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Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings

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(Reuters) – Lawyers for Huawei’s chief financial officer urged Canada’s justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges. FILE PHOTO: Huawei’s Financial Chief Meng Wanzhou leaves her family home in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo Read More

Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada’s Justice Minister to withdraw extradition proceedings

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FILE PHOTO: Huawei’s Financial Chief Meng Wanzhou leaves her family home in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo (Reuters) – Lawyers for Huawei’s chief executive officer Meng Wanzhou, who is being detained in Canada on U.S. fraud charges, on Monday urged Canada’s Minister of Justice to reconsider whether to withdraw the Read More

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Dept over seized equipment: filing

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is seen at the Read More

Assange lawyer reveals Pentagon behind pursuit of Wikileaks publisher

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A lawyer for Wikileaks’ Julian Assange has confirmed that the Pentagon – not the White House or any other government agency whose secrets he leaked – was driving the nearly decade-long campaign to destroy the publisher. After asking officials at the Obama administration if they “really wanted” the publisher for whistleblowers and warning that “there Read More

China warns ‘black hand’ of Western meddlers to stay out of Hong Kong

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China’s foreign minister has said the “black hand” of Western involvement is stirring up trouble in Hong Kong and warned against outsiders interfering and sabotaging stability in what he described as “China’s domestic affair.” Wang Yi was commenting on the recent Hong Kong demonstrations against an extradition bill that could see residents tried in China; Read More

Russian video game maker gets a year in jail for buying F-16 manuals on eBay

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A court in Utah has sentenced Oleg Tishchenko to a year and a day in prison for buying F-16 and F-35 fighter jet manuals, which he says he was using to design a flight simulator. Despite the long sentence, Tishchenko, 42, will be deported to Russia on June 19, according to court filings released Wednesday, Read More

Russia hits out at ‘groundless’ murder charges over MH17 downing

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Russia has denied involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 after investigators charged four men – including three Russians – with murder for their alleged role in the crash. Almost five years after the Boeing 777 jet was shot down above eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew, an Read More

Four charged with murder over downing of flight MH17

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Four men have been charged with murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which killed 298 passengers and crew. Almost five years after the Boeing 777 jet was shot down above eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014, an international team of investigators announced that three Russians and a Ukrainian were to be “held Read More

UK wants Pakistan to take back thousands of migrants who overstayed visas – Pakistan FM

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The British government has asked Pakistan to sign a treaty that would allow it to send thousands of Pakistani migrants with expired UK visas back to their home country, says Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Qureshi said he recently discussed the treaty with UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid, and appeared to support the measure, Read More

Hong Kong protesters make rest of the world look bad with 2am rubbish clean up (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Hong Kong protesters showed up the rest of the world’s demonstrators when, after a 2 million-strong march, they worked through the night to ensure not a scrap of trash was left in their wake. The mass protests against an unpopular China extradition bill took place on June 16 and, after the 3km march was over, Read More