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Tokyo court denies latest bail request of Nissan's Ghosn

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail was rejected by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, despite the ousted Nissan chairman offering to wear an electronic ankle tag in an unusual bid to win release after two months of detention for alleged financial crimes. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Read More

Japan firms have no plans to strengthen governance after Ghosn arrest: Reuters poll

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no plan to create committees overseeing compensation or executive nomination, a Reuters poll found, reflecting indifference to boosting governance after the arrest of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, reacts during a news conference in Paris, France, Read More

Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) are among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organization noyb, which cited their failure to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). FILE PHOTO: Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems checks his mobile phone in his office 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

IOC knew Russian athletes were clean, but concealed evidence of their innocence – lawyer

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Russian athletes, falsely accused of a doping scheme at Sochi 2014, could’ve avoided career-ruining bans if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) didn’t conceal facts of their innocence, an athlete’s lawyer told RT. Russian sport has won a crucial legal battle on Saturday. Swiss Supreme Court has turned down the IOC’s appeal against the Court of 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