TOKYO | Kyodo: Nissan’s Ghosn to be detained for another 10 days

TOKYO — Japanese media report Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn will be held in custody for another 10 days. Ghosn was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain. Kyodo News service also reported Wednesday that another Nissan executive Greg Kelly will also … Continue reading TOKYO | Kyodo: Nissan’s Ghosn to be detained for another 10 days

CAIRO | The Latest: Turkey: Saudi’s slaying should not be covered up

CAIRO — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 10 a.m. Turkey’s foreign minister says the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should not be covered up for the sake of maintaining trade ties with Saudi Arabia. Mevlut Cavusoglu also told Turkish journalists during a visit … Continue reading CAIRO | The Latest: Turkey: Saudi’s slaying should not be covered up

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Ukraine hails choice for president of Interpol

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the election of Interpol’s next president (all times local): 11:45 am The Ukrainian interior minister is calling the election of a South Korean candidate to lead Interpol a victory for his country. Ukraine, along with Western nations and Russian opposition figures, staunchly opposed a Russian police official … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Ukraine hails choice for president of Interpol

CAIRO | Migrants forced off ship after refusing to return to Libya

CAIRO — An international rights group says Libyan authorities have forcibly removed dozens of migrants who had barricaded themselves in a container ship in the port city of Misrata for the past 10 days after being picked up at sea. The migrants had refused to disembark, saying Libya is too dangerous for them. Human Rights … Continue reading CAIRO | Migrants forced off ship after refusing to return to Libya

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | South Korean named Interpol president in blow to Russia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president, edging out a longtime veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed by the U.S., Britain and other European nations. The White House and its European partners had lobbied against Alexander Prokopchuk’s attempts to be named the … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | South Korean named Interpol president in blow to Russia

SANAA, Yemen | Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — An international aid group says an estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of Yemen’s civil war in 2015. Save the Children said Wednesday the “conservative” estimate is based on average mortality rates for Severe Acute Malnutrition, which the U.N. says has afflicted … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen

NEW YORK | WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft

NEW YORK— The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first round this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-cut No. 1 in … Continue reading NEW YORK | WNBA coaches, GMs tab McCowan for top pick in mock draft