- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 08:34 PM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Four refugees rejected by Australia who have agreed to resettle in Cambodia will likely become examples that other refugees will follow, an Australian minister said Friday.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 09:53 AM
Cambodia has agreed to take four refugees held by Australia on the Pacific island of Nauru, kickstarting a controversial deal under which Phnom Penh will receive an extra A$40 million ($30 million) in aid in return for accepting asylum seekers. The deal, struck last September, has been criticized by human rights groups and opposition lawmakers in both countries, who accuse Australia of shirking...
- Fox NewsMay 21 07:27 AM
An official says Cambodia has accepted the first four people under the agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to take in asylum-seekers rejected for residency there.
- Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines NewsMay 21 09:18 AM
Cambodia's government has approved the final resettlement of four refugees held in an Australian detention centre, a senior Cambodian official said on Thursday, implementing an aid-for-refugees deal that was criticised by rights groups. Australia has sent asylum seekers to camps in impoverished Papua New Guinea and the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru, where they face long periods of ...
- AFP via Yahoo! India NewsMay 21 07:00 AM
Cambodia said Thursday it has agreed to take its first batch of asylum seekers from Australian custody as part of a controversial deal between the countries that triggered widespread international criticism. Four refugees held by Australia on the remote Pacific island of Nauru will soon be transferred to the impoverished Southeast Asian nation, Cambodia's interior ministry said. "The four ...
- Al Jazeera via Yahoo Maktoob NewsMay 21 12:26 PM
Four migrants held on Pacific island of Nauru have reportedly agreed to be moved to Southeast Asian nation.
- The New Zealand HeraldMay 21 07:28 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) " Cambodia has accepted the first four people under the agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to take in asylum-seekers rejected for residency there, an official said Thursday.Prime Minister...
- 3newsMay 21 12:57 PM
Cambodia says it has agreed to take its first batch of asylum seekers from Australian custody as part of a controversial deal between the countries.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 18 11:59 PM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — At least 18 garment workers were killed and nearly two dozen injured in eastern Cambodia when their van was hit by a speeding bus, prompting a plea from Prime Minister Hun Sen for drivers to slow down to make the country's roads safer.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 10:11 AM
More than 1,000 people Wednesday marked Cambodia's annual "Day of Anger" against the genocidal former Khmer Rouge regime, with black-clad students wielding rifles, knives and bamboo sticks to mimic its crimes of the late 1970s. The crowd, including Buddhist monks and children, viewed the re-enactment at Choeung Ek -- the most notorious of the regime's "Killing Fields" on the outskirts of Phnom ...
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