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Malaysia Launches New Effort to Resolve Boat Refugee Crisis

Malaysia launched new talks with its neighbors Sunday to try to resolve the deepening crisis of refugees stranded in Southeast Asia's waters on boats that no nation appears willing to let come ashore. Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman met with his counterpart from Bangladesh, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, and is planning meetings with Indonesian and Thai foreign ministers on Wednesday. Anifah said Malaysia "cannot afford to accept more of them, as a huge number already exist...

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