Hangman, family man: Berlinale film probes the limits of free will

BERLIN (Reuters) – Heshmat is a loving father and supportive husband who delights local children by rescuing a trapped cat – but also the man who operates the trapdoor... Read more »

Berlinale winner explores moral dilemmas of Iran’s capital punishment

BERLIN (Reuters) – A drama film shot in secret to evade government censorship that highlights the moral dilemmas faced by those caught in the web of Iran’s capital punishment... Read more »

‘I take it personally’: Berlinale stars’ vent anger over German race killings

BERLIN (Reuters) – The racist killings of nine people in a German town cast a shadow over the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, where a minute’s silence was held... Read more »

U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the... Read more »

U.S. adds new charges to its case against Huawei

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government... Read more »

How Joe Biden went from slumping to surging in Democratic presidential race in Iowa

FORT DODGE, Iowa (Reuters) – Iowa resident Carolyn Miller had long harbored doubts about Joe Biden’s candidacy, believing the former vice president was too old and too fumbling to... Read more »

Canada prosecutors say fraud at heart of Huawei CFO Meng’s U.S. extradition case

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver courtroom on Wednesday where Canadian prosecutors defended a U.S. extradition request, saying Meng’s alleged bank fraud... Read more »

Canada, Iran at odds over who should analyze downed plane’s black boxes

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said it had asked the U.S. and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries... Read more »

U.S. seeks big contempt fines against Turkey’s Halkbank

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Tuesday that Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank should be subjected to escalating fines totaling millions of dollars until it responds in court... Read more »

Huawei CFO’s lawyer attacks U.S. extradition case in Canadian trial

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that “double criminality” was at the center of a trial to decide whether she... Read more »