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    The truth about soaring power prices: wind and solar not to blame
     25 September 2017
    The numbers no longer stack up when it comes to coal-fired power: wind and solar are much cheaper, and rising electricity costs have more to do with gas prices and network costs than any "green scheme", writes Ian Verrender.
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    Bali volcano: Evacuations continue as tremors suggest Mount Agung eruption imminent
    25 Sep: The tremors rocking Bali's Mount Agung continue to increase in intensity and frequency, suggesting an eruption is imminent, but authorities face a last-minute struggle to evacuate locals unwilling to leave their businesses and livestock.... more
    Stateless Rohingya pushed from Myanmar, but unwanted by Bangladesh
    25 Sep: The Muslim Rohingya who have fled "textbook ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar to arrive in makeshift camps in Bangladesh are unwanted by both countries.... more
    Rohingya face hunger and disease in Bangladesh refugee camp after escaping Myanmar violence
    25 Sep: In Bangladesh's Kutupalong refugee camp, where the dearth of facilities and immunisation presents a "very high risk" of infectious disease, some Rohingya refrain from eating due to lack of toilets.... more
    Germans share their views ahead of national election as Angela Merkel holds lead in polls
    24 Sep: The ABC spoke to locals at the finish line of the Berlin marathon to get their views on the political situation in Europe's most powerful nation.... more
    Donald Trump: North Korea says attack on US inevitable after 'Mr Evil President', 'Rocket Man' trade barbs
    24 Sep: North Korea's Foreign Minister says a missile attack on the US mainland is inevitable after "Mr Evil President" Donald Trump called Kim Jong-un a "Rocket Man", before protesters attend a mass rally against America in Pyongyang.... more
    German election: Right-wing party's poll surge puts political establishment on edge
    24 Sep: Alternative for Germany's sudden rise could make life a bit more complicated for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Europe correspondent James Glenday writes.... more
    New Zealand election: Winston Peters 'kingmaker' in hung parliament as nation awaits result
    24 Sep: The votes have been counted and New Zealanders have had their say, but the dust is far from settled as the nation eagerly awaits news on who will form government, Josh Bavas writes.... more
    Germany election: As Angela Merkel seeks a new term, here's what you need to know
    24 Sep: The result of this weekend's vote in Germany seems to be a foregone conclusion, with Angela Merkel tipped to win. The real action is expected to begin once the votes are counted and the backroom talks begin, writes James Glenday.... more
    New Zealand election: Jacinda Ardern's campaign rollercoaster ride
    24 Sep: An international spat with Julie Bishop, 15-hour-long days on the campaign trail and a death in the family — it's been a rollercoaster ride for Jacinda Ardern she became New Zealand's youngest-ever Opposition Leader seven weeks ago.... more

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