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Persecuted Minority in Myanmar Is Escalating Its Armed Insurgency

Persecuted Minority in Myanmar Is Escalating Its Armed Insurgency

Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on Wednesday. About 65,000 are believed to have come from Myanmar since October, joining about a half-million who had already arrived.
Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia

Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia

Tunisian protesters confronted security forces blocking access to a government office in Tunis on Friday.
Israel Warns over Iran’s Presence in Syria After Air Strikes

Israel Warns over Iran’s Presence in Syria After Air Strikes

Jerusalem - Israel issued stark warnings on Sunday over Iran's presence in neighbouring Syria after a confrontation threatened to open a new and unpredictable period in the country's seven-year civil
Deadly Lack of Security Plagues Nigeria as Buhari Seeks Re-election

Deadly Lack of Security Plagues Nigeria as Buhari Seeks Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, center, flanked by service chiefs and other senior military officers, spoke during the Army Day celebration in Dansadau, in the northwestern state of Zamfara, in
Be Outraged by America’s Role in Yemen’s Misery

Be Outraged by America’s Role in Yemen’s Misery

Children in Yemen are acutely malnourished. Those who survive will often be stunted for the rest of their lives, physically and mentally.
After a Hiatus, China Accelerates Cyberspying Efforts to Obtain U.S. Technology

After a Hiatus, China Accelerates Cyberspying Efforts to Obtain U.S. Technology

General Electric Aviation’s factory in Cincinnati. A Chinese intelligence official is accused of trying to obtain trade secrets from the company.
After a Hiatus, China Accelerates Cyberspying Efforts to Obtain U.S. Technology

After a Hiatus, China Accelerates Cyberspying Efforts to Obtain U.S. Technology

General Electric Aviation’s factory in Cincinnati. A Chinese intelligence official is accused of trying to obtain trade secrets from the company.

Former Canadian Diplomat Detained in China, Adding to Tensions

Michael Kovrig was detained less than a week after Canada announced the arrest of a senior Chinese tech executive, Meng Wanzhou.

Former Canadian Diplomat Detained in China, Adding to Tensions

Michael Kovrig was detained less than a week after Canada announced the arrest of a senior Chinese tech executive, Meng Wanzhou.
China has detained a former Canadian diplomat

China has detained a former Canadian diplomat

This post has been updated. Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, has reportedly been detained in China. His employer, the International Crisis Group, confirmed he…
China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group Without Legal Registration

China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group Without Legal Registration

Police officers outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday. The arrest of Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, occurred less than a week after Canada announced the arrest of a senior
China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group Without Legal Registration

China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group Without Legal Registration

Police officers outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday. The arrest of Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, occurred less than a week after Canada announced the arrest of a senior
Second Canadian Arrested in China, Escalating Diplomatic Feud

Second Canadian Arrested in China, Escalating Diplomatic Feud

The Canadian Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday. Canada’s foreign minister revealed the new case a day after China said that a former Canadian diplomat detained in Beijing had been employed by an
Second Canadian Arrested in China, Escalating Diplomatic Feud

Second Canadian Arrested in China, Escalating Diplomatic Feud

The Canadian Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday. Canada’s foreign minister revealed the new case a day after China said that a former Canadian diplomat detained in Beijing had been employed by an
Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

President Xi Jinping of China and President Trump during the Group of 20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires this month.
Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

President Xi Jinping of China and President Trump during the Group of 20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires this month.
Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

Clashes Over Trade and Detentions: What China, the U.S. and Canada Are Fighting Over

President Xi Jinping of China and President Trump during the Group of 20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires this month.
An Emboldened China No Longer Cares What Its Critics Think

An Emboldened China No Longer Cares What Its Critics Think

Chinese police officers outside the Canadian embassy in Beijing.
An Emboldened China No Longer Cares What Its Critics Think

An Emboldened China No Longer Cares What Its Critics Think

Chinese police officers outside the Canadian embassy in Beijing.
The Canadians Detained in China: An Ex-Diplomat and a Daring ‘Fixer’

The Canadians Detained in China: An Ex-Diplomat and a Daring ‘Fixer’

Michael Kovrig, left, a former diplomat, and Michael Spavor, an entrepreneur with high-level contacts in North Korea, have been detained in China.
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