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Daunting salvage task awaits Japanese F-35 investigators baffled by crash

11 Apr 2019

TOKYO Two days after one of Japan's F-35 stealth fighters plunged into the Pacific and no closer to finding out why it happened, investigators face a daunting task to recover what remains of the highly classified jet from the ocean depths.

Exclusive: Ghosn, suffering from kidney failure, was arrested illegally - defence document

11 Apr 2019

TOKYO Carlos Ghosn's "illegal" arrest has interrupted his care for chronic kidney failure, which the former Nissan Motor boss suffers from as a result of treatment for high cholesterol, his defence said in documents seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Crashed Japanese F-35 wreckage found in Pacific, pilot still missing

10 Apr 2019

TOKYO Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a crashed Japanese F-35 stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, and are scouring the waters for the missing pilot, authorities said on Wednesday. | Video

Ghosn slams 'backstabbing' former Nissan colleagues in video address

09 Apr 2019

TOKYO A defiant Carlos Ghosn accused "backstabbing" former colleagues of conspiring to oust him as Nissan chairman and threatening the Japanese automaker's future, in a video marking his first public address since his initial arrest last year. | Video

Outnumbered and elderly, Okinawa protesters oppose U.S. military runway

08 Apr 2019

(This April 3 story corrects speaker's name in paragraph 13 to Shiroma)

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn calls latest arrest 'outrageous', asks French government to help

04 Apr 2019

TOKYO Japanese prosecutors arrested Carlos Ghosn again on Thursday on suspicion the former Nissan boss had tried to enrich himself at the automaker's expense, in another dramatic twist that his lawyers said was an attempt to muzzle him. | Video

Ghosn tweets about telling the truth as report says prosecutors readying new case

03 Apr 2019

TOKYO Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn promised to "tell the truth" at a news conference next week, taking to Twitter to announce his first briefing since being released on bail and hours after a report that prosecutors were preparing a fresh case against him.

Ghosn's lawyers say his trial must be separate from Nissan's to ensure fairness

02 Apr 2019

TOKYO Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn asked a Tokyo court on Tuesday to try the ex-Nissan Motor Co boss separately from his former employer, arguing he would otherwise not get a fair hearing to fight charges of financial wrongdoing.

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