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Rohingya Refugee Surge Hits Bangladesh

The number of Rohingya refugees crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh has surged, the UN says, with more than 35,000 new arrivals identified in the last 24 hours.

The number of Rohingya refugees crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh has surged, the UN says, with more than 35,000 new arrivals identified in the last 24 hours.

Also in the programme: claims the Zika virus could help combat some brain cancers; and could solar winds be partly responsible for instances of whales beaching themselves?

(Picture: Rohingya families making their way across the Naf River into Bangladesh. Credit: AFP)

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Tue 5 Sep 2017 13:06GMT

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