Across Australia, many existing cemeteries are nearing full capacity, and new gravesites are being planned to cope with the demand of a growing and ageing...
The push to force a vote in federal parliament to legalise gay marriage is gathering momentum.  
Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic makes a landmark visit to Albania this week.  
Iraqi forces are preparing to launch a major effort to reclaim the city of Ramadi from the self-proclaimed Islamic State group who captured it earlier this month.  
There are concerns over federal governmen plans to revoke the citizenship of people linked to terrorism-related activity.  

SBS World News Radio May 27

The federal government pushes for tougher counter-terrorism laws covering dual citizens; Hopes grow for same sex marriage reform in Australia; Hundreds dead after...
Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull says he expects parliament will legalise same-sex marriage before the end of the year.  
The veteran president of world football's governing body, FIFA, Sepp Blatter is the overwhelming favourite to win a fifth term in an election later this week.
Nearly a dozen Australian and global human rights organisations have written to the President of Nauru, calling for the nation's people to be allowed access to...

Hundreds dead in heatwave in India

India is in the grip of a deadly summer, with soaring temperatures baking areas in the country's north and south.  

SBS World News Radio May 26

More details emerge about the Lindt cafe gunman through a coronial inquest; Australia appoints its first anti-terrorism coordinator; Calls for Australia to follow...
Globalisation has put Indigenous languages in a precarious position, but a group of academics and educators are trying to reverse the decline. 
A coronial inquest into last year's siege at a Sydney Lindt cafe has begun.    
After Ireland's historic referendum vote to legalise same-sex marriage, the latest voice to join the public debate on marriage equality in Australia has been the...
One of China's most senior politicians and governor of Guangdong province has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New South Wales Premier, aimed at...

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Sydney Swan and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has launched a new children's book about the Stolen Generations with his cousin, Michael O'Loughlin.
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Abbott downplays tampon tax pledge

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has hosed down promises to push the states to make tampons and other sanitary products could soon be exempt from the Goods and Services...
Guy Sebastian’s catchy Eurovision song 'Tonight Again' is making waves on European charts, following his stand-out performance in Vienna.