World News Radio Dec 19

Proposed changes to data retention laws:Climate changes in the Arctic;New inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame;
An exhibition by artists from different ethnic backgrounds and disabilities aims to highlight the healing abilities of creative work. 

SBS World News Radio Dec 18

Cuba and US restore diplomatic relations;Australia's Pakistani community in mourning;Young Aussies more likely to take sickies;

SBS World News Radio, 17 December

A Taliban attack on a Pakistani school draws global revulsion; The Islamic community responds to the Martin Place hostage tragedy; Secret recordings reveal...

Death of rare white rhino lamented

The death of a rare Northern white rhino at an American zoo has put the plight of the endangered species back in the spotlight.
Did the Sydney siege warrant such extensive medial coverage and how well did the media do its job?

Denmark claiming North Pole

Denmark has filed a claim with a United Nations panel over an area of the Arctic including the North Pole.
A senior federal government minister has urged the Australian public not to discriminate against the Muslim community in the wake of the Sydney siege.
Muslim leaders across Australia have rushed to condemn the Sydney hostage situation.
A defiant Dick Cheney has come out swinging after the CIA's interrogation program was heavily criticised by a Senate Intelligence Committee report.
The trade union movement says the federal government isn't giving enough priority to keeping Australians in work.
Foreign aid and public sector jobs have again become a casualty of the nation's worsening budget deficit.
New South Wales Police have begun a formal investigation into the hostage situation in central Sydney.

SBS World News Radio Dec 16

A hostage siege ends in Sydney;Anger over further aid cuts;Jamaican singer 'the next Bob Marley'.
A report into the Manus island riot in February this year that cost the life of one detainee has been damning about the federal government's role in the riots.
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SBS coverage of the deadly siege at the Lindt cafe in Martin Place in Sydney.
A Canadian man who split with his girlfriend after buying a round-the-world ticket has found a woman with the same name as his ex to travel with him.
Comedian and disability activist Stella Young has been remembered as someone who took time to make others feel special.
The devastating effect of the drug ice has left many communities across Australia feeling helpless. Meet the group of elders in Sydney’s Mt Druitt who are hoping...
Queensland MP George Christensen has criticised the #illridewithyou hashtag as a 'pathetic' left wing campaign.
The Sydney siege has highlighted questions about gun laws in Australia: How easy is it to buy a gun? Where can they be shot? And, most importantly, how many...
The Church of England on Wednesday named vicar Libby Lane as its first woman bishop, following a historic change in its rules.