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Aussie PM Pressed on 'Paid' Boat Returns

Rights groups and opposition politicians say allegations that Australian border officials paid human-smugglers thousands of dollars to abandon their journey have damaged the nation's credibility. According to Indonesian police, the captain of a human-smuggling boat said Australian border personnel paid him and his crew thousands of dollars to turn their vessel around and return to Indonesia. An Australian navy vessel had intercepted the smugglers’ boat off Java on May 20 while it...

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