Australia's flu season peaks

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Experts say there's a critical need for more investment and research into demtentia, with more than 340,000 Australians are living with the condition.
The Prime Minister has angered Jewish groups by appearing to suggest Islamic State militants are worse than Germany's Nazi regime.

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The plight of migrants struggling to reach Europe continues; The outgoing Sex Discrimination Commissioner speaks to SBS; The creation of a so-called Indian...
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A top United Nations official has described witnessing Europe's growing migrant crisis as an atrocity.

SBS World News Radio Sept 2

The migrants crisis continues in in Europe; The Pope pardons women who have had abortions; China gearing up for World War 2 commemorations; 
The Victorian government has signalled its support for the introduction of protest-free zones around abortion and fertility clinics in the state.
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The leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics has announced he will temporarily allow all priests to pardon women who have had abortions and the doctors who...
There have been tense scenes in Hungary's capital Budapest as hundreds of asylum seekers remain stranded outside a major railway station.
Fire authorities have used the first day of Spring to warn of a severe bushfire season ahead, due to continued low rainfall in many areas and a strong El Nino...
A Senate Inquiry is calling for all children to be removed from Nauru's immigration detention centre.

SBS World News Radio Sept 1

Austria steps up migrant checks on its border with Hungary; Calls for children to be removed from Nauru's immigration detention centre; An elite female league for...
The Australian Football League says the timing for an elite league of women has never been better.
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