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Main topics for Friday, September 29:

  • The Rohingya crisis is the “fastest growing refugee emergency” in the world, the UN has said. In just one month 500,000 Muslims have fled Myanmar. We look at just how desperate that journey is by land or by sea, many are not making it to Bangladesh alive.

  • Also on NewsGrid, the aftermath from the Kurdish referendum in Iraq. The deadline for the regional government to hand control of its airports to Baghdad passed on Friday. Will the Kurds will comply, or will the Iraqi government use force to intervene?

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