Mining giant BHP Billiton Monday abandoned its 39 billion US dollar takeover bid for fertiliser-maker Potash Corp after it was rejected by Canada, acknowledging its second major failure in recent weeks.
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The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands that Canada and the United States clarify the reasons behind the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, also asking for her immediate release. 2018-12-6 (Context: Canadian)
The chief financial officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested on 1 December in Vancouver, Canada. She faces extradition to the United States. Huawei says she faces unspecified charges. 2018-12-5 (Context: Canadian)
Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei who was arrested in Canada for a extradition request from the United States for alleged US sanction violation against Iran, is granted bail with restrictions by a Canadian judge. 2018-12-11 (Context: Canadian)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues an apology for the country's role in turning away the St. Louis, a ship carrying over 900 Jewish refugees fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany. 2018-11-7 (Context: Canadian)
In Port Hedland, Australia, authorities deliberately derail a runaway train after the driver left the train for an inspection. The assemblage consisted of four locomotives and two hundred sixty-eight wagons, was operated by BHP Billiton on the Pilbara Railways, and traveled ninety-two kilometers. The train was en route from Newman to Port Hedland. 2018-11-5 (Context: BHP Billiton)