Carole Ghosn calls for President Trump to back her husband

Carole Ghosn, the wife of the former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, is appealing to President Trump to apply pressure on Japan over her husband’s legal battle. Mr Ghosn was arrested in Tokyo in November and has been charged with financial crimes relating to his time in charge of the Nissan Renault alliance. Mrs Ghosn told […]

India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Dominant India beat Pakistan India continued their World Cup dominance over rivals Pakistan with a rain-affected 89-run victory as a highly anticipated match came to a strange end at Old Trafford. Pakistan, chasing 337, collapsed to 166-6 before a rain delay saw their target revised to […]

Hong Kong protest: ‘Nearly two million’ join demonstration

Media captionHong Kong protests: Thousands march against extradition bill Nearly two million people have taken part in a mass protest in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill, organisers say. The number has not been independently verified. If confirmed, it would be the largest protest there since 1989. The masses turned out despite the suspension […]

‘Shield Girl’: The face of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement

Image copyright AFP Image caption Few cities in the world protest with the same explosive civility as Hong Kong She has been the face of large Hong Kong protests against a controversial extradition bill. But the young woman, who came to be known as “Shield Girl”, tells the BBC that she will fight on despite […]

Hong Kong extradition bill: Protesters vow to push ahead

Image copyright EPA Image caption Protest groups rejected the Hong Kong government’s concessions Protesters in Hong Kong have vowed to push ahead with a rally on Sunday, despite the government’s decision to suspend its controversial bill to allow extradition to mainland China. Protest leaders urged Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign and permanently scrap the […]

‘Shield Girl’: The new face of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement

Image copyright AFP Image caption Few cities in the world protest with the same explosive civility as Hong Kong She has been the face of large Hong Kong protests against a controversial extradition bill. But the young woman, who came to be known as “Shield Girl”, tells the BBC that she will fight on despite […]

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US

Image copyright Reuters India has said that, from Sunday, it will impose tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds and apples. The new duties, some as high as 70%, are in response to Washington’s refusal to exempt Delhi from higher taxes on steel and aluminium imports. Earlier this month, US President Trump also announced the […]

Hong Kong extradition protests: Government to delay bill, reports say

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of thousands of people have protested against the plans The Hong Kong government is set to delay a highly controversial plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, local media report. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has refused to scrap the bill, but in recent days a number of advisers have […]

Hong Kong extradition protests: Advisers urge leader Carrie Lam to delay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hong Kong’s leader has so far refused to scrap the bill, despite opposition A number of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s advisers have urged her to delay plans for a controversial change in extradition laws. However, others still back the process and there is no evidence Ms Lam intends […]

Bollywood actor Nana Patekar cleared of sexual harassment charges

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nana Patekar is a prominent Bollywood actor Bollywood actor Nana Patekar was cleared of sexual harassment charges after police said on Thursday that they did not find sufficient evidence. Patekar was accused by actress Tanushree Dutta, who said he had harassed her in 2008 on the sets of a […]

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