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Huawei committed to Canadian investment despite CFO arrest: chairman

TORONTO (Reuters) – Huawei Chairman Liang Hua said on Thursday the company is committed to increasing investment in Canada despite the arrest of its chief financial officer by Canadian police at the request of the United States last December. A woman walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Liang spoke to reporters after the Chinese telecommunications company said it would increase Canadian research and development investment by 15 percent this year and add 200 R&D jobs, expanding its workforce by 20 percent. “We…

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Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

(Reuters) – Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS “Firstly, I object to what the U.S. has done. This kind of politically motivated act is not acceptable,” Ren told the BBC in an interview. Canada arrested Meng on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States.…

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Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei told the BBC on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. “Firstly, I object to what the U.S. has done. This kind of politically motivated act is not acceptable,” Zhengfei told BBC in an interview. Canada arrested Meng on Dec. 1 at the request of the United…

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Libby Squire arrest man faces unrelated charges

Image copyright Humberside Police/PA Image caption Libby Squire has not been seen since she went for a night out in Hull on 31 January A man held over the disappearance of Libby Squire remains of interest to the inquiry, police have said, as unrelated charges against him were announced. The University of Hull student, 21, has been missing for 10 days and was last seen after a night out. On Wednesday, Humberside Police arrested a 24-year-old man at a house in Raglan Street, Hull. The force said the man had…

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Police shoot man and arrest six others in Deptford

Image copyright Google Image caption Police had been called over concerns about a woman inside a property and man with a gun Armed police shot a man and arrested six others after stopping a car in south-east London. The Met was called to Lewisham Road in Deptford just before 04:00 GMT over concerns about a woman’s welfare and reports about a man with a gun. A man in his 20s was shot when officers stopped a vehicle near Blackheath Road. He was taken to hospital in a non life-threatening condition…

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Libby Squire: Arrest over missing student as search continues

Image copyright Squire family Image caption The search for Libby Squire – whose full name is Liberty Anna – has entered a seventh day A 24-year-old man has been arrested over the disappearance of student Libby Squire who went missing a week ago. The 21-year-old, from High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, was last seen in the Beverley Road area of Hull after a night out. Humberside Police said the arrest was made at an address in Raglan Street on Wednesday night. In a statement, the force said: “We have not yet…

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Aiia Maasarwe: Arrest over killing of Israeli student in Melbourne

Image copyright Victoria Police Image caption Police released these images of Aiia Maasarwe, taken on the night she was killed A man has been arrested over the killing of a 21-year-old Israeli student in Melbourne, Australian police say. The body of Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was found near La Trobe University in the city’s north. She had taken a tram home late on Wednesday after a comedy show. She was attacked while speaking on the phone to her sister, authorities said. A 20-year-old man was arrested in a nearby suburb on…

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Poland spy arrest: China telecoms firm Huawei sacks employee

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei has repeatedly been accused of being a proxy for the Chinese government, a claim it denies Chinese telecoms company Huawei has sacked an employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying. In a statement, it said the man, named as Wang Weijing, acted on his own and brought the firm into disrepute. A former member of the Polish intelligence service was also detained on spying charges. Huawei is under increasing scrutiny, with the US and others expressing concern its technology could be used…

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Arrest video of jailed mother in Iran

Video appearing to show the arrest of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been shown in a documentary on Iranian TV. The British-Iranian mother has spent more than 1,000 days in an Iranian prison after being convicted of spying. She denies all the charges against her. Last week, her husband revealed she was planning a hunger strike because she is being denied medical treatment. Source link

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Newspaper headlines: NHS ‘gene revolution’ and Rooney arrest

Newspaper headlines: NHS ‘gene revolution’ and Rooney arrest By BBC News Staff Image caption The government’s 10-year plan for the NHS, which is published on Monday, is the top story for the Express. The paper calls the strategy “revolutionary” and reports that the government hopes it could save 500,000 lives. Improved maternity care, stroke therapy and extra support for the elderly are among the new benefits touted. Image caption The Telegraph also leads with the health strategy. It says a “gene revolution” will see tests given to all children with…

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