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Nissan seeks clean slate with CEO exit, but challenges remain

Apo - Crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan hopes the resignation of its embattled chief executive will help turn the page on the tumult unleashed by the arrest of former chief Carlos Ghosn.

Tokyo prison that held Ghosn opens doors to answer critics

Apo - Perhaps the most famous recent inmate at the Tokyo Detention House, ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, is no longer resident, but the prison has thrown open its doors hoping to answer critics.

Ghosn family seeks UN help against 'judicial persercution' in Japan

Paris - The family of former Renault and Nissan head Carlos Ghosn has submitted another request for UN intervention against what it says is his "judicial persecution" in Japan, one of their lawyers said Sunday.

Ghosn's trial to be delayed possibly until next year: media

Apo - Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's trial, which was expected to begin in September, will be delayed, local media said Saturday, hinting that it may not start this year.

Ghosn wins bail in Japan but banned from seeing wife

Apo - Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn emerged from his Tokyo detention centre in the late hours of Thursday after accepting bail of $4.5 million under strict conditions including restrictions on seeing his wife.

Carole Ghosn: Carlos's wife puts her head above parapet

Apo - Not so long ago, Carole Ghosn was posing on the red carpet with tycoon husband Carlos in front of the world's media, seemingly without a care.

Ghosn hit with fresh charge in Japan, files for bail

Apo - Japanese authorities on Monday hit Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust, the fourth indictment against the former Nissan boss who promptly filed for bail.

Ghosn 'facing fresh charges' as detention expires

Apo - Carlos Ghosn will learn his immediate fate on Monday when his detention period over suspected financial misconduct expires amid reports prosecutors will file fresh charges against the former Nissan boss.

Carlos Ghosn case: key dates

Paris - After a Tokyo court extended Friday Carlos Ghosn's detention until April 22, here are key developments since the former Nissan and Renault boss was arrested in Japan five months ago for alleged financial misconduct, with three formal charges since file...

Japan court says Carlos Ghosn detention extended until April 22

Apo - A Japanese court on Friday ruled that Carlos Ghosn will remain in detention until April 22, as prosecutors grill the former Nissan boss over allegations of financial misconduct.

Carlos Ghosn's wife back in Japan for questioning

Paris - The wife of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has returned to Japan where she is to be questioned by prosecutors about her husband's alleged financial misconduct, the couple's lawyer said Wednesday.

Carlos Ghosn appeals detention to Japan's Supreme Court

Apo - Lawyers for former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday appealed his ongoing detention to Japan's Supreme Court, after the auto tycoon was re-arrested last week while out on bail.

Ghosn accuses Nissan executives of 'backstabbing' plot

Apo - Carlos Ghosn has accused "backstabbing" Nissan executives of a "conspiracy" to have him arrested over fears he planned to merge the Japanese firm with France's Renault, in a video released Tuesday.

Ghosn accuses Nissan executives of 'backstabbing' plot

Apo - Carlos Ghosn has accused "backstabbing" Nissan executives of a "conspiracy" that led to his arrest, in a video revealed Tuesday by his representatives.

Nissan shareholders meet to sack Ghosn

Apo - Nissan shareholders were meeting Monday for a vote expected to eject Carlos Ghosn from the board, as the detained former chairman fights multiple financial misconduct charges that have landed him in custody.

Ghosn to name names as wife flees Tokyo

Paris - Arrested former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn is set to name the people he believes are responsible for his downfall in Japan, his wife said in an interview on Sunday as she fled Tokyo out of fear she could be detained.

Ghosn to reveal who he blames for arrest in Japan: wife

Paris - Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has recorded a message in which he names the people he believes are to blame for his legal problems in Japan, his wife said in an interview on Sunday.

Japan court extends Ghosn detention until April 14

Apo - Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will remain in custody until at least April 14, a Japanese court ruled on Friday, as prosecutors quiz him over fresh allegations of financial misconduct.

'I have names': Ghosn vows to clear his name in Japan trial

Paris - Former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn vowed to prove his innocence of alleged financial misdeeds but raised doubts about receiving a fair trial in Japan, in an interview with French television just before he was re-arrested on Thursday.

Crime and punishment: Ghosn case puts spotlight on Japan justice

Apo - The high-profile case of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, with its multiple twists and turns, has thrown a spotlight on the Japanese justice system, criticised by some as overly harsh and reliant on confessions.

Ghosn vows he won't be 'broken' after re-arrest in Tokyo

Apo - Japanese prosecutors Thursday re-arrested Carlos Ghosn on fresh allegations of financial misconduct, as the former auto tycoon slammed an "outrageous and arbitrary" detention and vowed he would "not be broken.

Renault says has 'serious questions' over expenses under Ghosn

Paris - French carmaker Renault said Wednesday that a joint Renault-Nissan audit of their Dutch subsidiary RNBV had raised "serious questions" over millions of euros in expenses incurred by ousted CEO Carlos Ghosn.

French prosecutors open inquiry into Ghosn's Versailles wedding: legal source

Nterre - French prosecutors have begun an inquiry into the lavish wedding party at the Palace of Versailles for former Renault and Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, part of which was billed to Renault, a legal source told AFP on Monday.

Court bars Ghosn from attending Nissan board meeting

Apo - A Japanese court on Monday barred Carlos Ghosn from attending a Nissan board meeting, as the bailed former chairman prepares his defence against charges of financial misconduct.

Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise

Apo - A lawyer representing ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn on Friday apologised for "tainting" the tycoon's reputation by suggesting he disguise himself as a workman to leave detention on bail.

No internet and cameras at the door: Ghosn's bail conditions

Apo - To obtain his freedom, former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn had to stump up more than just a cool one billion yen ($9 million) in cash.

'Tired' Ghosn recovers, as lawyers ready 'thorough' defence

Apo - Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's top lawyer vowed Thursday to mount a "thorough" defence to restore his client's reputation, as the "tired" businessman spent his first day out of a Tokyo detention centre recovering.

Third time lucky: Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn wins bail in Japan

Apo - Former auto industry titan Carlos Ghosn moved a step closer to freedom Tuesday as a Tokyo court unexpectedly granted him bail after more than three months in a detention cell.

Ghosn family calls on UN to help release him, says lawyer

Paris - The family of former industrial tycoon Carlos Ghosn, currently held in Japan on tax evasion charges, is to appeal to the United Nations in a bid to have him released, one of his lawyers said Monday.

Ghosn lawyer hopes 'convincing' bail bid will secure release

Apo - Carlos Ghosn's new lead defence lawyer said Monday his "convincing" new bail application for the former Nissan boss contained fresh elements he hoped would lead to his release "as soon as possible.
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What is known so far about the unfolding scandal involving Carlos Ghosn
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