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Olympics - Japan chief Takeda to quit as corruption probe continues

19 Mar 2019

TOKYO Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation for suspected corruption, said on Tuesday he will step down when his term ends in June and resign from the International Olympic Committee. | Video

Eight years on, water woes threaten Fukushima cleanup

11 Mar 2019

OKUMA, Japan Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, a fresh obstacle threatens to undermine the massive clean-up: 1 million tons of contaminated water must be stored, possibly for years, at the power plant. | Video

RPT-Eight years on, water woes threaten Fukushima cleanup

11 Mar 2019

OKUMA, Japan, March 8 Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, a fresh obstacle threatens to undermine the massive clean-up: 1 million tons of contaminated water must be stored, possibly for years, at the power plant.

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

13 Feb 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's chief defence 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

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

11 Jan 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

Nissan's Ghosn claims innocence in first appearance since November arrest

08 Jan 2019

TOKYO Ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn declared his innocence in his first public appearance since his November arrest, telling a Tokyo court on Tuesday that he had been wrongly accused of financial misconduct. | Video

Ex-Nissan-Chef Ghosn beteuert vor Gericht seine Unschuld

08 Jan 2019

Tokio Der in Japan verhaftete Ex-Verwaltungsratschef des Renault-Partners Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, hat bei der ersten Anhörung vor Gericht alle ihm vorgeworfenen Finanzverstöße abgestritten.

Ousted Nissan chairman Ghosn to make first public appearance since November arrest

07 Jan 2019

TOKYO, Jan 8 Nissan Motor Co's ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn is set to appear in a Tokyo court on Tuesday, in his first public appearance since his arrest in November on allegations of financial misconduct.

Japan to resume commercial whaling after pulling out of IWC

27 Dec 2018

TOKYO Japan will resume commercial whaling from July in its waters and exclusive economic zone while ending its controversial hunts in the Antarctic, it said on Wednesday, as it announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). | Video

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