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China formally arrests two Canadians on state secrets charges

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have formally arrested on state secrets charges two Canadians detained last year, the government said, drawing condemnation from Canada in a case that is likely to further increase tension between Ottawa and Beijing. Businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were ...

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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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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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Jackie Chan’s daughter ‘Etta Ng’ marries Canadian girlfriend

Etta Ng, the estranged teenage daughter of movie star Jackie Chan, has announced that she has married her 31-year-old Canadian girlfriend ‘Andi Autumn’. The happy couple shared a picture of Ms Ng, 19, and social media influencer Andi with their apparent marriage certificate, dated 8 November.   View this post ...

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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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Canadian national arrested at Pakistan’s Islamabad airport over drug smuggling

ISLAMABAD: Authorities at Pakistan’s Islamabad International Airport arrested a Canadian national for attempting to smuggle drugs outside the country on Monday. Officials of Pakistan’s Customs said the suspected Canadian smuggler, identified as Brain, was transporting heroin and ice outside the country. Customs officials said the ice was carefully concealed inside ...

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Somali man found guilty in kidnapping of Canadian journalist

TORONTO: A Somali national has been convicted in an Ontario court for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout, who was held captive in Somalia for 460 days and released only after her family paid a ransom, Canadian media reported. Ali Omar Ader, 40, was found guilty ...

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Canadian among 5 dead in shooting outside nightclub in Mexico

An injured woman is pictured near the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Ro state, Mexico where five people were killed during a music festival on Jan. 16, 2017. MEXICO: One Canadian was among at least five people killed Monday in a shooting at an electronic music festival ...

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