WASHINGTON | The Latest: 18 Saudis banned from all 26 Schengen countries

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 6 a.m. Germany’s foreign minister says Berlin has banned 18 Saudi nationals from entering Europe’s border-free Schengen zone because they are believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Heiko Maas told reporters in Brussels on Monday that Germany … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: 18 Saudis banned from all 26 Schengen countries

TOKYO | The Latest: Renault shares tank as CEO Ghosn under fire

TOKYO — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shares in European carmaker Renault are diving after alliance partner Nissan announced that Chairman Carlos Ghosn had been under-reporting his income and will be dismissed. Ghosn has been a huge figure in the global … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Renault shares tank as CEO Ghosn under fire

HONG KONG | Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

HONG KONG  — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing’s growing influence. “What is on trial is not just the nine of us. What is on trial also is … Continue reading HONG KONG | Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights

TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed

TOKYO — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has underreported his income. The Japanese automaker said he will be dismissed. Nissan said an investigation based on a whistleblower report … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed

JERUSALEM | Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

JERUSALEM — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition intact despite a crisis triggered by a violent flare-up with Gaza militants. Education Minister Naftali Bennett said his hard-line, pro-settler Jewish Home party would give … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

TOKYO | Reports say Nissan’s Ghosn questioned over financial reports

TOKYO — Japanese media say Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, is being questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified his financial reports. Nissan said Monday it was looking into the reports, while prosecutors declined comment. The Asahi newspaper said Ghosn submitted voluntarily to questioning about suspected violations of financial and exchange regulations. The … Continue reading TOKYO | Reports say Nissan’s Ghosn questioned over financial reports