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Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Sept. 24, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, just after a top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies reached a deal with the U.S. Justice Department over fraud charges and flew to China.

Universal Studios opens Beijing park under anti-virus curbs

Harry Potter fans came dressed as wizards as Universal Studios opened its first theme park in China on Sept. 20 under anti-virus controls.

The Hollywood studio's "Jurassic Park," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Harry Potter" film franchises, plus Minions from "Despicable Me" feature prominently at Universal Studios Beijing on the Chinese capital's eastern outskirts.

Diplomatic scandal in London

It was Beijing's response to the sanctions it imposed on British lawmakers who spoke about human rights violations in China's Xinjiang province.
Speaker of the House of Commons, Lindsay Hoyle, and Speaker of the House of Lords, John McFall, prevented the Chinese Ambassador from speaking in the British Parliament today, Reuters reports.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: Two medals for Slovenia

Brnik – The Paralympic Games in Tokyo, which ended on Sunday night with a ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, were generally a success for the Slovenian Paralympic team. Shooter Franček Gorazd Tiršek won a silver and a bronze medal, while the younger members of the team gained valuable experience.

Romania's canoeing legend Patzaichin, dead at 71

Romania's multiple Olympic canoeing medallist Ivan Patzaichin has died at the age of 71, the Romanian Olympic Committee (COSR) announced on its Facebook page on Sunday. "He's a legend ... a champion has turned into a star. Ivan Patzaichin has left us. His story is the story of success, common sense and fine character.

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