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China talks with another Canadian who died on drug charges

Copyright copyright Photos of Getty A Chinese court has sentenced a second Canadian citizen to death on illegal drug charges. A Guangdong province court notice said Ye Jianhui was sentenced on Friday, a day after another court sentenced Xu Weihong. They are the third and fourth Canadians to be sentenced to death in China recently. Relations between the countries have …

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China punishes two Canadians to death for drug smuggling

Chinese courts have sentenced two Canadian citizens to death this week for drug smuggling in the latest Chinese-Canadian relations. Death sentences were imposed by separate courts in the southern province of Guangdong, which borders Hong Kong. Ye Jianhui was sentenced to death on Friday by a court in Foshan for manufacturing and transporting drugs. On Thursday, Canadian Xu Weihong was …

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Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft died at 95

WASHINGTON – Brent Scowcroft, who plays a prominent role in American foreign policy as national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George HW Bush and a Republican voice against the Iraq invasion in 2003, has died, a Bush spokesman. He is 95. Scowcroft died of natural causes Thursday at his home in Falls Church, Virginia, spokesman Jim McGrath said. …

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Álvaro Uribe’s detention deepens the Colonies in Colombia

Soon after, the inspector general’s office, which oversees the conduct of public employees, issued an immediate call for public servants to “respect and not attack the justice system.” Colombians, the office said, should “stop the aggression and the intense polarization that could lead to new scenes of violence. darken the future, threaten democracy and give us a new night of …

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Brent Scowcroft, longtime Bush confidant and former national security adviser, died in 95

Scowcroft died Thursday of natural causes, spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement. A former Air Force general, he served as national security adviser under both Bush and President Gerald Ford. Considered soft-spoken and genteel, Scowcroft was a significant influence on foreign American policy in the last quarter of the 20th century and was seen as promoting a “realistic” foreign …

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Air India crash in Kerala kills three after runway plane skids

One pilot and two passengers were killed in the incident, according to CNN News 18. The flight landed in heavy rain, overturned, fell into a valley and split in two, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a statement to CNN News 18. The plane, a Boeing 737, was carrying 174 passengers, according to a statement sent to …

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