Australia's appointment to the United Nations Human Rights Council for a three-year term is drawing mixed reactions. 15 countries have been elected to the 47...
The Federal government has released the final piece of the energy policy puzzle, touting its new plan as a chance for Australia to break free from climate wars of...
The son of Curtis Cheng, the accountant who was killed outside Sydney's Parramatta Police Station in 2015, is calling for community harmony. On Friday, Alpha...
The astrophysics world is excited after the first-ever observation of two neutron stars merging in a cataclysmic crash. It's being called one of the greatest...

World News Radio October 17

The Clean Energy Target ditched in favour of a new plan Malcolm Turnbull says will cut power bills and carbon emissions. Mixed reactions to Australia's...
China's Communist Party has agreed to amend its constitution and is expected to embed President Xi Jinping's political thought at its key party congress this week...
The Iraqi army says it has assumed control of the Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk, seizing government headquarters. Tensions between the two sides have been...
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Australia's relationship with the United States in the era of Donald Trump's presidency has been debated in federal parliament, and whilst commitment to the U-S...
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World News Radio October 16

Power prices more than double over the past 10 years. Passengers feared for their lives on board an AirAsia flight when the plane suddenly lost cabin pressure and...
Election results in Austria suggest 31 year old anti-immigrant candidate Sebastian Kurz is likely to become the country's next leader.
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