World Briefs: Nissan exec quits as Ghosn probe widens

Nissan exec quits as Ghosn probe widens

TOKYO • A Nissan Motor top executive announced his resignation last Friday, further rattling the Japanese carmaker’s management as it broadens a probe into ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn’s alleged financial misconduct.

Mr Jose Munoz, seen as a Ghosn ally and a possible successor to lead the partnership between Nissan and France’s Renault, had been a “person of interest” in the widening internal probe.


Modi launches India election campaign

NEW DELHI • Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his re-election campaign yesterday, saying he had “miles to go” before his vision for a new India is completed, as he sought support to ensure his administration returns for a second term.


Zimbabwe plans to launch new currency

HARARE • Zimbabwe said last Friday it will introduce a new currency in the next 12 months as a shortage of US dollars plunges the financial system into disarray.


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