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Huawei executive, facing extradition to U.S., to argue the allegations aren’t crimes in Canada

The December 2018 detention of Huawei “princess” Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver has left Canada caught between the United States and China.
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Huawei executive, facing extradition to U.S., to argue the allegations aren’t crimes in Canada

The December 2018 detention of Huawei “princess” Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver has left Canada caught between the United States and China.

U.S.-bound migrants clash with Mexican forces at Guatemala border

Scuffles broke out as some members of the caravan pushed past troops guarding an international bridge over the Suchiate River separating the two countries.
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U.S.-bound migrants clash with Mexican forces at Guatemala border

Scuffles broke out as some members of the caravan pushed past troops guarding an international bridge over the Suchiate River separating the two countries.

Norway’s prime minister loses majority after authorities repatriate suspected member of Islamic State and her children from Syria

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg lost her parliamentary majority Monday when the right-wing Progress Party withdrew its ministers from the government coalition in protest of the action.
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Norway’s prime minister loses majority after authorities repatriate suspected member of Islamic State and her children from Syria

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg lost her parliamentary majority Monday when the right-wing Progress Party withdrew its ministers from the government coalition in protest of the action.

Seven missing, hundreds rescued after avalanche hits hiking group in Himalayas

The search for a hiking group that went missing in an avalanche last week was thwarted by dangerous conditions around Annapurna.
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Seven missing, hundreds rescued after avalanche hits hiking group in Himalayas

The search for a hiking group that went missing in an avalanche last week was thwarted by dangerous conditions around Annapurna.

No one wants to buy Mexico’s presidential plane. So how about a raffle?

Of course, winning the raffle would carry some downsides — around $1 million a year for maintenance, taxes, crew and gas, one news site estimated.
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No one wants to buy Mexico’s presidential plane. So how about a raffle?

Of course, winning the raffle would carry some downsides — around $1 million a year for maintenance, taxes, crew and gas, one news site estimated.

Huawei executive, facing extradition to the United States, to argue the allegations aren’t crimes in Canada

The December 2018 detention of Huawei “princess” Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver has left Canada caught between the United States and China.
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Huawei executive, facing extradition to the United States, to argue the allegations aren’t crimes in Canada

The December 2018 detention of Huawei “princess” Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver has left Canada caught between the United States and China.

Norway’s prime minister loses majority after authorities repatriate Islamic State suspect and her children from Syria

The Norwegian government's crisis was among the most dramatic political ramifications of a dilemma many European governments are facing.
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Norway’s prime minister loses majority after authorities repatriate Islamic State suspect and her children from Syria

The Norwegian government's crisis was among the most dramatic political ramifications of a dilemma many European governments are facing.

Laos once considered the letter R a Western interloper. The Internet helped bring it back.

For decades it vanished from practically all writing and speech, except in Buddhist monasteries and among intellectuals. To this day, the words “France” and “America” are officially pronounced “Falang” and “Amaylika.”
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Laos once considered the letter R a Western interloper. The Internet helped bring it back.

For decades it vanished from practically all writing and speech, except in Buddhist monasteries and among intellectuals. To this day, the words “France” and “America” are officially pronounced “Falang” and “Amaylika.”

Extradition hearing to open for Huawei executive at center of three-nation rift

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Meng Wanzhou misled banks about the company’s relationship with its subsidiary Skycom, effectively tricking them into violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Meng has denied wrongdoing.
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Extradition hearing to open for Huawei executive at center of three-nation rift

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Meng Wanzhou misled banks about the company’s relationship with its subsidiary Skycom, effectively tricking them into violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Meng has denied wrongdoing.

Juan Guaidó leaves Venezuela, defying travel ban

The opposition leader made a surprise appearance outside the country Sunday, his first trip abroad in nearly a year. He will meet Monday with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Colombia, and then travel to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switze
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Juan Guaidó leaves Venezuela, defying travel ban

The opposition leader made a surprise appearance outside the country Sunday, his first trip abroad in nearly a year. He will meet Monday with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Colombia, and then travel to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to rally support in Europe.

Lebanon on ‘brink of chaos and anarchy’ as peaceful protests turn violent

Hundreds were injured over the weekend as police and protesters battled in the streets of Beirut amid an acute financial crisis.
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Lebanon on ‘brink of chaos and anarchy’ as peaceful protests turn violent

Hundreds were injured over the weekend as police and protesters battled in the streets of Beirut amid an acute financial crisis.

Maduro dice que se encuentra en control de Venezuela y que está listo a iniciar un diálogo directo con los Estados Unidos

En una extensa entrevista exclusiva con The Washington Post, el asediado lider se mostró seguro de si mismo, desafiante y reacio a negociar su salida.
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Maduro dice que se encuentra en control de Venezuela y que está listo a iniciar un diálogo directo con los Estados Unidos

En una extensa entrevista exclusiva con The Washington Post, el asediado lider se mostró seguro de si mismo, desafiante y reacio a negociar su salida.

Extradition hearing of Huawei executive at the center of U.S.-Canada-China rift to open

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Meng Wanzhou misled banks about the company’s relationship with its subsidiary Skycom, effectively tricking them into violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Meng has denied wrongdoing.
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Extradition hearing of Huawei executive at the center of U.S.-Canada-China rift to open

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Meng Wanzhou misled banks about the company’s relationship with its subsidiary Skycom, effectively tricking them into violating U.S. sanctions against Iran. Meng has denied wrongdoing.

Hong Kong police tear-gas rally after protesters attack plainclothes agents

The incident marked a return to the sporadic violence that has occasionally erupted around the largely peaceful anti-government movement, now in its eight month.
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Hong Kong police tear-gas rally after protesters attack plainclothes agents

The incident marked a return to the sporadic violence that has occasionally erupted around the largely peaceful anti-government movement, now in its eight month.

In Australia, fires energize environmental movement

Australia is angry. Part of its ire is directed at public policies that largely discount climate change as a problem worth addressing in the near term.
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In Australia, fires energize environmental movement

Australia is angry. Part of its ire is directed at public policies that largely discount climate change as a problem worth addressing in the near term.

Fake drugs kill people and fund terror. African leaders hope to do something about it.

Dignitaries flocked to Togo for a summit, where the presidents of three countries proposed laws to aid a collective crackdown on trafficking of counterfeit drugs.
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Fake drugs kill people and fund terror. African leaders hope to do something about it.

Dignitaries flocked to Togo for a summit, where the presidents of three countries proposed laws to aid a collective crackdown on trafficking of counterfeit drugs.

With no buyer in sight, Mexican president floats raffling off jet for $25 a pop

Mexicans are here for the humor: “Mama! Move your station wagon so I can park my plane,” wrote one Twitter user, with an image of the jet superimposed on a parking spot occupied by a battered family car.
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With no buyer in sight, Mexican president floats raffling off jet for $25 a pop

Mexicans are here for the humor: “Mama! Move your station wagon so I can park my plane,” wrote one Twitter user, with an image of the jet superimposed on a parking spot occupied by a battered family car.

Proxy war in Libya deepens as Europe, U.S. prep for talks

The U.S. and Europe are hoping to regain their credibility and have a greater say in Libya’s future — as their rivals Russia and Turkey extend their influence into North Africa and the Mediterranean Sea.
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Proxy war in Libya deepens as Europe, U.S. prep for talks

The U.S. and Europe are hoping to regain their credibility and have a greater say in Libya’s future — as their rivals Russia and Turkey extend their influence into North Africa and the Mediterranean Sea.

Blizzard buried cars and homes with more than 12 feet of snow in parts of Newfoundland

The historic blizzard that slammed Canada’s easternmost province is headed for Greenland — but it left snow-buried neighborhoods, a slew of power outages and shattered records in its wake.
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Blizzard buried cars and homes with more than 12 feet of snow in parts of Newfoundland

The historic blizzard that slammed Canada’s easternmost province is headed for Greenland — but it left snow-buried neighborhoods, a slew of power outages and shattered records in its wake.

China’s birth rate hits its lowest point in decades. Other nations face same trend.

China, Cuba, Germany, Hungary and Japan are responding differently to their demographic changes.
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China’s birth rate hits its lowest point in decades. Other nations face same trend.

China, Cuba, Germany, Hungary and Japan are responding differently to their demographic changes.

Brazil’s culture secretary fired after appearing to paraphrase Nazi propaganda in speech

Roberto Alvim released a video in which he quoted and paraphrased Joseph Goebbels in his remarks, leading lawmakers, regardless of party, to call for his removal.
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Brazil’s culture secretary fired after appearing to paraphrase Nazi propaganda in speech

Roberto Alvim released a video in which he quoted and paraphrased Joseph Goebbels in his remarks, leading lawmakers, regardless of party, to call for his removal.

Australians love a home among gum trees. But can eucalyptus forests recover from the fires?

Scientists warn that ecological systems will struggle to bounce back from this season’s devastating blazes.
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Australians love a home among gum trees. But can eucalyptus forests recover from the fires?

Scientists warn that ecological systems will struggle to bounce back from this season’s devastating blazes.

11 U.S. troops needed treatment after Iranian missile attack, Pentagon says

Officials previously said the attack, which flung some U.S. troops from towers with powerful blasts, did not cause injuries.
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11 U.S. troops needed treatment after Iranian missile attack, Pentagon says

Officials previously said the attack, which flung some U.S. troops from towers with powerful blasts, did not cause injuries.

When Xi met Suu Kyi: China embraces Myanmar as Western nations recoil

The Chinese leader’s visit to Myanmar aims to send a signal that Beijing is back in the driver’s seat — at the West’s expense.
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When Xi met Suu Kyi: China embraces Myanmar as Western nations recoil

The Chinese leader’s visit to Myanmar aims to send a signal that Beijing is back in the driver’s seat — at the West’s expense.

Putin wanted Russian science to top the world. Then a huge academic scandal blew up.

At least 869 academic papers have been retracted for flaws that included plagiarism. More could come.
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Putin wanted Russian science to top the world. Then a huge academic scandal blew up.

At least 869 academic papers have been retracted for flaws that included plagiarism. More could come.

Senators to call on Trump to impose sanctions on Egyptian officials after jailed U.S. citizen dies

Mustafa Kassem died this week during a hunger strike after six years in an Egyptian prison.
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Senators to call on Trump to impose sanctions on Egyptian officials after jailed U.S. citizen dies

Mustafa Kassem died this week during a hunger strike after six years in an Egyptian prison.

Putin’s plans for his post-presidency in Russia could see him wielding influence for life

By trying to curb presidential powers before he steps down, Vladimir Putin is laying the groundwork to keep his grip on Russia’s autocracy.
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Putin’s plans for his post-presidency in Russia could see him wielding influence for life

By trying to curb presidential powers before he steps down, Vladimir Putin is laying the groundwork to keep his grip on Russia’s autocracy.