Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun was already en route to Toronto late on Friday when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the surprise announcement after officials had previously given heavy hints she was bound for Australia.
Wang Weijing, a Poland-based staffer, was "immediately" sacked because "this incident created harmful effects on Huawei's global reputation," the firm said in a statement cited by the Global Times.
The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France and was indicted over "active corruption" in connection with bribes on Japan's bid to host the Olympics.
The two Reuters journalists were convicted of violating the country's Official Secrets Act during their reporting on the country's crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.
November's election losses presented a major challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen, who faced mounting criticism at home over her reform agenda while facing renewed threats from China, which considers the self-ruled island its own.
The silver screen and politics have often intertwined in India. Many actors have become politicians while Bollywood has not shied away from tackling political issues in its plotlines.
Earlier Tokyo prosecutors filed two new charges of financial misconduct against Carlos Ghosn.
South Korea and its neighbours have strict immigration laws that make it hard for asylum seekers to find a permanent home - but hopes are high as these East Asian nations face a population crisis.
Australia is considering a UN request to give asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun after she made headlines with her attempt to flee her allegedly abusive family.
Officials say Wednesday's three assaults on Afghanistan's security forces left another 23 local law-enforcement personnel wounded.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a summit this week that reasserted China's role in the denuclearisation process ahead of an expected second summit between Kim and his US counterpart Donald Trump
Federal police said the man was arrested at his home in rural Victoria state late Wednesday.
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