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Graham: US should be stronger on Canadians detained in China

Feb. 15, 2019 7:16 PM EST

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not been strong enough. Graham also told Munich Security Conference delegates the international reaction to China's...

China's Huawei soft power push raises hard questions

Feb. 13, 2019 1:28 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's national game — brought to you by China's Huawei. As a nasty diplomatic feud deepens between the two countries over the tech company, involving arrests and execution orders, it hasn't gone unnoticed that Huawei's bright red fan-shaped logo is plastered prominently on the set...

US ambassador: Arrests of Canadians in China unacceptable

Feb. 9, 2019 6:51 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Saturday her country is "deeply concerned" about China's "unlawful" detention of two Canadians. Ambassador Kelly Craft said in a statement to The Associated Press the arrests of ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor are "unacceptable"...

NATO chief: China must treat arrested Canadians fairly

Jan. 31, 2019 6:07 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO's chief on Thursday called on China to treat two Canadian citizens detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese Huawei executive in Canada "fairly and with due process." Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he was following the situation of the...

Timeline: The China-US-Canada battle over Huawei

Jan. 29, 2019 11:29 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The United States has brought charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies and one of its top executives in a case that has shaken China's relations with the U.S. and Canada. A look at how events have unfolded over the past two months: Dec. 1: Canada arrests Huawei Chief Financial...

The Latest: Huawei exec changes bail benefactor in Canada

Jan. 29, 2019 9:58 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. allegations against Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies (all times local): 3 a.m. A top Chinese executive facing extradition to the United States has appeared in a Canadian court to change one of people who put up bail for her. When Meng was originally granted bail last...

China-US row over tech giant Huawei overshadows trade talks

Jan. 29, 2019 5:19 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. criminal charges against Chinese electronics giant Huawei have sparked a fresh round of trans-Pacific recriminations, with Beijing demanding Tuesday that Washington back off what it called an "unreasonable crackdown" on the maker of smartphones and telecom gear. China's foreign ministry...

World stocks mixed amid fears for trade talks, Brexit hopes

Jan. 29, 2019 7:08 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Tuesday amid concerns that U.S. criminal charges against China's Huawei could complicate trade talks, though European indexes were up on optimism over Brexit. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent to 11,220 and France's CAC 40 added 0.7 percent to 4,920....

US charges against Huawei could inflame China trade talks

Jan. 29, 2019 5:55 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin Wednesday in Washington that are intended to defuse the trade war between the administration and Beijing. The Justice Department charged Monday that...

Q&A: What is Huawei and why does Washington worry about it?

Jan. 29, 2019 3:03 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is China's first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network switching gear used by phone and internet companies. It has spent a decade battling U.S. accusations it is a front for Chinese...