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    Asylum seekers' Perilous journey to Australia

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Australia's coast guard has intercepted a record number of asylum seekers heading for its shores in the month of June.

    The current Labour-led government seems to be at a crossroads, however, over how to deal with a problem that has become a emotive issue in the country.

    Hundreds have died in recent months on their perilous journey for a better life.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.