BBC news with Illy McKew.
The Trump Administration has released new guidelines aimed at speeding up the removal of illegal immigrants from the United States. Undocumented immigrants with a criminal record will be targeted first along with those deemed risk to US security or who have abused the benefit system. But hundreds of thousands of people who arrived illegally, young children will be allowed to stay.
A British man who died carrying out a suicide bombing for the Islamic State Group in Iraq has been identified as a former Guantanamo bay detainee. IS announced on Sunday that Abu Zakariya al-Britani had detonated a car bomb near Mosul. The BBC understands his original name was Ronald Fiddler,a 50-year-old from Manchester.
The Ukrainian Oligarch Dymitro Firtash has been arrested in Vienna at the request of Spain after an Appeal’s Court ruled that he could be extradited to the US to face bribery charges. Mr. Firtash has been living in Austria since he was detained three years ago after supporting the former pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine.
The United Nations says an up surging fighting on Yemen’swest coast is preventing vital food deliveries. It’s warning that millions of people in the country are close to starvation.
The Indian Health Ministry has made a public statement that same sex attraction is, in its words, Ok even though homosexual acts remain illegal. The comments came in resource materials for adolescents.
The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdulla of Jordan have met in Cairo and said they are committed to a two states solution to the Israeli Palestinian conflict. Last week, President Trump indicated that he was not set on a two states solution.
And MPs of Netherlands have voted to allow the cultivation of cannabis giving legal backing to the long standing tolerance of the drug. Untilnow, marijuana has been technically illegal. BBC news.