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Australian Police Regain Control of Christmas Island Detention Center

Detainees at a remote Australian-run holding center for asylum seekers have ended a violent two-day demonstration that was sparked by the death of an Iranian-born asylum seeker. Australian authorities dispatched reinforcements to the Christmas Island detention center, located in the Indian Ocean south of the Indonesian island of Java, after protesters set several fires, forcing the guards and other staffers to abandon the facility. The Immigration Department said police regained...

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