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23 05, 2019

US fugitive Jose Simms agrees to surrender to police if he gets 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ for his wanted poster

By | 2019-05-23T02:52:36+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|World|Comments Off on US fugitive Jose Simms agrees to surrender to police if he gets 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ for his wanted poster

A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical.Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be so...

23 05, 2019

Holiday hostage nightmare ends for Italian Alessandro Sandrini, held by kidnappers in Syria for almost three years

By | 2019-05-23T02:30:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|World|Comments Off on Holiday hostage nightmare ends for Italian Alessandro Sandrini, held by kidnappers in Syria for almost three years

An Italian hostage was on his way home after more than two years in captivity in Syria, where an unknown number of foreigners remain missing eight years into the country’s devastating war.Alessandro Sandrini, 32, disappeared in October 2016 after going...

21 05, 2019

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

By | 2019-05-21T18:23:36+00:00 May 21st, 2019|World|Comments Off on Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed on Tuesday to keep the pressure on Beijing as a Canadian parliamentary delegation in China sought the release of two Canadians held as spies.“China is making stronger moves than it has before to try to get i...

21 05, 2019

Donald Trump held off punishing Huawei until US-China trade talks stalled

By | 2019-05-21T17:51:55+00:00 May 21st, 2019|World|Comments Off on Donald Trump held off punishing Huawei until US-China trade talks stalled

The Trump administration held off on blacklisting Huawei Technologies out of concern the move could disrupt trade negotiations with China and took action only after the last round of talks hit an impasse, according to people familiar with the matter.Pl...