Multiple sources confirms the suspicion that cash payments have been made to members of Indonesian people-smuggling rings by Australian intelligence officials for at least the past four years - including under the former Labor government, and that such payments have been part of successive governments' tactics,  according to FairFax...

Australia's Prime Minister, Tony Abbott is being accused of paying smugglers to turn a boat filled with migrants back to Indonesia after intercepting at sea, and the Australian opposition lawmakers are now pressuring him to address these allegations, according to the New York Times.   [caption id="attachment_759" align="aligncenter" width="660"]...

Scores of migrants refused entry into France by guards at the border with Italy, staged a sit-in at the weekend, threatening to block traffic and go on a hunger strike unless they are allowed to cross. [caption id="attachment_733" align="alignleft" width="960"] Volunteers from the Ventimiglia Red Cross and some...

Gambia, a West African country from where thousands of migrants flee to Europe, has pledged to take Rohingya refugees at the centre of a migration crisis in South East Asia. [caption id="attachment_359" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Rohingya Refugees - Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Pierre Prakash[/caption] The Gambian foreign affairs minister Retno...