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Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn faces ‘two new charges’ in Japan

Prosecutors in Japan have indicted former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with two fresh charges, according to local media.
Carlos Ghosn, who led an alliance of Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi, at a factory several days before his arrest in November. On Tuesday, he told a Tokyo court he was falsely accused. Etienne Laurent

Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn insists he has been wrongly accused

Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn insisted that he had been "wrongly accused and unfairly detained" as he appeared publicly in court for the first time since his arrest over financial misconduct claims.
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Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn set for court hearing in Japan over detention

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is likely to appear in a Japanese court next Tuesday to hear the reasons for his detention, after his lawyers deployed a little-used article of the Constitution.
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Auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn may get bail after Japan’s detention extension fails

Former Nissan Motors Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn could soon be freed on bail after a Japanese court on Thursday threw out a bid by prosecutors to extend his detention, in a move nearly as unexpected as the auto tycoon’s sudden arrest.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Ghosn family removes items from jailed auto exec’s Rio apartment

Family members of Carlos Ghosn, the auto executive jailed in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, have entered an apartment he used in Rio de Janeiro and removed items, according to Nissan.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn charged, may face new allegations

Japanese prosecutors formally charge former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary, three weeks after the auto tycoon’s arrest stunned the business world
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Mitsubishi Motors sacks Carlos Ghosn as chairman

Mitsubishi Motors is sometimes the forgotten partner in the three-way alliance with Nissan and Renault that dominates the global auto industry, but the Japanese firm has a colourful -- and scandal-hit -- history.
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Nissan board ousts detained Carlos Ghosn

Nissan Motor Co’s board voted unanimously to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday after the shock arrest of the industry heavyweight, ushering in a period of uncertainty for its 19-year alliance with Renault.
A woman walks in the showroom of the Nissan headquarters building in Yokohama on November 22, 2018. - Nissan board members looked set to oust disgraced tycoon Carlos Ghosn as chairman on November 22, after his spectacular arrest for financial misconduct sent shockwaves through the car industry and the business world.Ghosn. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Nissan board meets to oust disgraced tycoon Carlos Ghosn as chairman

Nissan board members appeared poised to oust disgraced tycoon Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, after his spectacular arrest for financial misconduct stunned the car industry and the business world.
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Japan ready to work for Nissan-Renault alliance stability

Japan said on Wednesday it is ready to work for the stability of the Nissan-Renault global alliance.
Pedestrians walk past the headquarters of Mitsubishi Motors in Tokyo on November 20, 2018. - Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged on November 20, as the automakers prepared to oust chairman Carlos Ghosn a day after he was arrested for alleged financial misconduct. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Nissan shares plunge as Ghosn faces ouster after arrest

Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged Tuesday after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested for alleged financial misconduct, that reportedly included exorbitantly priced houses and diverted compensation.
A man walks past a stock exhange indicator in Tokyo on November 20, 2018. - Nissan shares lost six percent of its value at the opening as his CEO Carlos Ghosn was arrested as he was hiding part of his salary to the Japanese state. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)

Tokyo stocks close down, Nissan plunges over 5%

Tokyo stocks dropped on Tuesday with shares in Nissan diving more than five percent and Mitsubishi also plunging after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested over allegations of financial misconduct.
Carlos Ghosn

Nissan chairman arrested for allegedly violating financial law in Japan

Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. alliance, was arrested Monday evening for allegedly violating a financial law involving the 64-year old misreporting his corporate salary and using the company’s money for his own purposes.
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US Iran sanctions move hits European companies

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and reimpose a raft of sanctions puts European businesses on the spot.

Mark Hughes: Chelsea will always be Premier League challengers

Southampton boss Mark Hughes is convinced his old club Chelsea are genuine contenders for the Premier League title this season.
Russia President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with winner Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton ahead of the podium ceremony for the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi on September 30, 2018.Mikhail KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP

Lewis Hamilton wins in Russia to extend lead in title race

A sheepish Lewis Hamilton increased his lead in this year's drivers' world championship to 50 points when he claimed an accomplished victory, aided by Mercedes team tactics, in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
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Sebastian Vettel wins Belgian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel won the Belgian Grand Prix to cut Lewis Hamilton’s world championship lead to 17 points – after a spectacular first-lap crash.
India residents stand on the shore as Periyar river flooded following monsoon rains at Aluva, in the Indian state of Kerala, on August 16, 2018. The death toll from floods in India's tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on August 16, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, officials told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / -

Fake news adds to India’s flood torment

Cristiano Ronaldo has not donated $11 million to the Kerala flood disaster fund and there are no cracks in a key dam, but India’s fake news machine has been working overtime to fuel confusion and fear.

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