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Huawei Technologies' CEO Meng arrested in Canada

The chief financial officer of Chinese mobile giant Huawei Technologies has been arrested in Canada at the request of the United States, Canadian authorities announced.

NATO ministers conclude Russia has put at risk Euro-Atlantic security

During approval of the Intermediate – Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, NATO foreign affairs ministers agreed with USA and concluded that Russia has developed and has tested missiles banned by the document, thereby breaching the treaty and putting at risk Euro-Atlantic security.

Baltic states offer condolences after death of U.S. ex-President Bush senior

After the death of the former U.S. President George H.W Bush at the age of 94, the leaders of the three Baltic states have expressed their condolences to his family and the U.S. The death of George Herbert Walker Bush, who served as the U.S. President from 1981 to 1989, was announced on Friday, November 30. The cause of the death was not announced.

Mass protest in Tbilisi against presidential election outcome

The Georgian capital a mass rally has been held, where the results of the Georgian presidental election have been critised as the election of Salome Zurabishvili with the backing of the ruling Georgian Dream party. At the Sunday, December 2, rally in Tbilisi Vashadze, who lost in the run-off in presidential election addressed thousands of his supporters.

European Parliament supports new temporary border control rules for Schengen Area

Instead of the two-year period, the temporary border control within Schengen Area should not exceed one year, MEPs say. In accordance with the current Schengen Borders Code, member states are allowed to organize temporary border control checks within internal borders if there are threats to public order or internal security.

Putin insists Russia was right to capture ships, Poroshenko turns to NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin asserted that that Russian forces were in the right to capture three Ukrainian ships and sailors last weekend, whereas his Ukrainian counterpart has urged NATO to send ships to conflict area.

European Commission permits Tele2 and T-Mobile merger in Netherlands

European Commission has decided to permit Tele2 and T-Mobile merge in Netherlands. The deal will be completed in January 2018. Tele2 will receive 25% of shares.

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