Jackie Northam

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Rwandan Man Convicted Of Lying About Role In Genocide

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Twenty-five years after the start of the genocide in which 800,000 people were killed, a Rwandan man in Boston was convicted for lying on his asylum application about his participation.


How Canada Gets Squeezed Between China And The U.S.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Canada is under pressure from the two rival powers over the Meng Wanzhou extradition case.


Top Executive Of Chinese Tech Giant, Huawei, Appears At Extradition Hearing In Canada

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Meng Wanzhou, a senior executive of Huawei, a Chinese tech giant, appeared at a hearing Wednesday in Vancouver to decide whether she should be extradited to face fraud charges in the United States.


Extradition Hearing For Huawei CFO Comes During U.S.-China Trade Talks

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

An extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei gets underway in Vancouver. The U.S. requested the extradition of Meng Wanzhou for violating U.S. sanction against Iran.


Trump Administration Warns Chinese Tech Giant Is A Security Threat

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The U.S. is pressuring allies to bar Huawei equipment from telecom networks, saying the company has strong ties to China's government. Some allies push back saying they can mitigate security risks.


Concern Grows For Loujain Al-Hathloul, Jailed Saudi Women's Driving Activist

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Loujain al-Hathloul, who opposed the kingdom's past ban on women driving, is among several Saudi female activists who have been imprisoned since last year. Relatives say the women have been tortured.


The World Bank Needs A New President

Friday, January 25, 2019

The World Bank is searching for a new president after the last one abruptly resigned. The position has traditionally gone to an American, but there could be international competition this time around.


Rebranded Trade Deal Gives Member Countries An Edge Over The U.S.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Shortly after he took office, President Trump withdrew the U.S. from negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP is moving forward, and the remaining members stand to gain economically.


State Department Brings Employees Back To Work Despite Shutdown

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The department said it "is taking steps to make additional funds available to pay employee salaries." State has 75,000, including nearly 50,000 local hires, most of whom have been receiving pay.


Pompeo Meets With Crown Prince While In Saudi Arabia

Monday, January 14, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Saudi Arabia — the latest stop in his swing through the Middle East. While there, he met with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. What did they talk about?


Secretary Of State Pompeo Continues His Extensive Mideast Travels

Friday, January 11, 2019

While in Cairo on Thursday, Mike Pompeo gave a speech blaming many of the region's problems — in particular the rise of ISIS — on a lack of leadership from former President Obama.


'They Conveniently Forgot To Notify Us': EU Diplomat Downgraded In D.C.

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

The chief of the EU Mission to the U.S. noticed he was called up last as he paid his respects to late President George H.W. Bush.


Saudi Arabia Prosecutors Request Death Penalty For People Accused Of Killing Jamal Khashoggi

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Saudi Arabia held a hearing Thursday for the men accused of killing columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The kingdom faces charges it's covering up the suspect who ordered the killing.


U.S. Aims To Stall China's Efforts To Be The Global Leader In The Race For 5G

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Trump administration is expected to crack down on Chinese hacking in a bid to curb Beijing's effort to be a world leader in advanced technologies by 2025.


Journalist's Death Stops Western Firms From Doing Business With Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Hollywood moguls are among the western executives who are steering clear of deals with Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


Top Exec Of Chinese Technology Giant, Huawei Arrested In Canada At Request Of U.S.

Thursday, December 06, 2018

A senior executive of Huawei, the largest telecom equipment company in the world was arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the U.S. for alleged violations of Iran sanctions.


At G-20 And At Home, A Test For Saudi's Crown Prince: Can He Survive Khashoggi Fallout?

Saturday, December 01, 2018

The summit marks a test of how far world leaders will seek to distance themselves from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the wake of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


How Saudi Arabia Decides Who Will Lead Kingdom

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Saudi Arabia's crown prince has survived the fallout over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi so far, but it's far from certain he will be named king once his father dies.


Why Trump Has Continued His Defense Of Saudi Crown Prince

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Trump administration has invested a lot in Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Now, the president is hesitant to blame him for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


Treasury Department Sanctions Saudi Officials In Response To Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Saudi prosecutors say they're seeking the death penalty for high-ranking officials linked to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. But they stop short of blaming the Kingdom's powerful crown prince.