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Huawei CFO suing Canada, its border agency and the RCMP

March 6, 2019 An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest. Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou said Sunday they filed a notice of civil claim …

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US sanctions six Venezuelan security officials over blocking aid

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2019 (AFP) The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on six Venezuelan security officials for obstructing aid, which Washington had tried to force in as part of its effort to topple President Nicolas Maduro. The six include Major General Richard Jesus Lopez Vargas, the commanding general of …

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Pakistan state media publishes video of captured Indian pilot

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2019 (AFP) Pakistan state media Wednesday released a video purportedly showing a captured Indian fighter pilot being interrogated after his jet was shot down when it entered Pakistani airspace in Kashmir. Two Pakistani security sources told AFP the video was authentic, although the military has not yet …

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Pakistan says Indian aircraft bomb its territory

RIAZ KHAN, Pakistan, February 27 (AP) Pakistan says Indian aircraft crossed into its territory and dropped bombs on Tuesday without causing casualties, in the latest escalation between the nuclear-armed rivals since a deadly attack on Indian troops in the disputed Kashmir region sent tensions soaring. Maj. Gen Asif Ghafoor, a military …

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Dubai-bound plane hijack attempt foiled in Bangladesh

DHAKA, February 25, 2019 (Xinhua) Crew members on a Dubai-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines foiled a hijack attempt on Sunday by overpowering a suspect who tried to force his way into the cockpit, said an official. According to the official of the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) of the …

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