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Exclusive: 'I'm happy he did it' - in Beirut, wife of fugitive Ghosn slams Japanese justice

Jan 15 2020

BEIRUT Carlos and Carole Ghosn, the former first couple of carmaker Nissan, are united again in Beirut. They hold hands in the street and whisper together in a mix of Arabic and French. They kiss. | Video

Lebanon will probably restructure debt, foreigners will be paid-senior banker

Jan 13 2020

BEIRUT Lebanon's sovereign debt is probably going to be restructured in a way that hurts neither the economy nor depositors, and foreign holders will be repaid, the banking association head said on Monday.

Fugitive ex-Nissan boss Ghosn hits out at carmaker and Japan

Jan 08 2020

BEIRUT Carlos Ghosn, speaking publicly for the first time since his dramatic escape from Japanese justice, said on Wednesday he had been treated "brutally" by Tokyo prosecutors and was the victim of an inside job to oust him from the helm of automaker Nissan. | Video

U.S. killing of Iran's second most powerful man risks regional conflagration

Jan 03 2020

BEIRUT The U.S. killing of Qassem Soleimani, Iran's most powerful figure after its supreme leader, is seen by Tehran as an act of war that risks regional conflagration. | Video

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest warrant for ex-Nissan boss Ghosn

Jan 02 2020

BEIRUT/TOKYO Lebanon received an Interpol arrest warrant on Thursday for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, while Turkey launched an investigation into his daring escape from Japan via Istanbul. | Video

Nach Flucht in den Libanon - Interpol-Haftbefehl gegen Ghosn

Jan 02 2020

Beirut/Tokio Nach der spektakulären Flucht des ehemaligen Renault- und Nissan-Chefs Carlos Ghosn in den Libanon überschlagen sich die Ereignisse.

Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan: sources

Jan 02 2020

BEIRUT Fugitive former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn met Lebanon's president after fleeing from Japan, where he was smuggled out of house arrest by a private security company, two sources close to Ghosn said on Wednesday. | Video

Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan-sources

Jan 01 2020

* Escape plan evolved over three months-sources close to Ghosn

Hezbollah accuses U.S. of meddling in Lebanon's crisis

Nov 22 2019

BEIRUT Hezbollah accused the United States of meddling in the formation of a new Lebanese government on Friday, its strongest accusation yet of U.S. interference in Lebanon's political and economic crisis.

Banks will seek to stop money leaving Lebanon when doors reopen: sources

Oct 31 2019

BEIRUT Lebanon's banks will seek to prevent capital flight when they open on Friday but without imposing formal capital controls after a two-week closure due to nationwide protests which led the prime minister to resign, banking sources told Reuters.

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