A British ‘ISIS rapper’ who was once suspected of being Jihadi John has been arrested at a hideout in Spain.
Police sources said today that British-Egyptian jihadist Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary was the ‘foreign terrorist fighter’ detained in a raid in Almeria on Monday.
Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the country’s chief judge to free prison inmates who have been awaiting trial for six years or more to ease overcrowding as the virus spreads, a spokesman has said.
A statement quoted Buhari as saying 42% of Nigeria’s 74,000 or so prisoners are awaiting trial. He urged Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to reduce that number “since physical distancing and self-isolation in such conditions are practically impossible”.
The tornado warning has now expired, but wind speeds will remain high as the thunderstorms move east.
There are reports of 71mph winds in the Bronx and trees down in New Jersey.
The mayor also gave thanks to those who had endured weeks on lockdown – confined to their homes and separated from loved ones.
He said: “The news I can give you today is finally positive. In these weeks there has been a decrease in the infections and deaths (from coronavirus ).
North Korea then fired several cruise missiles towards the Sea of Japan, the first such launch of this type of weapon since June of 2017, and Mr Kim, who regularly oversees major military tests, appears to have been absent from this event too.
On Saturday President Trump said during a briefing: “I received a nice note from him [Kim Jong-un] recently. It was a nice note. I think we’re doing fine.” North Korea’s foreign ministry said no letter had been addressed to Mr Trump recently by “the supreme leadership”.