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  • Beijing called on Canada to immediately release Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's CFO, who was detained in Vancouver and faces extradition to the U.S. over a possible breach of sanctions against Iran.

    Meng Wanzhou, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, was detained in Vancouver on December 1.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2018, 5:27 AM EST
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  • Google employees across the world demand a raft of changes in how the firm deals with sexual harassment allegations.

    The unprecedented action comes in the wake of a New York Times report, which claimed that Google gave a $90m exit package to Andy Rubin despite "credible" sexual harassment allegations against him.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 01, 2018, 6:48 AM EDT
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  • Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist from Iraq, have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.

    Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist from Iraq, have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their fearless efforts against war-time sexual crimes.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 05, 2018, 5:32 AM EDT
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  • Tesla chief Elon Musk's gesture to come forward for Thai boys' rescue won many hearts.

    Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk apologized for his unseemly “pedo guy” jibe at a British diver, who had earlier dismissed mini-submarines sent by the Tesla chief for Thai cave rescue mission, as a “PR stunt.”

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 18, 2018, 7:22 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump called on bloc members to double Nato defense spending to 4% of their GDP.

    A day after U.S. President Donald Trump poured scorn on allies over failing to meet their commitments for Nato military spending, the leaders plan to shift focus to the Afghan conflict on the second day of the summit.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 12, 2018, 6:27 AM EDT
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  • French President Emmanuel Macron called on other G7 members to stand up to the U.S. "hegemony."

    The leaders of the G7 group landed in Canada for what is expected to be a bitter summit amid open resentment against the U.S. “hegemony” following President Donald Trump’s decision to impose steel tariffs on trade allies.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 08, 2018, 8:20 AM EDT
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  • Over 20 nations have stood in solidarity with the U.K. over claims that Russia ordered Skripal attack.

    Russia has vowed to retaliate against the collective expulsion of its 100 diplomats by the U.S. and the EU states in a coordinated response to the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the U.K., allegedly ordered by Moscow.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 27, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced a raft of corrective measures.

    Amid outrage over misuse of data of Facebook users, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking site, apologized for a “breach of trust,” assuring that the platform is taking action against “rogue apps.”

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 22, 2018, 7:27 AM EDT
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  • Facebook says Cambridge University researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, violated its policies.

    Cambridge University researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, developed an app that mined data on 50 million Facebook users and passed the information to London-based consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 21, 2018, 7:33 AM EDT
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