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World News Radio 28 July07/28/14
Concerns for the mental health of asylum seekers; A grief expert on the aftermath of MH-17; Weekend sport wrap.
Al Jazeera journalists to appeal Egypt convictions
Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al-Jazerra colleagues will appeal their convictions by an Egyptian court.
Poor weather likely cause of Algeria plane crash
Investigators believe severe storms may have played a part in a plane crash over Mali that killed all of the more than 100 people on board.
Tamil asylum seekers being brought to mainland
The federal government is pre-empting a High Court challenge against the government's decision to hold 157 Tamil asylum seekers at sea for almost a month.
Worlds fastest snail crowned at annual titles
The world's fastest snail has been crowned at the 2014 World Snail Racing Championship in eastern England.
Asylum children on Christmas island 'ill, weak and depressed'
The Australian Human Rights Commission says most of the children being held on Christmas Island are ill, weak and depressed.
Netherlands takes over MH17 investigation
The Netherlands has taken control of the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines MH17, apparently shot down in eastern Ukraine last week.
Outrage over attack on Gaza UN school
There are calls for greater efforts to protect civilians in the Gaza conflict after shelling killed at least 15 people and wounded hundreds more at a United Nations school serving as a shelter.
Nibali edges closer to Tour triumph with stage win
Vincenzo Nibali has confirmed his supremacy at this year's Tour de France with his fourth stage victory overnight.
SBS World News Radio 25 July
The parents of a Melbourne man wanted in relation to alleged war crimes say they're struggling with the accusations; a new multi-million-dollar global fund to treat children infected with HIV; and, all the latest from the Tour de France.
Multifaith service held in Melbourne for MH17 victims
A multi-faith service in Melbourne has brought hundreds of people together to mourn the deaths of the victims of flight MH17.
High Court to hear asylum seeker case next month
The fate of 157 asylum seekers detained on an Australian Customs vessel will be determined by the full bench of the High Court next month.
No respite in sight to Gaza violence
There is no sign of a let-up in fighting in and around the Gaza Strip as international pressure for a ceasefire to end 16 days of fighting builds.
Majka takes out Tour de France stage 17
SBS cycling commentator Alex Hinds is in Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet and spoke with Darren Mara about how stage 17 of the great race played out.Rafal Majka has won his second stage of the Tour de France and also extended his lead in the King of the...
Dutch mourn at the arrival of MH17 bodies
A solemn ceremony has greeted the bodies of some of the victims of the MH17 crash after they arrived at Eindhoven Airbase in the Netherlands.
SBS World News Radio 24 July
The Netherlands in mourning, as remains from MH17 arrive from Ukraine; humanitarian organisations call for restraint in Gaza, as the death toll climbs; and, all the latest from the Tour De France.
Call for clarification on Indigenous recognition
A new group is calling for clarification of what exactly Australians are being asked to support, to recognise Indigenous people in the Constitution.
MH17 tensions 'reminiscent' of Cold War
The simmering tensions between Russia and the West over the downing of flight MH17 has brought to the surface memories of unending diplomatic standoffs during the Cold War era.
Joko Widodo becomes Indonesia's next president
For the first time in Indonesia's democratic history the country has a president who is not from the military or political elite.
100 days since Nigeria girls abduction
It's been 100 days since more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in northern Nigeria by Islamist militants.
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