International / National Security

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G

Published 19/01/2020

PARIS/MUNICH (Reuters) - European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, [more…]

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Published 17/01/2020

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent [more…]

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, [more…]

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Published 13/01/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Libya’s warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited [more…]

Trump to halt civilian drone program over China tech concerns: FT

Trump to halt civilian drone program over China tech concerns: FT

Published 13/01/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. government is planning to permanently halt its civilian drone program due to the devices being made at least partly in China, [more…]

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

U.S. officials to visit Britain, pushing for Huawei 5G ban

Published 12/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A delegation of U.S. officials will arrive in Britain on Monday to try to persuade Britain not to use Huawei equipment in [more…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]

Don’t read too much into election results, Taiwan tells China before vote

Don’t read too much into election results, Taiwan tells China before vote

Published 09/01/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Beijing should not see Taiwan’s elections as representing a win or loss for China, Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Thursday, days ahead [more…]