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Germany considers barring Huawei from 5G networks

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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government is debating whether to follow the United States and allies like Australia in restricting China’s Huawei Technologies from accessing its next-generation mobile networks on national-security grounds. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Some Western countries have Read More

U.S. legislation steps up pressure on Huawei and ZTE, China calls it 'hysteria'

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws. FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured outside their research Read More

Former US marine Whelan charged with spying was caught ‘red-handed’ – Lavrov

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Moscow didn’t nab American citizen Paul Whelan with plans to swap him for Russian nationals being held overseas, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Whelan, who is an American, Canadian, British, and Irish national, was apprehended and detained in Moscow because he “was receiving certain materials he wasn’t supposed to receive,” Lavrov said at a Read More

Assange defense team slams Louise Mensch for authoring ‘conspiracies’ against Wikileaks founder

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Jullian Assange’s legal defense team tweeted a reminder of where the dubious accusations against him originated, pointing the finger at Russiagate conspiracy theorist Louise Mensch. Monday’s tweet from the team defending Julian Assange slammed former UK conservative MP turned conspiracy theorist Louise Mensch. The attached article is apparently aimed to remind followers of what exactly Read More

China says countries should end 'fabrications' about Huawei

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Monday urged countries to end “fabrications” about Huawei, after an official in Poland said his country could limit the use of the company’s products by public entities following the arrest of a Huawei employee there on spying allegations. FILE PHOTO: Attendees pass by a Huawei booth during the 2019 CES Read More

Huawei sales director arrested in Poland over spying allegations

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Poland has arrested a sales director for Chinese telecoms giant Huawei over allegations of working with Beijing’s intelligence services. Huawei is facing increased spying accusations from the US and its allies. Along with the Chinese national, whose name has been reported as Weijinga W., the Polish counterintelligence service, the Internal Security Agency (ABW), arrested Polish Read More

Norway considering whether to exclude Huawei from building 5G network

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway is considering whether to join other western nations in excluding China’s Huawei Technologies from building part of the Nordic country’s new 5G telecommunications infrastructure, its justice minister said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A woman uses her phone as she walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Read More

Russian cyber firm hounded in US helped NSA bust 50TB data breach – report

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Kaspersky Lab may be portrayed by the US media as an extension of the Russian government using its antivirus software to snoop on gullible Americans, but in 2016 it helped the NSA to bust a massive security breach. Harold T. Martin III is currently standing trial for abusing his job as an NSA contractor and Read More