Guilty Verdict Expected For Ratko Mladic
Matt Wordsworth speaks with NSW magistrate Graham Blewitt, the former deputy chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at The Hague.
How Can West Win Cyberwar Against IS?
Coalition forces in Syria and Iraq are re-taking significant swathes of land from Islamic State, meaning its self-declared caliphate is almost fully eroded. But a former senior adviser to the US State Department is warning of a fresh battle - a so-called "cyber jihad", as Michael Vincent reports.
Haroon Ullah Calls For Unified Approach To Fight Cyberwar Against IS
Matt Wordsworth speaks to former senior adviser to the US State Department and author of Digital World War, Haroon Ullah, about why western governments need a new Manhattan Project to take on the terrorist group online.
Interview: Former Socceroos Captain And Professional Footballers Australia CEO
Matt Wordsworth speaks to former captain of the Socceroos Paul Wade and Professional Footballers Australia CEO John Didulica about Tim Cahill's apparent promotion of a sponsor during a recent match.
Chatline: Your Week In Review
Now for a look at what you had to say about our stories this week. Here's Jamie Cummins with Chatline.
Late Debate: Bridget McKenzie And Jenny McAllister
Matt Wordsworth speaks to Nationals senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, and deputy Opposition whip in the Senate Jenny McAllister about the week in politics including the government's changing energy policies.
Carey Steers New Novel Into Australia's Aboriginal Past
Peter Carey is one of Australia's most critically acclaimed authors. But until now, he says he's avoided a big topic: Australia's history of dispossession of its first peoples. For a long time, he believe that as a non-Indigenous author, it wasn't his place. But Peter Carey's view on that has changed and his new book, A Long Way From Home explores some of the more shameful parts of the nation's past. He spoke to Matt Wordsworth. And a warning, this interview contains strong language.
Panel Discussion: Should Young Adults Be Excluded From Assisted Dying Legislation?
Matt Wordsworth speaks to three young Australians who have had to face their own mortality. Robin Eames, Madison Brooke and Jessica Bean share their views on voluntary assisted dying and whether young people should be able to access any future laws.
Victoria On The Verge Of Passing Historic Assisted Dying Legislation
More than 70 percent of Australians broadly support the idea of voluntary euthanasia, but attempts at making it law have so far failed. Since the Northern Territory law was overturned by the federal government in 1997, there have been more than 40 attempts around the country. But recently, the issue has re-entered the public arena. Now Victoria is on the verge of passing historic assisted dying legislation. Naomi Selvaratnam reports.
Join Hamish Macdonald, Gorgi Coghlan, Tommy Little and Gretel Killeen as they dissect the daily news, events and hottest topics. Don't miss interviews with Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.
Join Hamish Macdonald, Gorgi Coghlan, Tommy Little and Sarah Martin as they investigate why hospital mortality rates increase in January and discuss the date of Australia Day with Pat Cash, plus special guest Nigella Lawson.
Stories include, 'Craig Thomson arrested', 'Abbott maps out campaign', 'Brandis calls timing of election announcement curious', 'Cameron forges ties with Algeria', 'UN diplomat survived being held hostage by Al Qaeda', 'Obeid son admits to getting inside information' and 'Downer has no plans to lead SA Libs'.
Stories include, 'Poor polls and backbench criticism', 'Coles joins campaign against factory farms', 'Pistorius case adjourned', 'In the pits', 'Prosthetic pinkies in demand for ex-Yakuza', 'Australia plays Japan' and 'Cricket Australia signs with Channels 9 and 10'.
Stories include, 'Another hitch for Abbott', 'Gonski returns', 'CMC being "neutered"', 'Australia targeted by Chinese hackers', 'China leads the world in hacking', 'Talks on Thai turmoil, 'Five found guilty of Politkovskaya murder' and 'Prince compares Putin to Hitler'.
Stories include, 'Government could not have changed Toyota's decision', 'Taiwan and mainland hold talks', '26 years for fiancee murderer', 'Queensland silk lost a brief after criticising government', 'At least 30 homes destroyed in Victorian fires', 'Coalition to 'sabotage' financial planning reforms', 'Prison has not dimmed popularity of former Ukraine PM' and 'Shirley Temple dead at 85'.
The story, 'In their own words', features the real story of the international rock royalty that was INXS, from the five surviving band members. The story, 'Stasiland', touches on the Australian Federal Police raid on the Sunday Night office.
In a world awash with bogus news, dubious sources and noisy opinions, Stan Grant brings Australian audiences the essential context they need to separate facts from fiction on the important issues of the day.
With guests Bernard Tomic, Kevin Pietersen and Steve Price, plus guest host Fitzy, and stories on the Cabinet papers found in filing cabinets, prescription-only codeine, and Donald Trump's State of the Union address.
With guests Russell Peters, Ricky Ponting and Christine Forster, plus hosts Waleed Aly, Lisa Wilkinson, Lehmo and Gorgi Coghlan, and stories on kingfish fail, Christine Forster's wedding, Natalie Wood's death, and life without a stomach.
Winter Olympics - Our next 'Ask a Reporter' topic
Next week the Winter Olympic Games will begin. But while athletes around the world are gearing up for the competition, a lot of the focus has actually been on host country South Korea and its relationship with its neighbour, North Korea. Both countries have agreed to march under one flag at the opening ceremony and compete together in some sports. We'll find out why this small act of unity is actually a big deal.
Safer Internet Day
Have you ever wondered why many internet sites and services are banned for kids under 13-years old? To mark Safer Internet Day on the 6th of February, we're going to investigate. We'll also learn about other rules designed to keep you safe online.
Most of us have heard about the threat of global warming. But its effects can already be seen in the cold northern country of Greenland, where more and more ice is melting into the ocean each year. Though as Ruby found out, the warmer temperatures are also providing some positive opportunities for the people here, too.
Super Blue Blood Moon
This week, kids and adults all over Australia stayed up late to check out a very special moon. It was called a super blue blood moon and it looked pretty spectacular. But why did it look so different? We'll find out.
Opening a business sounds like a pretty adult thing to do. But two 12-year old kids are proving that not only can you do it before hitting your teens - you can also be really successful! We'll hear from them to find out how they managed to do it.
In a few weeks, father and son fugitives Gino and Mark Stocco will be sentenced for a raft of crimes in NSW, including the brutal murder of a 68-year-old farmer. Over an eight-year period the elusive pair left of trail of fear, destruction and heartache across vast tracts of Australia. They were heavily armed, dangerous and desperate. As Steve Pennells reports, the one thing they didn't count on was their brave victims banding together to hunt them down. Sunday Night examines the investigation into the Gino and Mark Stocco crime spree, which saw them steal, loot and ultimately kill people across the eastern states of Australia.
With guests Shaun Micallef, Constance Hall and Flick from Survivor, plus guest hosts Tom Ballard and Fifi Box, and stories on the Dreamworld tragedy, the PM's approval ratings, and the bank who closed a deceased man's shared account.
The Fatal Shore
Ballina teenager Cooper Allen is a typical laid-back surfer who's had a serious chunk taken out of his HSC preparation time. He is the latest victim of a shark attack on Australia's most notorious stretch of coastline. "I was sitting on my board for maybe a second and then just a big grab on my leg, everything is just going through your head you know, I just remember thinking you know am I going to bleed to death? Am I going to die?"
The Hunting Grounds
Only six out of 575 reported sexual misconduct cases at Australian universities have led to student expulsion, a groundbreaking Freedom of Information investigation has revealed. The sexual misconduct was supplied by 27 universities including sexual assault, rape, attempted rape, sexual harassment, indecent behavior and filming without consent occurring between 2011 and 2016. Of those, 145 were rape. Some of them were by repeat offenders. The freedom of information searches show that less than 2 percent of alleged perpetrators are removed from the university.
King Of The Waltz
Andre Rieu is the world's most flamboyant violinist. At 66 his youthful sense of fun on stage and his tremendous talent have made him an international star. He's the biggest selling classical musician in the world has just announced a major tour of Australia. He spoke to Sunday Night about how achieving fame at 45 was a blessing in disguise.
Have You Ever Broken The Law In A Foreign Country?
The Budgie Nine aren't the only Australians to wind up on the wrong side of the law while overseas. This week we asked you if you'd ever broken the law in a foreign country and many of you "fessed up".
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize
The 2016 Nobel Peace prize is awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.
Debate: Bill Potts, Jodi Magi, Joe Hildebrand
Criminal lawyer Bill Potts, News Corp columnist Joe Hildebrand and Jodi Magi, an Australian woman who spent more than two days in jail in Abu Dhabi, join Lateline to discuss the plight of those who find themselves in trouble in a foreign country.
Interview: Kim Beazley
David Lipson speaks with former Australian ambassador to the US, Kim Beazley.
The New Approach To Mining Rehabilitation
Australia is at the end of one of the biggest mining booms in its history. Now, companies face growing pressure to rehabilitate and repair abandoned mine sites. Lateline's Ginny Stein travelled to the NSW town of Muswellbrook, home to the state's largest open cut coal mine, and where two very different approaches to land rehabilitation are underway.
Interview: Richard Di Natale
David Lipson speaks to Greens leader Richard Di Natale.
The story, 'Peter Garrett', the former rocker and politician reveals the first explosive details from his new book, from the Labor party's policy shortcomings to revelations about leadership. The story, 'A new way to handle sharks', have sharks been unfairly portrayed for all these years? We meet an expert who has made friends with the creatures that terrify most Aussies.
Stories include, 'Interview: Martin Chulov, Middle East Correspondent for the Guardian newspaper', 'A businessman accused of ripping off foreign students is continuing to run his operation despite facing charges of fraud and misconduct' and 'Movie makers from the 'big smoke' take their skills to regional Australia to make TV ads with a difference'.
Stories include, 'Immigration Department under scrutiny over botched Border Force operation and the case of Abyan', 'Interview: Professor Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission' and 'Interview: Ehud Yaari, an international fellow at the Washington Institute and one of the most authoritative Middle East analysts'.
Stories include, 'Abbott prepared to talk to crossbenchers', 'Abbott meets Muslim leaders', 'Courts pay better than the Church', 'Naplan results', 'Cambodia not suitable for any refugees', 'Mosul dam recaptured', 'National Guard called to Ferguson' and 'Leaving soon'.
Many people don't even find one talent that would draw a crowd, but Hugh Laurie has gone from being the most watched man on TV to filling concert halls playing the blues. The story 'Love in A Cold Climate' tells of a beautiful, amazing and at times frighteningly dangerous adventure with a young Aussie couple who splashed their entire $20,000 savings on a rickety little 29-foot boat. Plus Derren Hinch on looking after your liver.
Stories include, 'Unemployment hits 10 year high', 'Victorian government gives SPC $22 million', 'Father kills son at cricket practice', 'Police plead for calm', 'Car manufacturing in Australia is effectively dead', 'China conducts military exercises in Indian Ocean' and 'Belgium to vote on children's right to die'.
Stories include, 'Ceasefire broken by fierce fighting', 'Fighting stops police', 'Airlines need independent advice', 'Massacres must stop', 'Detention of children is abuse' and 'ACCC to ensure carbon tax savings are passed on'.
According to the world's greatest scholars it is the most exquisite yet mysterious books of all time - the Rothschild Prayer Book. From the Renaissance period, it has changed hands with some of the most powerful people in history and has been surrounded by secrecy for more than half a millennium. Until eight months ago, it was hidden away for years but now the mysterious owner emerges and our reporter holds the priceless treasure. Then, Rahni Sadler joins Redfoo on a whistle-stop tour from LA to Barcelona, Mykonos and back to Australia where he opens up in a surprising interview. Plus, an undercover investigation that follows two families who have been stranded in Thailand due to the crackdown on commercial surrogacy.
Stories include, 'US health officials grilled over handling of Ebola crisis', 'Ebola expert Sean Kaufman on Liberia's Ebola crisis', 'Powerful committee demands changes to anti-terrorism legislation', 'Queensland man charged with planning terrorist attack in Australia', 'Federal police sued for alleged rough handling during Sydney anti-terror raids', 'Top policewoman investigated over role in Catholic church sex abuse', 'Sydney University suspends professor over racist emails', 'Lawyers train to observe police handling of G20 demonstrators' and 'Music school transforms the lives of Baltimore's kids'.
Reporter Mark Horstman gives up some of his own blood to test specially coated stents that can mimic the blood vessel wall and Dr Jonica Newby is on a mission to find out what's been lurking in the back yard.
Stories include, 'Go with Gonski', 'Australian Vaccination Network told to change its name', 'Doubts about Galilee Basin', 'Government should honour pre-election commitment on education reform', 'Tens of thousands protest in Bangkok' and '$1.5 million Australian expedition to Antarctica'.
Stories include 'Bill Shorten is facing one of his first major tests as Labor leader', 'The Sydney businessman allegedly praying on foreign students trying to get a work visa', 'Stephen Conroy discusses NBN and working with the construction industry', 'Army cadet who secretly filmed sex and streamed it to his colleagues implicated in another sex scandal' and 'A man found in Perth flat, two years after his death'.
Tonight, guest reporter James Thomas meets an amazing bunch of big-hearted Australians on the world's largest civilian hospital ship; Ross Coulthart travels to the UK to learn about a revolutionary new diet and PJ Madam rediscovers Japan's Hashima Island. Plus, a music mash-up with the biggest stars and their greatest hits in a red carpet event.
Sunday Night returns with stories on the impending deaths of Bali Nine ringleaders, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the mother also potentially facing the death penalty in Indonesia for murdering her Australian husband and comedian Carl Barron's new film.
Stories include, 'President Obama authorises air strikes on ISIS militants in Iraq', 'Israel strikes Gaza amid rocket fire', 'Government threatens retaliatory sanctions against Russia', 'Audio recordings reveal Richard Nixon's strategies', 'Richard Nixon ordered illegal break-in before Watergate' and 'Composer Peter Sculthorpe dies aged 85'.
He's the hero boy who saved his brother's life and captured Australia's heart - now hundreds of Aussies have banded together to rebuild his family home so he can get the care he needs. Plus, in a follow up to the story Running Scared, a top South African criminologist says model Reeeva Steenkamp was killed because she was planning to leave Oscar Pistorius.
Stories include, 'Premeditated murder not proven in Pistorius trial', 'Obama's strategy to fight Islamic State militants', 'Australia to support US offensive', 'Wide regional acceptance of US plan to destroy ISIL', 'Nine Australian bodies from MH17 returned', 'Whole generation could be unemployable' and 'Cull to be cut'.
The story, 'Graveyard for giants', for as far as the eye can see, along a stretch of coastline in Bangladesh, hundreds of mammoth supertankers lie beached on the sand. The story, 'Love conquers all', meets soldier Gary, who survived a horrific crash while on duty. His wife Renee devoted her time to helping the man she loved get back on his feet. The story, 'Practically perfect', Dame Julie Andrews talks about her upcoming tour to Australia and she reveals some personal stories.
Stories include, 'Budget cuts necessary but responsible', '39th Australian killed in Afghanistan', 'Armstrong stripped of seven Tour De France titles', '14-year sentence for people smuggler', 'Uranium mining to resume in Queensland', 'Final debate pivotal', 'Opposition attacks shrinking surplus', 'Greens may hold balance of power in ACT', 'Syrian war may spill over into Lebanon' and 'Kremlin-controlled media attacks Putin's critics'.
Stories include, 'WA election sends a message to Labor', 'New tests for teachers', 'Four cricketers ruled out', 'Hackers attack RBA', 'WA election fought on state issues', 'Cardinals gather for conclave', 'Burmese refugees being trafficked' and 'Bus driver kills himself in prison'.
Stories include, 'Julie Bishop accuses the PM of criminal behaviour', 'Mental health services in need of improvement', 'Star system for food labelling', 'Opposition plan for NBN', 'Debate on National Broadband Network' and 'Ombudsman's independence undermined'.
The story, 'Agnetha speaks', features an interview with Agnetha Faltskog, the beautiful blonde in ABBA who closed herself off from the world after their success. The story, 'The real Mrs. Brown', speaks with Brendan O'Carroll, the man behind Mrs Brown's Boys, in which he plays foul-mouthed Irish matriarch Agnes Brown.
Stories include, 'Catholics celebrate selection of new pope', 'Record number of jobs created', 'Dumped chief refuses cabinet position', 'Vatican correspondent's view of Pope Francis', 'MP accuses church leaders of gross betrayal', 'Documentary tackles sexual abuse in the Catholic Church', 'Director discusses making of documentary' and 'Packers pick model'.
The story, 'Knockout blow', former Wallaby Peter FitzSimons meets a couple of footy warriors as they discover the price they've paid for playing the game they love. The story, 'My brilliant (New) career', Derryn Hinch interviews Jacki Weaver the woman he married not once, but twice. The story, 'True confessions', sits down with swimmer James Magnussen for an exclusive, one-on-one interview about the explosive revelations on the 4x100 men's relay swimming team.
Stories include, 'Shuffling the ministers', 'Cyprus saved from bankruptcy', 'Rodwell reunion in Manila', 'Prisoner X caused imprisonment of Israeli informants', 'Putin's Russia', '2 dead over 90 rescued in boat capsize', 'Challenge for new Resources Minister' and 'Cypriot politicians resigned to solution'.
Stories include, 'Boston bombings', 'Aftermath of blasts', 'Witness recognised smell of explosives', 'Earthquake rocks Iran', '37 killed in Iraq', 'Windsor and Oakeshott back Gonski', 'Inquiry into prevention rather than prison' and 'Texas experience with justice reinvestment'.
Stories include, 'Abbott predicts filthiest election', 'Armstrong dumped by sponsors', 'Former priest charged with 25 sex offences', 'National laws needed for living wills', 'Need for review of law on end of life treatment', 'Romney in a time warp', 'Family speak at inquest', 'British police taser blind man'.
The story, 'The dishonourable soldier', investigates a dishonourable ex-soldier who preys on women: he has four convictions so far for bashing four different victims. The story, 'Top of their game: Us vs U.S', meets two Australian men from different worlds with one thing in common: both have hit the big time in the worldwide sporting arena. The story, 'Great white fright', witness the extraordinary survival tactics of the Cape Fur Seals off the coast of South Africa.
Stories include, 'Reserve Bank's upbeat economic forecast', 'Members of the men's Olympic swimming team admit using Stilnox', 'Friday Forum, the week in politics', 'America's Catholic Church crisis' and 'Boston church's sexual abuse'.
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