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Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given in November was too lenient.

Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

Facebook Inc said on Friday that it had suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ from its platform after reports that the data firm may have improperly had access to the personal data of Facebook users.

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, handcuffed and wearing leg irons as he entered the Quebec City courtroom, had asked on Monday to change his previous plea of not guilty.

Canadian found dead in Thailand 'ran dark web market'

Canadian found dead in Thailand 'ran dark web market'

A 26-year-old Canadian found dead in his Thai police cell this week was wanted in the US for allegedly running a massive "dark web" marketplace for drugs and other contraband, a police source said.

Suspected Singapore bank robber to be 'sent abroad'

Suspected Singapore bank robber to be 'sent abroad'

A Canadian suspected of robbing a Singapore bank of S$30,000 ($22,250) will be sent abroad, Thailand's police chief said on Wednesday, but he did not say whether he would be sent to Singapore or Canada.

Philippine militants release hostage 'after Duterte intervention'

Philippine militants release hostage 'after Duterte intervention'

A Filipina held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines was released from captivity on Friday, police said, a week after her Canadian boyfriend was beheaded by the gunmen.

Philippines condemns execution of Canadian by al Qaeda-linked group

Philippines condemns execution of Canadian by al Qaeda-linked group

The Philippines confirmed on Tuesday the execution of a Canadian who had been held hostage by the al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf militant group on a remote southern island ...

Nepal frees Briton arrested over anti-charter protest

Nepal frees Briton arrested over anti-charter protest

Nepal on Tuesday released a British tourist arrested for allegedly joining a protest against the country's new constitution, days after a Canadian's visa was revoked over his political tweets.