I'm Stuart Mackintosh with the BBC News hello. Iransays it will unveil a new locally-built fighter jet nextweek. The announcement comes amid mountingtension following President Trump's decision to pullthe United States out of an international agreementto curb Iran's nuclear activities and to reimposesanctions on Tehran. Here is Roger Walker. Untilnow, Iran has relied on a few dozen Russian or aging US strike aircraft bought before the1979 revolution which overthrew the Shah. Quoted by Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency, the Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami promised Iranians they would see the newfighter fly on Wednesday. He also reiterated that continuing development of Tehran's missilecapabilities was a top priority.
New regulations put in place in Ecuador to stop Venezuelan migrants from entering the countrywithout a passport have come into force. Thousands of migrants who are fleeing a profoundeconomic and political crisis had been allowed to travel using only identity documents. TheBBC's America's editor Candace Piette has the details. Over four and half thousand migrantshave been arriving at Ecuador's border with Colombia each day. Most are heading south toPeru and Chile. They've been walking or hitching rides for weeks and many told reporters theyhad no idea about the need for a passport. The documents are almost impossible to get inVenezuela and the migrants travel with ID cards and little money. If they can't continue theirjourney south, many will not be able to join family who have already made the trip.
A 29-year-old British man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following anincident in which a car was driven at members of the public and police officers in CentralLondon on Tuesday. Sally Harter, who was born in Sudan and who was living in the English cityof Birmingham, will appear in court on Monday. Two people were injured in the incident, whichended with the car crashing outside the Houses of Parliament. Leila Nathoo reports. Tonight themetropolitan police have said that Sally Harter, a British citizen has now been charged withthe attempted murder of both members of the public and police officers. Now, police say theprosecutors are treating this as a terrorism case because of what they describe as themethodology, the location and the alleged targeting of members of the public and police. World news from the BBC.