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Canada says second citizen has gone missing in China

Disappearances are believed to be in retaliation against Huawei CFO’s arrest

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Huawei CFO granted bail but will be strictly monitored

She cannot leave the house between 11pm and 6am, must wear an ankle bracelet

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Huawei CFO faces 30 years in jail for fraud

She is facing extradition to the US for conspiring to defraud US banks

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Saudi guarantees on detained activists ‘not good enough’: HRW

More than a dozen Saudi activists were arrested in May

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Huawei’s chief financial officer arrested in Canada

Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, is accused of violating US trade sanctions against Iran

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Hosts India held by Belgium in Hockey World Cup

Men in Blue could only manage 2-2 draw, while Canada-South Africa also finishes in draw

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Possible religious clothing ban in Canada’s Quebec has Muslims worried

New ruling party to propose ban preventing teachers, cops, judges and other govt employees from wearing ‘religious items’

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Canada legalises recreational marijuana

We want to keep the drug out of the hands of minors, said PM Justin Trudeau

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Canada’s Cirque du Soleil dazzles Riyadh after diplomatic row

The acrobatic troupe performed in Riyadh to mark the Saudi national day

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Court blocks construction of Canada pipeline to Pacific

The ruling was cheered by opponents of the nation’s largest resource project in decades, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration suggested it had been dealt a temporary setback and vowed to carry on

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Two police officers among four fatally shot in Canada

Four people, including two police officers, were killed in a shooting in eastern Canada on Friday in the latest eruption of gun violence across the country that has led to calls for weapons bans in cities. Police in Fredericton, a city of about 56,000 that is the capital of the province of New Brunswick, said…

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Cartoon — Sabir Nazar

Cartoonist Sabir Nazar’s take on the tussle between Saudi Arabia and Canada.

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Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada

Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada after Ottawa urged Riyadh to free arrested civil society activists. The Gulf Arab kingdom also recalled its ambassador and gave the Canadian ambassador 24 hours to leave the country, a Saudi foreign ministry statement said late on Sunday, adding it retained “its rights to take further…

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Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian police

Toronto is grappling with a sharp rise in gun violence this year

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Death toll in Canada heatwave hits 70

A heatwave in Quebec in eastern Canada has now been blamed for 70 deaths, officials said Monday. Thirty-four of the fatalities were recorded in Montreal, the provincial health ministry told AFP. Previously, the toll was 54 dead. The heatwave has hit eastern Canada since early July but only Quebec has recorded a rise in deaths…

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Shahid Afridi meets Salman Khan during event in Canada

Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi met Bollywood actor Salman Khan at an event in Canada. Afridi shared a picture of himself standing with Khan on his Twitter account. “Great to meet @BeingSalmanKhan today with community members,” he tweeted. “All the best for the event.” Great to meet @BeingSalmanKhan today with community members . All the…

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Canada woman breaks silence on PM Trudeau groping allegation

A former journalist broke her silence on Friday to stand by her allegation that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau groped her nearly two decades ago, when he was not politically involved. “I issue this statement reluctantly, in response to mounting media pressure to confirm that I was the reporter who was the subject of the Open…

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Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange juice

Canada hit back at the United States on Friday with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump. As temperatures and tensions increase, the measures targeting Can$16.6 billion (US$12.6 billion) in US steel, aluminum and consumer goods…

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US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup: FIFA vote

s The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday. The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the ballot at a FIFA Congress held in Moscow on the…

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The G7/G8: where the big powers meet informally

The G7, which ends a two-day summit in Canada on Saturday against a background of tensions, is an informal grouping of major powers created in 1975. Originally established as a vehicle for leading industrialised democracies to discuss the global economy, it has expanded its scope to issues such as peace, the environment and terrorism. Often…

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