Correspondents Report - Individual Items
By ABC News and Current Affairs
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The ABC's overseas reporters give their interpretation and analysis of the week's major events.
||Australians cheer British sporting losses||Ever since Captain Cook made that fateful landing in Botony Bay, Australia and Britain have been tied together, and a big part of that shared experience is sport. Nothing, it seems, delights either country more than seeing the other side fail. And, an ever so slightly smug Philip Williams reports the big sports pendulum is finally swinging Australia's way.||11 7 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Toilet museum highlights lack of sanitation in India||A recent attack on two young girls who were raped and murdered while using an outdoor toilet has highlighted India's poor sanitation. To raise a response to the issue, Bindeshwar Pathak has built a toilet museum in Delhi, from where he spoke to South Asia correspondent Michael Edwards.||11 7 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sexist rant sparks gender issues for Japan PM||North Asia correspondent Matthew Carney reports on a sexist rant in Tokyo City Council that's sparked a national debate about the role of woman in Japan. The prime minister Shinzo Abe says he's keen for women to play a bigger role in business and government.||11 7 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Indonesians heavily engaged in presidential contest||The official results of Indonesia's presidential elections are unlikely to be made public for more than a week. Both candidates have declared victory. Correspondent Greg Jennett was posted to Jakarta to help with the ABC's election coverage, and he says he's been struck by how engaged in politics the Indonesian population has become.||11 7 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Two sides to every conflict||A hundred Palestinians have been killed since the start of Israel's bombing of Gaza, almost a week ago. At the same time, Palestinian militants have launching rockets at Israel every day. Middle East correspondent Hayden Cooper has experienced both sides of the frontline this week and filed this report.||11 7 14||Free||View In iTunes|