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Indonesia Concerned by Claim Australia Paid Migrant Boat

Indonesia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday it is "very concerned'' by claims that Australian officials paid the crew of a boat carrying 65 migrants, including children and a pregnant woman, to return to Indonesian waters.   Police in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province said the boat's captain and five crew members detained on remote Rote island claimed they were each paid $5,000 after being intercepted by an Australian navy ship on May 20.   Foreign...

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