.

Chinese asylum seeker to remain in Canada custody

The Chinese asylum seeker disguised as an elderly white man.

Indian asylum seeker died of heart attack: Oz Govt

London: A 20-year-old Indian asylum seeker
in Austria, who had died last week while on a hunger strike to
protest his detention, was killed by a heart attack,
authorities said on Monday.