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Arrested Huawei CFO offers to pay for surveillance as she seeks bail

Arrested Huawei CFO offers to pay for surveillance as she seeks bail

Meng, chief financial officer at Huawei - the second-largest smartphone creator in the world - was arrested on a USA warrant in Vancouver on December 1, facing possible extradition on fraud charges. Meng said she'd suffered numerous health problems, including surgery for thyroid cancer in 2011. People hold a sign at a Vancouver, British Columbia courthouse prior to the bail hearing for Meng. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. sanctions North Korea on human rights as Trump floats second summit

U.S. sanctions North Korea on human rights as Trump floats second summit

Choe Ryong Hae (right), special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and secretary of the Central Committee of the Ruling Workers Party, in Moscow on November 20, 2014. citizen Otto Warmbier who was detained in the country in 2016 for attempting to steal a propaganda poster and was later allegedly tortured, dying shortly after he was returned to the US. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nobel peace prize ceremony shines light on rape in conflict

Nobel peace prize ceremony shines light on rape in conflict

OSLO-One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses. Nobel committee chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen said the pair were "two of the strongest voices in the world today". Older women and men faced summary execution during the IS assault, which the United Nations has described as a possible genocide. Consulte Mais Informação

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Parliamentary election in Armenia respected fundamental freedoms: OSCE

Parliamentary election in Armenia respected fundamental freedoms: OSCE

The minimum threshold for political parties and alliances to get to the parliament is 5 percent and 7 percent respectively. The Prosperous Armenia party is second with 8.37 percent of the vote (103,800). "The general absence of electoral malfeasance, including of vote-buying and pressure on voters, allowed for genuine competition", the statement, which also summarized the findings of other global observers, said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Washington blasts United Nations as Hamas celebrates terror attack on pregnant woman

Washington blasts United Nations as Hamas celebrates terror attack on pregnant woman

Troops also went to nearby buildings and seized security camera footage. An army spokeswoman said she could not comment on the Ramallah raid, including whether it was connected to shooting that took place outside Ofra on Sunday. The army said on Monday morning that the perpetrators had so far not been located. IDF troops nearby responded by firing towards the vehicle, which fled. Consulte Mais Informação

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Huawei exec's lawyers argue for bail in Canadian court

Huawei exec's lawyers argue for bail in Canadian court

Monday is the second day of a bail hearing in Canada on whether to release Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecommunications giant Huawei and also the daughter of its founder. Huawei is the most prestigious tech company in China and was founded by Meng's father, Ren Zhengfei. Crowne International, a major wine importer, is offering employees a 10 percent discount on Huawei products for the next six months. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation arms sales overtake United Kingdom, second behind U.S. - watchdog

Russian Federation arms sales overtake United Kingdom, second behind U.S. - watchdog

Remarkably for the first time a Russian Federation company appeared in the Top 10, Almaz-Antey the state-owned dealer increased sales by 19 per cent to $8.6bn. The watchdog excluded China from the research, citing the information was not reliable. The report said that along with Almaz-Antey, three other Russian Top 100 firms increased their arms sales by more than 15 percent: United Engine (25 percent), High Precision Systems (22 percent), and Tactical Missiles (19 percent). Consulte Mais Informação

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James Fields Convicted of Murdering Heather Heyer at Charlottesville Rally

James Fields Convicted of Murdering Heather Heyer at Charlottesville Rally

On Thursday, she urged the jury to find Fields guilty of "no more than" the lesser charges of manslaughter in Heyer's death and unlawful wounding for the injuries to others. A group of about a dozen local civil rights activists stood in front of the courthouse after the verdict with their right arms raised in the air. Hundreds of Ku Klux Klan members, neo-Nazis and other white nationalists, some dressed in battle gear, came to Charlottesville for one of the largest gatherings of white ... Consulte Mais Informação

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