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Huawei exec due in court in Canada as row with China heats up

Huawei exec due in court in Canada as row with China heats up

Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese telecom executive at the center of an escalating row between Ottawa and Beijing, was due in court in Canada Wednesday to get a date for a hearing into a US extradition request.

China lashes out at Canadian extradition process for Huawei manager

China lashes out at Canadian extradition process for Huawei manager

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday slammed Canada's decision to proceed with the extradition of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei.

Trudeau announces $53 million in aid to Venezuelans

Trudeau announces $53 million in aid to Venezuelans

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Monday pledged Can$53 million (US$40 million) in humanitarian aid for Venezuelans amid a deepening crisis.

Canadian arrested in Macau for $284mn fraud attempt

Canadian arrested in Macau for $284mn fraud attempt

A Canadian man has been arrested in the gambling hub of Macau for allegedly trying to defraud an entertainment company out of $284 million, police said Monday.

Huawei executive can make good case against extradition -Canada envoy

Huawei executive can make good case against extradition -Canada envoy

A top executive from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd can make a good case against being extradited to the United States, in part due to remarks made by US President Donald Trump, Canada's ambassador to China said in comments broadcast on Wednesday.

Canada should ban Huawei from 5G networks, says former spy chief

Canada should ban Huawei from 5G networks, says former spy chief

Canada should ban China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks because the security risk is too great, a former spy chief said in an article published on Monday.

Synergistic opportunities prevail between Qatar, Canada, says Doha Bank CEO

Synergistic opportunities prevail between Qatar, Canada, says Doha Bank CEO

Canada could participate in various big-ticket projects Qatar is undertaking in different sectors, Doha Bank Group CEO Dr R Seetharaman has said during a recently-held knowledge sharing session titled ‘Qatar Economic and Financial Outlook’.

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.