Would settlement in another country guarantee...08/29/15
In this week's segment, Chahin Baker speaks about whether settling in another country would guarantee success for Kurdish refugees. Thousands of Kurds from Syria are fleeing the country due to civil war that's in its fifth year.(Bi encama sherê...
A Possible link between antibiotics and type-2 diabetes
A new study shows a link between taking antiobiotics and developing type-2 diabetes. Danish researchers found people who suffer the disease had taken more antiobiotics in the lead-up to being diagnosed. But researchers say more research needs...
Suicides among elderly men in Australia
There are calls for more work to be done about caring for the mental health of older Australians and that theres is discrimination against elderly Australians because of their age is contributing to the high rate of suicide among older men. This...
Government promises tax cuts, Labor claims it's...
Treasurer Joe Hockey says the Federal Government can afford to deliver income-tax cuts and still balance the budget within five years. Mr Hockey has promised to take personal income-tax cuts to the next election but has not said just...(Gencînwan Joe...
Abbott fights claims he asked US to ask Australia for more
The Prime Minister has been forced to play down reports his Government begged the United States to get more involved in Syrian air strikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or I-S. Tony Abbott says U-S president Barack Ob...(Serokî Wezîran...
New life in a new country
Zhwan Ghazi has been living in Australia for only eight months, however for the first six months she was was really keen on returning to Kurdistan. She tells us about the difficulties she faced once arrived to Austalia. (Jiwan Xazî hesht mang e le...
Imagin meeting your family for the first time in 27 years
A Halabja daughter finds her mother 27 years later. Maryam/Hawnaz was separated from her family in 1988, in the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war when Saddam Hussein's jets carried out a gas attack against Halabja. Some 5,000 people were killed and...
Syrian Kurds seeking refuge in Europe
In the Topic of the Week Chahin Baker speaks about the reasons of why are so many Syrian Kurds seeking refuge in Europe...(Mamoste Shahin Bekir Sorekl di mijara vê hefteyê behsa sedemên kochkirina Kurdên Sûriyeyê bo Ewropa dike.)
The Kurdish Jews in Israel
Dr Mordechai Zaken is an expert on Middle Eastern minorities including the Kurds. Dr Zaken is the Head, Desk of Minorties Affairs, Ministry of Internal Securit, in Israel. He is a former advisor to Israeli PM B. Netanyahu. During the interview...
What are the main political issues surrounding Kurdish...
In this interview with Journalist Namo Abdulla (Rudaw corespondent in Washington), we ask him about the main arguments, for and against the extension Masoud Barzani's term as the president for the Kurdistan Regional Government. We also question...
Why did the Kurdish langauage classes stopped?
In this interview with Diler Hamakhan, who was in charge of Pepula Centre (in Sydney) for teaching the Kurdish langauge between 2011 to 2014, we ask him about the classes they provided, the challenges they faced, and what eventually brought about...
No clear agreement on Kurdish presidncy in KRG
Our corespondent from Slemani, Shahen H. Nouri, reports on the latest meetings in the Kurdistan Region among all the major Kurdish parties, in order to reach an agreement about the extention of the Kurdish president's term in office, and more...
Unusually high number of boys born to parents in some...
The United Nations suggests the practice of aborting unwanted females has skewed the gender birth ratio in countries such as India and China. An SBS investigation has found the controversial practice may be happening here in Aust...(Netewe Yekgirtokan...
Interview with Dalshad Seid, Composer
In this interview famous Kurdish composer Dalshad Seid talks about the latest musical symphonies regarding Shingal and Peshmarge. The Czech National Symphony Orchestra has participated in this musical as well.(Hevpeyvîn tev mamoste Dilshad Seîd...
The Importance of National Language
In the Topic of The Week Chahin Baker speaks about the the importance of National Language to the Kurds. (Mamoste Shahin Bekir Sorekli di Mijara Hefteyê de behsa girîngiya Zimanê Neteweyî dike û pêwistiya Kurdan bi stenderdkirina zimanê Kurdî heye.)
50 Years Since First Kidney Transplan in Australia
The first kidney transplant took place in Australia in 1971. Fifty years on, doctors say numbers of doners has increased but there still is a shortage and more people need to register as doners. This report is in Kurdish and English.(Di sala 1971 de...
Sydney Kurdish Youth Society to paticipate in "Riverfest"
We speak to Sam Baban, president of the newly established Sydney Kurdish Youth Society, about the group and their upcoming activities... (Witûwêjêk le gell Sam Baban serokî Komellay Ciwananî Kurdî Sydney sebaret be grûpekayanû planiyan bo dahatû... )
Abbott announces carbon emissions reduction target
The federal government has announced Australia will cut its carbon emissions by at least 26 per cent by 2030. (Hukûmetî federal aygeyand ke Australya pash-mawekanî gazî karbon kemdekatewe be rêjey 26 le sedd be layenî kemewe ta salî 2030. )
Conflict continues between Turkey and Kurdish groups
In this report from Diyarbakir/Amed by our correspondent Hatice (Xecê) Kamer, the letest on the Turkish-Kurdish conflict, a new Turkish coalition government yet to be formed, a Kurdish artist from Mehabad moves to Amed to live and work, and...
Kurdish Politics and Rivalry
In his "Topic of the Week" segment Chahin Baker speaks about the Kurdish politics and the rivalry amongst the three main Kurdish political parties. (Bi salane ku hevrikî di navbera Kurdên xwe bi siyasetê ve eleqedar dikin heye. Mamoste Shahîn Bekir...
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