Thursday, 17 January 2019

Tag Archives: Canada

China sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling

BEIJING: A court in China has sentenced a Canadian to death for drug smuggling, a verdict likely to reignite a diplomatic row between the two countries. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was originally given a 15-year jail term in 2018 but after an appeal the court said the sentence was too lenient. ...

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Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

LONDON: Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban. In the latest setback for the company, Huawei said Saturday it had fired an employee in Poland ...

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He is a kid – Govinda hits back at Kader Khan’s son

BOLLYWOOD: Kader Khan died on December 31 (January 1), this year. The veteran actor had been complaining of breathing problems for a while and was shifted to a special ventilator just few days before his death. He breathed his last at a hospital in Canada, with his close family around ...

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Kader Khan passes away

BOLLYWOOD actor-director-writer-comedian and a Quran scholar, Kader Khan has passed away today after a prolonged illness. He breathed his last at a hospital in Toronto, Canada, a family member said, reported Hindustan Times. The 81-year-old, is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. According to a close ...

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Huawei announces securing 25 5G commercial contracts

DONGGUAN: Huawei Rotating Chairman Ken Hu held a press conference with leading global media at the company’s new campus in Dongguan. The journalists visited R&D labs showcasing materials and thermal management technologies developed for 5G equipment, as well as an independent cyber security lab. Hu delivered strong messages of confidence ...

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Third Canadian detained in China

TORONTO: A third Canadian citizen has been detained in China, a Canadian newspaper reported, amid a diplomatic spat between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a Chinese telecom executive. Canada’s foreign ministry said it was “aware of a Canadian citizen” having been detained, according to the National Post, which ...

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Canada looking to end arms contract with Saudis amid Khashoggi Case

TORONTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his administration had inherited a 15 billion Canadian dollars ($11 billion) arms contract with Saudi Arabia it now wanted to scrap. “The murder of a journalist is absolutely unacceptable and that’s why Canada from the very beginning had been demanding answers and solutions on that. Secondly, ...

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China Arrests Second Canadian in Response to Huawei CFO’s Arrest

BEIJING: China has detained a second Canadian national in what seems to be a direct retaliation to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that two Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig are “being investigated” on suspicion of “activities that endangered China’s ...

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Top Huawei executive detained in Canada

OTTAWA: A top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, officials said, angering Beijing days into a trade war truce with the US. The detention of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer, comes after ...

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Canadian mother, baby killed in bear attack

OTTAWA: A mother and her baby died in a suspected grizzly bear attack in Canada’s Yukon territory, officials said. Valerie Theoret, 37, had apparently stepped out for a walk with her 10-month-old daughter Adele in the remote wilderness when the animal pounced. Their bodies were discovered by the child’s father ...

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