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.