Environmentalists in Australia are preparing to launch legal action against the government's inaction on climate change.
The Bureau of Statistics predicts Melbourne will become Australia's largest city by 2056.
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, was long the pariah of the international community for its human rights abuses and clamp down on democracy.
As uncertainty continues to surround Greece's financial future, a growing number of its citizens have been taking their chances overseas.
Patients with advanced skin cancer are to be offered a breakthrough drug at a significantly reduced price.
Environmentalists say more urban forests in Australia could help create livable and climate resilient cities and towns.
The Electrical Trades Union has vowed to fight a federal government push to abolish mandatory skills testing for Chinese electricians applying for temporary work...
Australia and Singapore have committed to greater bilateral ties signing an agreement which elevates the partnership to strategic levels.
Greece has temporarily closed its banks and imposed controls to limit bank withdrawals.
Officials in Taiwan say the number of people injured in an explosion and fire in a recreational water park has risen to 524. 

SBS World News Radio June 29

Australia strengthens ties with Germany; Cancer drug gives hope to melanoma patients; Is the true meaning of Ramadan being lost?
The federal government has launched an inquiry into the ABC after the appearance of a controversial audience member on this week's Q&A Program.  
A United States government report on human rights has highlighted major concerns with a number of countries around the world. 
European finance ministers are pinning their hopes on a meeting this weekend to break the impasse between Greece and its creditors.
The Abbott government is hoping to boost ties with Germany across a number of areas and will use its newly created Australian-German Advisory Group to do just...

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