Huawei accuses FedEx of diverting packages

Huawei accuses FedEx of diverting packages

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is reviewing its relationship with FedEx Corp after it claimed the U.S. package delivery company, without detailed explanation, diverted two parcels destined for Huawei addresses in Asia to the United States and attempted to reroute two others.
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Russia, China call U.N. over U.S. missile launch

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Another rescue ship faces standoff over migrants

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Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans?

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Iran displays domestically built missile system

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