Latest Extradition News

The Latest: Trump says he could intervene in Huawei case

Dec. 11, 2018 7:28 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times local): 4:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he would consider intervening in the Justice Department's case against a top Chinese executive if it would be in the interest of U.S....

A Canadian judge has granted bail to a Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the U.S.

Dec. 11, 2018 6:04 PM EST
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge has granted bail to a Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the U.S.

Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites him

Dec. 11, 2018 3:18 PM EST

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan teacher accused of participating in the country's 1994 genocide has arrived home to face charges after his extradition from Denmark. Prosecution spokesman Justin Nkusi confirmed the arrival Tuesday of 50-year-old Wenceslas Twagirayezu and said he is considered a key...

Thai court extends detention of refugee sought by Bahrain

Dec. 11, 2018 6:48 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court ruled Tuesday that a soccer player who holds refugee status in Australia can be held for 60 days pending the completion of an extradition request by Bahrain, the homeland he fled four years ago on account of alleged political persecution and torture. Hakeem al-Araibi, who was...

The Latest: Huawei expects 'just conclusion' on exec's bail

Dec. 10, 2018 10:33 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times local): 7 p.m. Chinese phone and internet network gear company Huawei Technologies Ltd. says it expects a "just conclusion" from a Canadian court on whether to grant bail to its chief...

UK court rules that Indian tycoon should face extradition

Dec. 10, 2018 11:23 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British court handed charismatic Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya a substantial setback Monday by ruling he should be extradited to India to face financial fraud allegations. Judge Emma Arbuthnot Monday endorsed the Indian government's request for Mallya's extradition and said she would send the...

Saudi refusal to extradite Khashoggi's killers vexes Turkey

Dec. 10, 2018 11:05 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey says it is disappointed by Saudi Arabia's rejection of its request for the extradition of the killers of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The State-run Anadolu news agency on Monday quoted Fahrettin Altun, the communications director of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,...

Britain orders extradition of tycoon Vijay Mallya to India on financial fraud allegations

Dec. 10, 2018 7:25 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — Britain orders extradition of tycoon Vijay Mallya to India on financial fraud allegations.

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

Dec. 8, 2018 12:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the heart of a case that is shaking up U.S.-China relations and worrying global financial markets. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecommunications giant Huawei and...

The Latest: Huawei awaits 'right conclusion' in CFO's arrest

Dec. 7, 2018 11:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei says it has "every confidence that the Canadian and U.S. legal systems will reach the right conclusion" over the arrest of...