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Ghosn's wife slams Japan detention as 'draconian' in letter

Jan 13, 2019

The wife of Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, an advocacy group, criticizing Japan's criminal justice system

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Probe of IOC's Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

Jan 12, 2019

One Tokyo newspaper has said a "Black Cloud" is hanging over the Tokyo Olympics as French prosecutors weigh corruption allegations against the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee.

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Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

Jan 12, 2019

A Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse by her family has left Bangkok for asylum in Canada

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The Latest: Canada grants asylum to Saudi woman

Jan 11, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will grant asylum to a Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse

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Thai immigration police chief says Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse to leave Friday night for Canada

Jan 11, 2019

Thai immigration police chief says Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse to leave Friday night for Canada

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Gunmen kill 4 volunteers guarding southern Thailand school

Jan 11, 2019

Gunmen disguised as state security personnel have fatally shot four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand

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Australia praises Thai move on Saudi, concerned about player

Jan 11, 2019

Australia's foreign minister has praised Thailand for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of continuing concern about a Bahraini soccer player who remains in Thai detention

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Hong Kong Catholics mourn bishop amid political struggles

Jan 10, 2019

Hong Kong Catholics are mourning the loss of their bishop with a Mass amid a low-key struggle among clergy over reconciliation between the Vatican and Beijing

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3-time Olympic champion Yoshida retires from wrestling

Jan 10, 2019

Japan's three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida announced her retirement, saying it's time for the next generation of wrestlers to take the stage at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

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Australia considering resettlement for fleeing Saudi woman

Jan 9, 2019

A Saudi woman who fled her family, alleging abuse, has moved a step closer to her goal of gaining asylum in Australia after a U.N. agency granted her refugee status

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