SBS World News Radio May 7

Changes to the assets test for pensioners;The resignation of Greens leader Christine Milne;This year's Rugby World Cup; 
The French parliament has passed a new law granting sweeping powers to spy on citizens.
There's been another tragedy in the Mediterranean, with up to 40 African migrants drowning.
The Abbott Government may be left with a budget blackhole as wealthier pensioners restructure finances to avoid $1 billion worth of cuts.

SBS World News Radio May 6

Aid groups call on the Abbott Government to maintain funding for assistance overseas; The temporary-worker visa scheme to come under scrutiny; Controversy over...
Attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo have forced the suspension of activity at one of its two remaining hospitals.
The first official Australian banknote has been discovered hidden in the archives of the National Library in Canberra.
Football Federation Australia has laid out its 20-year plan to make football the largest and most popular sport in Australia.
New migrants could be subject to a substantial entry fee.
Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has called for a united front against racism, after talks with leaders of the Ethiopian Jewish community.
The bodies of 100 trekkers and villagers have been found where an avalanche hit outside Nepal's capital, triggered by last month's earthquake.
Wealthy pensioners are in the federal government's sights with a tougher assets test likely to be approved by cabinet.
The Reserve Bank has cut the official interest rate to an historic low to two per cent.
Aid organisations are calling on the Abbott Government to stick to its moral obligation to maintain foreign aid, which is due to fall to its lowest levels since...
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has met members of Israel's Ethiopian community after demonstrations alleging police brutality and widespread...

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