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Bringing them home - to Lebanon

An asylum boat tragedy off Java late last year caught the eye for reasons beyond the death and tragedy.
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The trial of five alleged September 11th co-conspirators has ground to a halt at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
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An Aboriginal Boer War soldier is to be recognised with a military service next month.
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As the Royal visit comes to a close, polling shows support for the monarchy is the highest it's been in decades.   
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Rival Palestinian leaders in the West Bank and Gaza Strip have announced they are going to form a unity government.   
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A refugee advocacy group says the immigration minister is perpetuating a myth by saying there's no need for any Sri Lankans to travel to Australia by boat and...
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World News Radio 24 April

A leading defence expert praises the Air Force's latest acquisition; We examine the violence wracking South Sudan; A new report sheds light on youth self-harm; A...

Support for F-35 upgrade

A leading defence specialist has backed the federal government's decision to spend $12 billion upgrading Australia's Air Force capabilities.
The federal government will spend more than $12 billion to upgrade Australia's air-force capabilities with a new fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. 
There are fears the world's youngest nation, South Sudan, is on the brink of collapse after four months of civil war.   

World News Radio 23 April

Australia responds to a Croatian diplomatic protest; The head of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council optimistic despite expected budget cuts;  We...
Croatia has issued a strongly-worded statement in response to a federal MP's speech at a controversial Croatian community event in Sydney.
A group of ex-service personnel, including six wounded by their service, have begun cycling from Sydney to Canberra ahead of Anzac Day.

Manchester United sacks Moyes

Manchester United has sacked its manager David Moyes less than a year after he took on the top job.
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are at Uluru after spending the afternoon meeting members of an Indigenous community.
Warren Mundine says he's confident improvements can be made in Indigenous disadvantage despite accepting there will be cuts to funding.
Bill Shorten has outlined ambitious plans for reforming the Australian Labor Party.

Profile of Mathias Cormann

Ryan Emery reports on how Australia's Belgium-born Finance Minister turned a holiday into a lifetime.

SBS World News Radio April 22

A federal causes a storm in Croatia;Homeopathy in the spotlight; Kremlin critic Gary Kasparov; And ... a Vietnamese refugee walks from Melbourne to Canberra to...
Croatia has summoned the Australian Ambassador in Zagreb to answer questions about a federal MP's speech at a controversial Croatian community event in Sydney.
A major review of homeopathy in Australia could lead to stricter industry regulation and changes to private health insurance coverage.
Submissions on proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act can be made until the end of the month. 
Two Aussie airmen who lost their lives in a WW2 mission in 1944, are still remembered in a small village in the north of Italy.
Brisbane-born Jason Jang has become a K-Pop sensation in South Korea.
Australian authorities are to decide in a few days whether to change or scale back the search for the missing Malaysian airliner.

Health warning for World Cup fans

Australian football fans flying to Brazil for the World Cup are being warned to get yellow fever vaccinations. 

Combatting carp in Murray-Darling

Researchers in NSW are embarking on a project designed to limit carp numbers in the upper Murrumbidgee River.
With the death of former New South Wales Premier Neville Wran, the Australian Labor Party has lost a man described as a "giant".

World News Radio 21 April

The story of two Australian airmen - lost in a tragic mission far from home - but still remembered in a small village in northern Italy;  Protests in Sydney, as...

Weekend Sport Wrap

World News Radio's weekend sport round up with Attila Mosonyi

Editor's Choice

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Just call me Kate – everyone else does. SBS Chief Political Correspondent Karen Middleton reflects on the highs and lows of having half of a famous name.
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Almost 100 years after the Anzac landing at Gallipoli, Anzac Day has become one of the country's most important commemorative occasions. Check out services and...
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has confirmed objects that washed up on a WA beach are not from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Escaping the memory of war

To mark this year’s Anzac Day, SBS reporter Sylvia Varnham O'Regan reflects on the life of her grandfather, Harry, and how the struggles he faced after coming...
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Qantas has pulled the plug on an Anzac Day promotion offering discount wine and bonus frequent flyer points after social media users accused the campaign of being...
We may soon see data emerge on the harms, benefits and revenues from the introduction of legalised cannabis in the US state of Colorado. But it may be some time...
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A young man fed up with drunken teenagers filming themselves in "neknominate" games has taken to the web hoping to influence others with random acts of kindness.