Australia
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-32.34562
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141.434598022
  • In this July 29, 2012 file photo, asylum seekers who were rescued from a troubled boat adrift in heavy seas off Java while trying to reach Australia, are escorted by police officers upon arrival at a local marine police station in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

    Asylum-seekers in rickety boats are reaching its shores in record numbers ahead of a tougher deportation policy starting in September. For many migrants, the price of haste may be death.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
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  • LONDON | Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:31am EDT

    Britain's sports minister will be forced to put on an Australia hockey shirt and knock a ball around central London if the host nation fails to win more gold medals than their former colony at the Olympics, his Australian counterpart said on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT
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