World News Radio March 27

Prosecutors say the Germanwings co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps;Joe Hockey puts the final touches on his second budget;Weekend sport...
UN officials are alarmed by the worsening situation for children in the world's war zones.   
Australian journalist Peter Greste has warned that governments around the world are using the fight against terrorism as an excuse to attack freedom of speech and...
The two Australians killed in this week's air crash in France are being remembered as generous and caring individuals. 
Plans for a $16.5 billion coal mine in Queensland's have been delayed by Indigenous protesters.
Les Murray speaks with football legend Pelé.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have clashed in parliament for the last time before the May budget. 

World News Radio March 26

School principals warn of an urgent crisis in funding for students with a disability;One teen's plan to take on the world's highest mountain;The world's largest...

Remembering the HMS Sirius wreck

This month marks the 225th anniversary of the shipwreck of the HMS Sirius off Norfolk Island.
Alyssa Azar is attempting to become the youngest Australian to reach the summit of Mount Everest. 
How are multiculturalism and other issues affecting migrants are being handled in this NSW election?  

ACTU welcomes 457 visa inquiry

Unions have welcomed a new Senate inquiry into temporary working visa schemes.
Many residents of Crimea have been celebrating the first anniversary this week of Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian territory
The federal Opposition has called for a bipartisan solution to the impasse surrounding the acquisition of Australia's next fleet of submarines.  
Two Australians are among the 150 people killed when a German plane crashed in the French Alps.  

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