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Huawei files lawsuit against US government over seizure of equipment

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Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a civil lawsuit against the US Commerce Department over the mishandling of telecommunications equipment seized by American officials, demanding its release. According to the complaint, the US government took possession of hardware, including an ethernet switch and computer server, which was transported from China to an independent laboratory in 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

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

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FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is seen at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday in a fight over whether telecommunications equipment that it sent from China to Read More

Cyprus ghost town becomes pawn in drilling dispute with Turkey

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By Selcan Hacaoglu on 6/19/2019 ANKARA (Bloomberg) — A ghost town in Cyprus’s Turkish-controlled north has become the latest pawn in the conflict surrounding Turkey’s drilling for natural gas off the island’s shore. The breakaway Turkish Cypriot state has ordered a study to determine owners of properties in Varosha, which had been the island’s premier Read More

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer

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(Lisa Werner/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports thatAmazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more complicated picture: Amazon has paid income taxes somewhere, albeit at a low rate, likely helped by Read More

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law fueled protests

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Read More

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law are fueling protests

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city’s government will suspend the bill after widespread anger and violent protests. Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Read More

Hero or criminal? German boat captain threatened with prison for aiding illegal migrants

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Boat captain Pia Klemp is taking heat from Italy for rescuing migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome has accused the German national of aiding human traffickers – charges that have sparked fierce debate. Klemp and her crew are credited with rescuing more than 1,000 North African migrants who tried to sail – or float Read More

As Gabon’s new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example

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DAKAR (Reuters) – Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world’s tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country’s new forests minister. FILE PHOTO: Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba addresses a meeting on climate change at the 30th Ordinary Session of Read More