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Small business calls on governments to fix soaring power prices

8/24/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Small businesses are calling for action on electricity prices as rising costs cut more and more deeply into their profits. ()

Duration: 00:03:45


Pakistan hits back at Trump's 'safe haven' accusation

8/24/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Pakistan has hit back at the United States after President Donald Trump accused the country of "harbouring terrorists". ()

Duration: 00:03:02


Fadwa Suleiman, anti-Syrian government figurehead, farewelled in Paris

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: A funeral has been held for a Syrian actress-turned-activist who fled to Paris after taking part in anti-government demonstrations. ()

Duration: 00:03:18


Parliamentary citizenship questions move to High Court

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The dual citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics moves to the High Court, although the court process is not expected to be a quick one. ()

Duration: 00:03:38


Flood toll still rising in India, Nepal, Bangladesh

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The death toll from widespread flooding in South Asia is continuing to rise as aid agencies warn of food shortages and the risk of disease. ()

Duration: 00:02:56


Dreamworld tragedy leads to tough moves in Queensland

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Queensland's amusement rides will be regularly inspected and Australia's first industrial manslaughter laws introduced in response to last year's fatal accident at Dreamworld. ()

Duration: 00:02:45


UN fearing even worse for Yemen if port is closed

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The war in Yemen has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with millions of Yemenis facing starvation or severely restricted access to basic needs. ()

Duration: 00:03:26


World News Radio August 23

8/23/2017
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Donald Trump takes aim at the media at his first public appearance since the deadly demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia. Independent Senator Cory Bernardi says politicians' need to prove they're eligible to sit in parliament. A first for Indigenous Australia as Kyle Anderson wins a World Series of Darts title. ()

Duration: 00:28:53


Australia considers its response to Trump's plan for Afghanistan

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Australia says it will not rush any decision to increase its military involvement in the war in Afghanistan. ()

Duration: 00:03:11


Trump's 'new direction' on Afghanistan broadly welcomed

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson say his country's decision to commit more troops to Afghanistan could turn the tide in the country's 16-year conflict. ()

Duration: 00:03:27


The noose closes around IS in Tal Afar

8/23/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Iraqi troops have reached the city limits of the northern town of Tal Afar, three days into an internationally-backed operation to take back territory from IS militants. ()

Duration: 00:03:48


Lebanon team in Rugby League World Cup has different motive

8/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Lebanon will make its second appearance at the Rugby League World Cup, being held later this year in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. The Lebanese side will feature a number of experienced National Rugby League players. ()

Duration: 00:02:11


Filipino rights activist fears going back from Australia

8/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Catholic churches in the Philippines will ring their bells every night for three months to raise alarm over the growing death toll in the country's war on drugs. Filipino human rights campaigner Ellecer Carlos currently in Australia to raise awareness of the killings, now fears returning to his country after threats were made by the President. ()

Duration: 00:03:58


Government picks first area for proposed drug-testing of jobseekers

8/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The Turnbull Government has selected the south-western Sydney area of Canterbury-Bankstown as the first location for a proposed drug-testing trial of new jobseekers. Welfare recipients in the area could be randomly tested for drugs from the start of next year. ()

Duration: 00:03:22


World News Radio August 22

8/22/2017
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Donald Trump argues against a hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan. The push back against President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs in the Philippines. A total solar eclipse in the United States for the first time in nearly a century. ()

Duration: 00:28:55


NSW Greens call for urgent pokies harm minimisation

8/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: New data reveals the top 25 New South Wales hotels making the most profit from poker machines are earning over $250 million dollars per year. ()

Duration: 00:03:19


Exploring the journeys of early Chinese Australians

8/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Anew exhibition traces the journeys of Australia's Chinese migrants from early hardship to a better life in a new home. ()

Duration: 00:03:06


Suspected Las Ramblas van driver shot dead by police

8/22/2017
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SBS World News Radio: Spanish police say they have shot dead the alleged van driver in the Barcelona terror attack that killed 13 people last week. ()

Duration: 00:03:24


Global tech leaders call on UN to ban 'killer robots'

8/21/2017
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SBS World News Radio: The United Nations has been asked to ban the development of "killer robots", with a warning they could threaten world security. ()

Duration: 00:03:55


China promises 500 'smart cities' by year's end

8/21/2017
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SBS World News Radio: China has announced a bold plan to establish 500 'smart cities' nationwide by the end of 2017. ()

Duration: 00:04:11

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