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Saudi teen asylum seeker expected in Canada
By Michel Comte with Sippachai Kunnuwong in Thailand
Ottawa, Jan 12, 2019 (AFP) - The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand.
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, was already en route to Toronto late Friday when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would take her i ...