World Briefs: Nissan exec quits as Ghosn probe widens

Nissan has broadened its investigation into ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn to include dealings that took place in the United States, India and Latin America.

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.

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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.

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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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