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Arrest of auto titan Carlos Ghosn: key dates

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Carlos Ghosn has gone from heading a powerful auto alliance to occupying a Tokyo cell on allegations of financial misconduct. Here are some key dates since his arrest.- November 19: shock arrest -Investigators...

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn set to be charged, face new allegations

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Carlos Ghosn is expected to be charged and face new allegations of financial misconduct Monday, meaning the once-revered auto tycoon is likely to be spending Christmas in a Japanese cell.In a fall from...

Carlos Ghosn: the 'cost killer' consumed by scandal

10 December 2018 | 0 comments

Brazilian-born Carlos Ghosn long stood out among the world's auto executives as a hard-nosed workaholic willing to take drastic measures to get struggling companies motoring again.As head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi...

Top IMF economist predicts 'sharper' US slowdown in 2020

9 December 2018 | 0 comments

Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund said in remarks...

Trump must not interfere in French politics: minister

9 December 2018 | 0 comments

The French government on Sunday urged Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after the US president posted tweets about the protests rocking the country and attacked the Paris climate agreement."We...

Body of missing French paraglider found in remote Australia

9 December 2018 | 0 comments

The body of a French paraglider who went missing during a flight in remote Australia was found Sunday after an extensive aerial and land search, police said.Pierre Naville, 67, took off from an airstrip...

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

9 December 2018 | 0 comments

More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest "yellow vest" protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more damage in Paris than a week ago, officials said on Sunday.Clashes...

Thousands march for climate in Paris despite 'yellow vest' unrest

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Up to 25,000 people marched through Paris on Saturday urging greater action on climate change, despite fears that their protest would be scuppered by "yellow vest" demonstrations.Police estimated the...

Thousands rally against Italy-France high speed train link

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Tens of thousands rallied Saturday in Turin to protest against a high speed train project to the French city of Lyon, fiercely opposed by environmentalists, as a waste of public funds.The scheme involves...

Trump attacks Paris climate agreement, cites France protests

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump on Saturday once again attacked the Paris agreement on fighting climate change, citing ongoing protests in the French capital as proof that he was right to reject the pact.His...

400 arrested in Brussels 'yellow vest' protest

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Police fired tear gas and water cannon and arrested around 400 people Saturday in the Belgian capital Brussels during a copycat "yellow vest" demonstration rocking neighbouring France."A policeman was...

France 'yellow vest' protests: timeline of unrest

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Here is a timeline of the "yellow vest" movement in France, from the first online rumblings against a fuel tax hike to nationwide protests that led to the worst Paris riots in decades.A new day of high-risk...

Catholic Church beatifies 19 slain clerics in Algeria

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

The Catholic Church on Saturday beatified in Algeria seven French monks and 12 other clergy killed during the country's civil war, the first ceremony of its kind in a Muslim nation.Papal envoy Cardinal...

'No-surrender' French rebels return to Paris for Act IV

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Back they came to Paris, despite appeals by authorities for moderate members of the "yellow vest" anti-government rebellion to stay home on Saturday, to avoid giving cover to hooligans.In by now familiar...

Brazil denies Total license to drill near Amazon mouth

8 December 2018 | 0 comments

Brazil's environmental regulator on Friday denied French oil giant Total a license to drill for crude in five blocks near the mouth of the Amazon river.Regulatory agency Ibama said the license was denied...



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