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World News Radio September 26

9/26/2017
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The rhetoric between the US and North Korea is raised another notch ... A big turnout by Iraqi Kurds for a controversial independence referendum... And a daughter of prominent 'No' campaigner Tony Abbott urges people to vote Yes in the same-sex marriage survey.

Duration: 00:28:22


Abbott family division over same-sex marriage back in the spotlight

9/26/2017
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Former prime minister Tony Abbott's daughter has released a video distancing herself from her father's views on same-sex marriage and urging a "yes" vote in the postal survey. Mr Abbott is a high-profile critic of same-sex marriage, but his daughter Frances says she was raised to stand up for what she believes in.

Duration: 00:02:45


Abe calls snap election amid Japan's North Korean crisis

9/25/2017
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Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has sprung a surprise, calling a snap election for next month. It follows North Korea sharply stepping up its nuclear program, an air of uncertainty Mr Abe appears to be hoping to utilise at the ballot box.

Duration: 00:03:15


High turnout for Kurdish vote despite international pressure

9/25/2017
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Iraqi Kurds have cast their votes in a historic referendum in what they see as a major step towards a long-cherished dream of statehood but amid widespread international concern, Iraq's prime minister has denounced the move as unconstitutional.

Duration: 00:03:31


North Korea says United States has declared war

9/25/2017
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Tensions between North Korea and the United States just keep escalating, with the North Korean foreign minister again lashing out at US president Donald Trump. Despite the United Nations' best efforts, neither side appears willing to back down.

Duration: 00:03:34


Study finds direct link between cancer and drinking

9/25/2017
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A new study has found cancer mortality rates will decline if Australians reduce their number of standard drinks per year, after finding direct links between alcohol consumption and certain types of cancer. ()

Duration: 00:02:06


World News Radio September 25

9/25/2017
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US President Donald Trump goes into battle, but not against North Korea -- instead, he's taking on some of America's greatest sports stars ... German Chancellor Angela Merkel claims victory in national elections, but loses ground to nationalist groups ..... and a wrap of the weekend's sport. ()

Duration: 00:30:43


Australia set to get its own space agency

9/25/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The federal government has announced it will create a national space agency, bringing Australia up-to-speed with countries like New Zealand and Canada. ()

Duration: 00:02:26


International students urged to complain if exploited at work

9/25/2017
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SBS World News Radio: International students in Australia are being urged to come forward if they feel they're being exploited in the workplace. ()

Duration: 00:02:41


Kurds insisting on independence referendum in Iraq

9/25/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Iraq's Kurds are pressing ahead with their referendum on independence despite heavy pressure from the Iraq government and elsewhere. ()

Duration: 00:03:22


Merkel wins fourth term, but nationalists in strong showing

9/25/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed victory in Germany's national elections, but her CDU party lost ground, with nationalists making an historic breakthrough. ()

Duration: 00:03:55


Trump in huge spat with US pro sports leagues

9/25/2017
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SBS World News Radio: US President Donald Trump has engaged in a running verbal battle with some of his country's most popular sports personalities, including football and basketball stars. ()

Duration: 00:04:26


Weekend sports wrap

9/25/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The grand-final participants of both the National Rugby League and the AFL have been confirmed after a busy weekend of sporting action. ()

Duration: 00:03:45


Police & students bond over love of football

9/24/2017
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A tradition of familiarity through integration continued in Sydney on Sunday, when NSW Police and international students gathered to play soccer at Coogee Beach. ()

Duration: 00:01:55


World News Radio September 22

9/22/2017
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Tasmanian police promise to investigate the alleged assault on Tony Abbott as they would any other case. President Trump announces new sanctions against North Korea. A preview of the New Zealand election. ()

Duration: 00:28:44


New Zealanders go to the polls

9/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: As New Zealanders go to the polls, analysts say this year's election is too close to call after a meteoric rise for the country's new main opposition leader. ()

Duration: 00:06:11


SBS radio services changing to reflect Australia's changing needs

9/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Seven new languages, will receive their own SBS language programs while others are being discontinued after a review of the services. ()

Duration: 00:06:09


Kim slams Trump's new sanctions on North Korea's trading partners

9/21/2017
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SBS World News Radio: President Donald Trump has announced new sanctions against banks and companies that trade with North Korea. ()

Duration: 00:02:14


Weekend Sport Preview

9/21/2017
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SBS World News Radio: This weekend will be a big one for sports fans, particularly those who love the National Rugby League (NRL) and the AFL. The grand-final line-up in both codes will be known after the weekend fixtures, and it's those matches that naturally dominate the Weekend Sport Preview. ()

Duration: 00:02:51


New campaign to rid sports broadcasts of alcohol ads

9/21/2017
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SBS World News Radio: A new campaign is calling for alcohol advertisements to be banned from major sporting event broadcasts, fearing children are being exposed to drinking culture. Health advocates say the advertisements normalise drinking for minors, which has major repercussions for their wellbeing, into adulthood. ()

Duration: 00:02:21

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