China confirms it's holding 2 Canadians

A second Canadian may have been detained in China in a potential act of retribution that threatens to escalate the diplomatic dispute between Washington, Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive in Canada.

On Thursday, China's Foreign Ministry confirmed that Canadian nationals Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig are "being investigated" on suspicion of "activities that endangered China's national security."

Spavor is the founder of the Paektu Cultural Exchange, a...

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