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  1. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Australia to boost Sri Lanka ties to stop boatpeople

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:01pm by AFP

    ... on its shores this year. Foreign Minister Bob Carr, who is in Colombo for a three-day visit, said he would discuss the idea during talks with leaders on how to deal with people-smuggling. “It’s ... Carr said the plan included increased maritime cooperation, intelligence sharing and reducing incentives for smuggling ventures. “We’re setting a clear agenda for intelligence sharing, naval ...

  2. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka rescues Australia-bound illegal immigrants

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lanka’s navy has rescued 70 would-be illegal immigrants drifting on the high seas in the country’s first detected case of people-smuggling since ... people-smuggling boats, but recent arrests have shown some officers colluded with people-smugglers. Some migrants travel by air to Indonesia and then take rickety wooden vessels to the Australian coast. ...

  3. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Troops guard Colombo prison after riot

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in a gun battle. The gunfight at Colombo's maximum-security Welikada prison between guards and prisoners erupted late on Friday during a police search for drugs and smuggled mobile phones. ...



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