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Israel Scraps Migrant Deal With UN

Benjamin Netanyahu cancels a plan to settle African migrants to Western countries one day after agreeing to it.

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is cancelling a residency agreement for thousands of African migrants one day after agreeing to it. The deal had angered right-wingers who said it would encourage further illegal immigration.

Also in the programme: France faces a wave of strike action in the biggest challenge so far to President Macron's reforms; and the Chinese couple reunited with their missing daughter after a 24-year search.

(Image: A boy takes part in a protest against the Israeli government's plan to deport African migrants. Credit: REUTERS/Corinna Kern)

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