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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 04, 2019, 09:53 AM(IST)

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer (CFO). Photograph:( Reuters )

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The 47-year-old businesswoman was changing planes in Vancouver when she was detained at Washington's request on suspicion of violating US sanctions on Iran -- sparking arrests of Canadians in China that were seen as retaliatory.

Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou sues Canada for violating her constitutional rights during arrest

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, has filed suit against Canadian authorities for violating her constitutional rights when she was arrested in Vancouver, her lawyers said Sunday.

At least fourteen dead in Alabama tornado: Official

At least fourteen people died after a tornado swept through Lee County, Alabama on Sunday, destroying numerous homes and leaving a death toll that could rise as rescuers sift through the rubble, Sheriff Jay Jones said.

Algerian President Bouteflika offers to leave within one year if re-elected: Report

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, facing mass protests over his 20 years in power, will run in April's elections, his campaign manager said on Sunday, with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if re-elected.

'Never done when a president is overseas. Shame!': Trump attributes Cohen hearing to Hanoi Summit failure

Donald Trump blasted Democrats and said that decision to interview his longtime fixer, lawyer Michael Cohen, on the same day as a meeting with Kim Jong Un may have led to the North Korea summit ending with no deal.

PSG's Neymar hints at joining Real Madrid, says 'everything is possible'

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has been linked with a return to La Liga ever since joining PSG from Barcelona in 2017.


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