Australia asks impoverished Cambodia to take some asylum seekers

By Reuters | Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:52 PM

(Repeats story published on Saturday; no change to text)

By Prak Chan Thul

PHNOM PENH, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Australia asked Cambodia, one of Asia's poorest countries, on Saturday to take in asylum seekers detained while trying to reach the Australian coast and Cambodia said it would think about it.

Australia's government came to power last...

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