Gulf Times - Canada
Six suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Six suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Six suspects, including a Canadian citizen, appeared in a Kenyan court Friday in connection with an Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead.

Canada asks China for clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Canada asks China for clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Canada urged Beijing on Tuesday to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that began last month.

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not have increased his sentence given no new evidence had been introduced during his retrial.

Saudi teen who fled family welcomed as 'brave new Canadian' in Toronto

Saudi teen who fled family welcomed as 'brave new Canadian' in Toronto

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life arrived in Toronto's international airport on Saturday after being granted asylum in Canada, where Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland welcomed her as a brave new Canadian.

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand.

Canadian drug smuggler faces retrial as China says 15 yrs too lenient

Canadian drug smuggler faces retrial as China says 15 yrs too lenient

A Chinese court said Saturday that a 15-year jail sentence for a Canadian national charged with drug smuggling was too "lenient" and remanded his case for a retrial.

US, Canada call on China to release detained Canadians

US, Canada call on China to release detained Canadians

The United States joined Canada on Friday in calling on Beijing to release two Canadians detained in what are widely believed to be tit-for-tat arrests related to the high-profile detention in Canada ...

Canadian former diplomat detained in China amid tensions

Canadian former diplomat detained in China amid tensions

A Canadian former diplomat has been detained in China, the think tank where he now works said Tuesday, amid Beijing's outrage over the arrest of a senior technology executive.

Top Huawei executive cites health issues in Canada bail request

Top Huawei executive cites health issues in Canada bail request

A top executive with Chinese telecom giant Huawei argued in court documents released Sunday that she should be released on bail from her Canadian jail while waiting possible extradition to the United States.

China urges Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China urges Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case ‘extremely nasty’.

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China calls on Canada to free Huawei CFO or face consequences

China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, calling the case "extremely nasty."

Soyuz 'successfully' launched into orbit: Roscosmos

Soyuz 'successfully' launched into orbit: Roscosmos

Russia's space agency Roscosmos said Monday the first manned Soyuz flight to the International Space Station since a failed launch in October was proceeding according to plan.