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Anna Mehler Paperny

Canada to cut Cuba presence after another diplomat falls ill

Jan 30 2019

TORONTO, Jan 30 Canada has decided to cut the number of diplomatic staff in Cuba by up to half after another diplomat fell ill, the Canadian government said in a statement on Wednesday, bringing the total to 14 Canadians suffering mysterious symptoms since 2017.

Canadian cops charge minor with terror offense after security raids

Jan 25 2019

TORONTO The Canadian police said on Friday they had charged a minor with terror-related offences in connection with a pair of national security raids in Kingston, Ontario Thursday night.

Explainer: What happens next in Huawei CFO Meng's case?

Jan 22 2019

TORONTO The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, arrested in Canada in December on allegations she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks.

Explainer: What happens next in Huawei CFO Meng's case?

Jan 22 2019

TORONTO The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, arrested in Canada in December on allegations she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks.

Fearing for Saudi teen's safety, Canada refugee agency hires guard

Jan 15 2019

TORONTO Amid threats to the safety of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed, who was granted asylum in Canada, the Toronto agency helping her has hired a security guard to ensure "she is never alone" as she starts a normal life, its executive director said on Tuesday.

Fearing for Saudi teen's safety, Canada refugee agency hires guard

Jan 15 2019

TORONTO Amid threats to the safety of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed, who was granted asylum in Canada, the Toronto agency that is helping her has hired a security guard to ensure "she is never alone" as she starts a normal life, its executive director said on Tuesday. | Video

Coming to Canada 'worth the risk,' says Saudi teen refugee

Jan 15 2019

TORONTO Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and "live a normal life" in Canada - things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia, which she fled fearing for her life, she told Canadian media on Monday. | Video

Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

Jan 12 2019

BANGKOK/TORONTO An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed the teen was en route to Toronto. | Video

Trump intervention comment may be gift to Huawei CFO

Dec 13 2018

VANCOUVER/HONG KONG Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source - President Donald Trump. | Video

RPT-Trump intervention comment may be gift to Huawei CFO

Dec 13 2018

VANCOUVER/HONG KONG, Dec 12 Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source - President Donald Trump.

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Lebanon is a sinking ship, parliament speaker warns

The speaker of parliament on Monday described Lebanon as a sinking ship at risk going under completely, underlining the depth of crisis in a country hamstrung by political deadlock and facing the worst economic strains since the 1975-90 civil war.