Detained Canadian ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig ‘stole sensitive intelligence,’ China claims

by Poornima Weerakekara China suspects detained former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig of spying and stealing state secrets, state media reported Monday, turning up the heat in a diplomatic row between Beijing and Ottawa as a top Huawei executive faces possible extradition. Another Canadian in Chinese detention — businessman Michael Spavor — was one of Kovrig’s main […]