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Macron promises to stand for reforms, says lack of them led to Louis XVI execution

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King Louis XVI’s refusal to embrace reforms led to his downfall, Emmanuel Macron told corporate executives gathered at Versailles. The meeting was held in part to alleviate investors’ fears after 10 weeks of Yellow Vest protests. An estimated 150 executives, including Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Read More

Macron promises to stand for reforms, says lack of them led to Louis XVI ending up executed

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King Louis XVI’s refusal to embrace reforms led to his downfall, Emmanuel Macron told corporate executives gathered at Versailles. The meeting was held in part to alleviate investors’ fears after 10 weeks of Yellow Vest protests. An estimated 150 executives, including Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Read More

Macron promises to stand for reforms to avoid guillotined French royals’ fate

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King Louis XVI’s refusal to embrace reforms led to his downfall, Emmanuel Macron told corporate executives gathered at Versailles. The meeting was held in part to alleviate investors’ fears after 10 weeks of Yellow Vest protests. An estimated 150 executives, including Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey, Read More

US tells Canada to prepare for extradition of Huawei CFO

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The US has informed Canada it will start formal extradition proceedings for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, nearly two months after she was arrested in Vancouver for violating unilateral US sanctions against Iran. Meng faces charges of bank fraud related to alleged violations of US sanctions dating back to at least 2013, and was arrested at Read More

Venezuela’s supreme court declares all acts of opposition-led National Assembly illegal

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court has declared all acts of the country’s National Assembly null and void, days after the opposition-held assembly declared President Nicolas Maduro’s election illegitimate. The National Assembly is a 167-seat legislature, currently headed by Juan Guaidó of the Popular Will party – a fierce opponent of Maduro, who had been taking part in Read More

Armed Venezuelan soldiers detained in Caracas for trying to stage ‘uprising’ against Maduro

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Venezuela’s military has detained a group of the National Guard soldiers who stole weapons, and called for an uprising to be staged against President Nicolas Maduro. Early on Monday morning, videos surfaced on social media showing a group of some two dozen men dressed in military uniforms and carrying assault rifles on the streets of Read More

Detained ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn offers stock, passports for bail

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(Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to post stock he owns in the automaker as collateral, surrender his passports and submit to electronic tracking as part of a renewed effort to persuade a Tokyo court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct, a Read More

Crackdown on Zimbabwe protesters 'a taste of things to come'

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Zimbabwe’s president has cut short his overseas trip after a deadly crackdown on protesters in the African country – which his government has called “just a foretaste of things to come”. Emmerson Mnangagwa had been under growing pressure to end his two-week trip abroad – during which he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Read More

Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn promises not to flee Japan if freed

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(Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday promised to remain in Japan and follow restrictions in exchange for his release from jail in the latest effort to persuade a court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO Read More

Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn says he will stay in Japan if freed

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FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Tomorrow In Motion event on the eve of press day at the Paris Auto Show, in Paris, France, October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo (Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) Chairman Carlos Ghosn said on Sunday he will remain in Japan Read More