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Ex-US special forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter allegedly staged the operation that saw former international jet-setter Ghosn packed into an audio-equipment case and onto a private jet.

Lebanese businessman Carlos Ghosn asked Japan why it can't conduct questions in Lebanon, same as French investigators.

Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

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Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

A year after Japan learned with horror that Carlos Ghosn had jumped bail to become the world's most famous fugitive, the fiasco and its repercussions continue to haunt the country.

French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

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French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

The official gave no specific date or details of what information the investigators would seek from Ghosn.

Iran mocks Al-Qaeda number two killed in Tehran report

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Iran mocks Al-Qaeda number two killed in Tehran report

The senior Al-Qaeda leader, whose nom de guerre was Abu Muhammad al-Masri, was killed along with his daughter, Miriam, the widow of Osama bin ...

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Lebanon decides not to charge Ghosn over Israel trip

Three lawyers filed a motion in January calling for the 66-year-old businessman to be prosecuted over his trip to the Jewish state as Renault-Nissan chairman.

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French Muslims, stigmatized by attacks, feel under pressure

French Muslims are facing increasing pressure and stigmatization as a result of a series of violent attacks carried out by extremists and ...

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Carlos Ghosn's great escape story is coming to Hollywood

The story of Carlos Ghosn's escape may just be coming to Hollywood, as the embattled automotive executive who escaped house arrest in Japan ...

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Japan issues futile arrest warrant for Ghosn in Lebanon

Tokyo prosecutors are seeking to arrest Nissan's fugitive ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn along with three Americans they allege helped him skip bail ...

Carlos Ghosn accuses Brazil of failing to 'pressure' Japan

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Carlos Ghosn accuses Brazil of failing to 'pressure' Japan

Carlos Ghosn wants the Brazilian government needs to do more to pressure Japan to treat him 'properly' as he has been served with a travel ban ...

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Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

The 65-year-old businessman fled while awaiting trial on charges including allegedly under-reporting his compensation to the tune of $85 million.

Lebanon's prosecutor summons Carlos Ghosn

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Lebanon's prosecutor summons Carlos Ghosn

Lebanon's prosecutor has summoned ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn.

Carlos Ghosn says Japan treated him like a 'terrorist'

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Carlos Ghosn says Japan treated him like a 'terrorist'

In an expansive speech, Ghosn addresses allegations brought against him, the circumstances surrounding his escape last month and his instance ...

Japan issues arrest warrant for Ghosn's wife

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Japan issues arrest warrant for Ghosn's wife

Japan has issued an arrest warrent for Carole Ghosn for giving a false testimony in favour of her husband.

Turkish private jet manager 'threatened' into helping Ghosn escape

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Turkish private jet manager 'threatened' into helping Ghosn escape

The dramatic escape of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has prompted the arrest of five people in Turkey.

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'I did it alone': Ghosn denies getting help fleeing

Ghosn is believed to be holed up his central Beirut residence, where visitors filed in and out under the scrutiny of TV cameras.

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Lebanese lawyers sue Carlos Ghosn over Israel trip

Carlos Ghosn travelled to Israel in 2008 to support a partnership with Shai Agassi, an Israeli entrepreneur who had launched an ill-fated ...

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Lebanon denies Aoun welcomed fugitive Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn fled Japan last week following over seven months spent under house arrest as he fought accusations of financial misconduct.

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Ghosn fled Tokyo ‘in a musical instrument case’

Carlos Ghosn reportedly fled house arrest in Japan via a musical instrument box belonging to a musician who played music at his house in Tokyo.

Lebanon's public security defends Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

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Lebanon's public security defends Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

The public security directorate has defended Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan where he faces criminal charges.

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Ghosn flees Japan, accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage'

Disgraced former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn returned to Lebanon and accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage' over financial misconduct ...

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn 'arrives in Beirut' on private jet

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Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn 'arrives in Beirut' on private jet

Lebanese media has reported that former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn has arrived in Lebanon on private jet.

MP 'masturbating' near school ignites Tunisia #MeToo scandal

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MP 'masturbating' near school ignites Tunisia #MeToo scandal

A newly elected Tunisian deputy appeared in court Monday over a video filmed by a woman that purported to show him masturbating in front of a ...

Ghosn's lawyer says Tokyo prosecutor lacks impartiality

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Ghosn's lawyer says Tokyo prosecutor lacks impartiality

The former chief of both Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan is awaiting trial in Japan on charges of financial misconduct.

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