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Malaysia Turns Away Boat With More Than 500 Migrants

Malaysia has turned away a boat with more than 500 Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis after providing them with fuel and provisions, a government official said Thursday. The boat was found Wednesday off the coast of northern Penang state, just days after more than 1,000 refugees landed on nearby Langkawi island. Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Jaafar said that Malaysia could not afford to have immigrants flooding its shores. He said the government had treated immigrants humanely, but...

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