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The World Today is a comprehensive current affairs program which backgrounds, analyses, interprets and encourages debate on events and issues of interest and importance to all Australians.

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On Tuesday's edition of The World Today: Donald Trump names his new National Security Adviser - will this one last any longer than the last one? Fixed four-year terms might to bring stability to our Federal Government, but would voters stomach eight-year terms for the Senate? And ride-sharing giant Uber announces a major investigation into...

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On Thursday's edition of The World Today: The Federal Government insists it has 'no desire' to increase taxes in order to reduce the deficit; Scientists may be a step closer to eradicating malaria with a radical new vaccine that shows a 100 per cent success rate; And young Australians express their frustration about their slow growing pay...

On Friday's edition of The World Today: a US court refuses to reinstate President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations; as heatwave conditions continue, NSW faces a catastrophic fire warning and potential blackouts, and political debate continues over energy in South Australia; and could tiny,...

On Tuesday's edition of The World Today: Senior Liberals launch public attacks on Senator Cory Bernardi who's breaking away to form his own party; in the US, traditional tech rivals lodge a joint legal submission opposing the President's immigration ban; and a warning that climate change is putting urban homes in Australia at greater risk of...