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Recent Episodes

Nobel Laureate on Rohingya Crisis

Fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Jody Williams, urges Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to speak out on the plight of Rohingya Muslims who've been fleeing the country amid crackdown. Also in the programme: Is Trump close to a deal with Democrats on DACA? War-zone drawings.

(Photo: Relatives of a Rohingya refugee give her water after crossing the border from Myanmar by boat. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

UN Calls For Urgent Steps To End Myanmar Violence

As the number of Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh from Myanmar edges closer to 400,000, we hear about the risks that some of them are taking. Also on the programme: The museum exhibit that could cause quite a stink; and how Russian military exercises have set alarm bells ringing in some western capitals.

(Photo: Rohingya refugees wait to receive aid donations in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Credit: Getty)

UN Says Rohingyas Facing Catastrophic Situation

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a "catastrophic" humanitarian situation. Also on the prog: Spain threatens to arrest over 700 Catalan pro-referendum mayors and the celebrated conductor Sir Simon Rattle returns to the UK after 15 years directing the Berlin Philarmonic.

(Photo: Rohingya refugees walk to the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip. Credit: Reuters)

State of the Union: EU Calls for Greater Integration

The president of European Union Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has backed a future of greater integration for member states, including the expansion of the eurozone and the Schengen Agreement.

Also in the programme: the New Zealand MP accused of being a Chinese spy. And we hear from the president of the French overseas territory Saint Martin, which was devastated by Hurricane Irma.

(Photo: Jean-Claude Juncker addresses MEPs at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Credit: Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images)

Bangladesh Faces Criticism Over Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Bangladesh is being criticised for hampering international aid agency operations as they try to help Rohingya refugees.

Also in the programme: remembering Sir Peter Hall, a major figure in British theatre, who's died, and the Philippines slashes the budget for its human rights commission to almost zero.

(Photo: Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state wait for aid in the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf. Credit: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Inside Bangladesh's Rohingya Camps

BBC's Justin Rowlatt visits a camp in Bangladesh where Rohingya Muslims have fled conflict in neighbouring Myanmar.

Also in the programme: Further sanctions for North Korea and are EU nationals based in the UK being discriminated against?

(Photo: Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state waiting for aid in Bangladesh. Credit: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)