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Canada slams China detentions; foreign minister to press Pompeo

OTTAWA/WASHINGTON: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said China’s detention of two men from Canada was unacceptable and expressed concern the economy could suffer as bilateral relations deteriorate. China detained the two after Canadian authorities arrested a top Chinese executive on a U.S. request. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is due to raise the matter in Washington on Friday amid concerns that comments by President Donald Trump may have undermined the U.S. case for extradition. Trudeau,…

Bilawal expresses concern over detention of opposition leaders   

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday expressed concern over the recent detentions of opposing leaders in the country. Chairing a high-level meeting of PPP, Bilawal Bhutto slammed the government for apprehending Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique and termed it political victimization. PPP senior leaders Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Qaim Ali Shah and others were also present in the meeting. The meeting…