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Australia Resists Pressure to Allow Asylum-seekers to Stay

Australia is resisting mounting international pressure not to deport child asylum-seekers, with a minister warning Thursday that allowing them to stay could attract more refugees to come by boat. Australia's three-year-old policy of paying the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru to accommodate asylum-seekers who attempt to reach Australian shores by boat survived a challenge in the High Court on Wednesday. The test case ruling means 267 asylum-seekers, most of whom came from Nauru to...

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