US snowstorm kills one in North Carolina

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption A snow storm struck the US south-eastern states over the weekend A heavy snowstorm has swept through US south-eastern states, killing at least one person and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. A state of emergency has been declared in North Carolina, with some areas reporting as much as 0.5m […]

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Crisis talks over wave of French protests

Image copyright EPAImage caption Saturday’s protesters left graffiti in parts of Paris – this reads: “Burn the Elysée”, referring to the presidential palace French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting trade unions and employers’ organisations, in a bid to defuse weeks of unrest in Paris and other cities. Monday’s meeting comes ahead of a TV address […]

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Huawei arrest: China demands Canada free Meng Wanzhou

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Meng Wanzhou is the daughter of the company’s founder China has demanded that Canada release the arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou or face consequences. Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng had summoned the Canadian ambassador and lodged a “strong protest”, a statement said. The ministry described Ms Meng’s arrest as “extremely nasty”. […]

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