Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi is on a three-day visit to the US and experts view it as a much needed outreach for the former military general who's facing international criticism for his increasingly authoritarian approach.
Shareholders meeting also votes to remove Ghosn's former right-hand man Greg Kelly, who also faces charges, from the board, and to appoint Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard as director.
Cho Yang-ho, 70, was on trial for corruption and his death comes less than two weeks after he was forced off the board by shareholders amid snowballing scandals surrounding his family members.
Tokyo prosecutors are considering pressing a fresh fourth charge against Carlos Ghosn over financial misconduct, which now may include buying a luxury boat used by the family of the ex-Nissan boss with money from the car company.
Istanbul is probably the biggest prize in Turkish local elections, but the capital is also a prized possession and this time, the race for Ankara is different.
Despite huge investments in transportation infrastructure in recent years, traffic and transport top the agenda for both politicians and voters.
Kazakhstan's leader for the past thirty years has voluntarily left the presidency, a first in the region.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, refutes report by the The Wall Street Journal saying, "There has been no change to the plan" of drawing "down US forces to a residual presence."
US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax crimes and bank fraud and was ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.
Russian president suspends Moscow's obligations under the terms of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty and says the hold would remain in place "until the US ends its violations of the treaty or until it terminates."
Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been running the country since 1999 and is its longest-serving president. But his re-election bid for April's presidential run has prompted thousands to take to the streets and demonstrate.
"We are going to initiate investigations into abuses of power, into corruption and into obstruction of justice," the chairman of the House committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. said. "We will do everything we can to get that evidence."
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