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Japan court blocks ex-Nissan boss Ghosn from attending board meeting

Mar 11 2019

TOKYO/PARIS A Tokyo court rejected ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's request to attend a board meeting this week, denying him a seat at the table even as the carmaker looks set to bolster an alliance he built over two decades. | Video

Ghosn's defense team to monitor calls, surveillance footage while he awaits trial

Mar 08 2019

TOKYO No internet, no email and surveillance cameras to monitor his comings and goings. | Video

UPDATE 7-In cap and mask, ousted Nissan boss Ghosn leaves Japan jail after $9 mln bail

Mar 06 2019

* Ghosn dons worker's uniform, glasses, face mask, cap on release

Ghosn lawyer optimistic on bail prospects, pledges new defense strategy

Mar 04 2019

TOKYO The lawyer of ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday said he was optimistic the detained executive could win bail with a promise to submit to surveillance, and that he would pursue a fresh strategy to defend against financial misconduct charges.

Ghosn's new lawyer, 'the Razor', takes aim at Nissan and prosecutors

Feb 20 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's new lawyer took aim at Nissan, prosecutors and courts on Wednesday, dismissing the charges against the ousted chairman as an internal company matter and saying Japan was out of step with international norms by keeping his client in jail.

Ghosn changes lawyer team, adds hotshot attorney, in change of strategy

Feb 13 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's chief defense attorney Motonari Otsuru resigned and was replaced by a team that includes hotshot lawyer Junichiro Hironaka, in a change of strategy from the ousted Nissan Motor chairman three months after his arrest. | Video

U.S. Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

Jan 17 2019

TOKYO The U.S. Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, despite military technology advances by China that pose a greater threat to U.S. warships than ever before, the chief of U.S. naval operations said on Friday.

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn seeks bail after indictment on two new charges

Jan 11 2019

TOKYO Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn has requested his release on bail after being indicted in Tokyo on Friday on two new charges, his lawyers said, as the once-feted auto executive awaits a lengthy criminal trial that could be as long as six months away. | Video

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