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Meng Wanzhou exits the Supreme Court after an extradition hearing in Vancouver on 23 January 2020. Photo: Darryl Dyck | Bloomberg

The 36-hour Huawei drama that triggered unprecedented US-China-Canada diplomatic crisis

Since the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng in 2018, China has retaliated by jailing 2 Canadians, putting 2 on death row, and halting agricultural imports — plunging ties into darkest period.
Morning rush hour commuters wear protective face masks while boarding and exiting a train at Saint-Lazare metro railway station in Paris, France. | Photographer: Cyril Marcilhacy | Bloomberg

Myanmar garment workers pushed into sex work, France could extend emergency & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
A view of Qingdao city

China to test an entire city, pandemic ‘amplifies’ divorce in Canada & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Canada reports zero daily Covid deaths for first time in 6 months

Canada is seeing its death toll plateau after fatalities spiked above 200 in April & May. The total death count stands at 9,163 as of 11 September.
Copper | Representational Image | Commons

Doctor Copper is what hospitals need to fight Covid-19

The red metal’s pliability, conductivity and durability has been used in everything from early tools to plumbing to modern electronics & now healthcare.
File image of Indian High Commissioner to Canada Ajay Bisaria | Photo: ANI

Khalistan issue has no traction left in Canada, just like in Punjab, says Indian envoy Bisaria

Ajay Bisaria says Canada is bullish on the Indian economy despite gloomy forecasts, and is reconsidering its relationship with China.
Justin Trudeau

With row over Covid vaccine testing, Canada-China relations go from bad to worse

Chinese customs hasn’t approved shipments of a drug developed by a Tianjin-based firm for testing in Canada. Trudeau government will turn its focus to other partners as a result.
Meng Wanzhou exits the Supreme Court after an extradition hearing in Vancouver on 23 January 2020. Photo: Darryl Dyck | Bloomberg

Huawei CFO to seek evidence withheld by Canada about her arrest

Meng Wanzhou, eldest daughter of Huawei’s billionaire founder, claims border agents, police and the FBI unlawfully used the pretext of an immigration check to get evidence from her.

Trudeau, with his ‘camera-ready looks, easygoing nature’, is the hero of a new comic book

The comic book by TidalWave Productions is the latest addition to its 'Political Power' graphic novel series. It is set to be released on 16 September.
The Chinese national emblem and flags are displayed above the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China (representational image) | Photo: Giulia Marchi | Bloomberg

China sentences Canadian to death for drugs production as ties remain strained

Relations between the two countries have been strained since Canada arrested Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou in 2018, which was followed by China detaining two Canadian citizens.

On Camera

A file photo of Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. | Photo: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

How France-Turkey’s probable but unlikely conflict has been shaped by Erdogan’s politics

In episode 604 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the recent France-Turkey conflict and the deeper implications of this row.
Rupee (Representational image) | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg File photo

Tax revenues decline 22% in April-September, at one-fourth of full year target

Tax revenues declined 22 per cent from the year-ago period to Rs 4.58 lakh crore and were at 28 per cent of the full year target of Rs 16.36 lakh crore in the April-September period.

Defence

Army personnel during a parade (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Army develops WhatsApp-like app for personnel to dodge risk of communication leaks

The Secure Application for Internet supports secure voice, text and video-calling services for Android platforms over the internet. It is end-to-end encrypted. 
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.