Extradition

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks at a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon. Tokyo prosecutors said Friday, July 3, 2020, that a request for extradition of two Americans arrested in the U.S. for allegedly helping Ghosn flee Japan while he was out on bail has been filed. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
July 03, 2020 - 5:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors said Friday they have filed a request for the extradition of two Americans arrested in the U.S. for allegedly helping Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan, flee Japan while he was out on bail. “We express our deepest gratitude for the cooperation the U.S...
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In this photo released by Nissan Motor Co., Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida speaks during a shareholders meeting in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Monday, June 29, 2020. Uchida told shareholders he is giving up half his pay after the Japanese automaker sank into the red amid plunging sales and plant closures in Spain and Indonesia. Uchida apologized for the poor results and promised a recovery by 2023, driven by cost cuts and new models showcasing electric-car and automated-driving technology. (Nissan Motor Co. via AP)
June 29, 2020 - 5:49 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Makoto Uchida told shareholders Monday he is giving up half his pay after the Japanese automaker sank into the red amid plunging sales and plant closures in Spain and Indonesia. Uchida apologized for the poor results and promised a recovery by 2023, driven by...
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June 25, 2020 - 12:17 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday ruled out releasing a top Chinese tech executive in an attempt to win the release of two Canadians detained by Beijing. Trudeau said releasing Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou would tell China that it can get want it wants by arresting...
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June 22, 2020 - 3:47 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police said Monday they have seized $90 million from Alexander Vinnik, a Russian bitcoin fraud suspect who is in French custody but is also wanted in the United States. New Zealand Police Commissioner Andrew Coster said it had worked closely with the U.S...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo, Jordan's King Abdullah II addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Trump administration is considering withholding aid to one of its closest Arab partners, Jordan, in a bid to secure the extradition of a woman convicted in Israel of a 2001 bombing that killed 15 people, including two American citizens. The extradition issue is likely to be raised this week when King Abdullah II speaks to several congressional committees to voice his opposition to Israel’s plans to annex portions of the West Bank. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 16, 2020 - 12:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering withholding aid to one of its closest Arab partners, Jordan, in a bid to secure the extradition of a woman convicted in Israel of a 2001 bombing that killed 15 people, including two American citizens.. The administration says it's weighing “...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2019, file photo, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens to a reporter's question during a press conference in Hong Kong. Protesters in Hong Kong got its government to withdraw extradition legislation last year, but now they’re getting a more dreaded national security law. And the message from Beijing is: Protest is futile. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
June 11, 2020 - 9:41 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong got its government to withdraw extradition legislation last year, but now they’re getting a more dreaded national security law. And the message from Beijing is: Protest is futile. One year ago Friday, protesters took over streets and blocked the legislature,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks at a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon. A Japanese prosecutor on Thursday, June 11, 2020 urged the U.S. to extradite two Americans accused of helping Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was out on bail. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
June 11, 2020 - 5:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese prosecutor on Thursday urged the U.S. to extradite two Americans accused of helping Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was out on bail. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Takahiro Saito said Japan has issued arrest warrants for Michael and Peter Taylor for...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, ex-Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks at a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon. A former Green Beret and his son accused of smuggling Ghosn out of Japan in a box are fighting their extradition to the country and urging a judge to free them from jail. Michael and Peter Taylor are wanted in Japan on allegations that they helped Ghosn flee the country in December while he was out on bail and awaiting trial on financial misconduct allegations. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
June 09, 2020 - 10:38 pm
A former Green Beret and his son accused of smuggling ex-Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box are fighting their extradition to the country, arguing the offense is not a crime there. Michael and Peter Taylor are wanted in Japan on allegations that they helped Ghosn flee the...
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Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, leaves her home to go to B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, Thursday, January, 23, 2020. Wanzhou is in court for hearings over an American request to extradite the executive of the Chinese telecom giant Huawei on fraud charges. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 27, 2020 - 4:46 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. extradition case against a senior Huawei executive can proceed to the next stage, a decision that is expected to further harm relations between China and Canada. The Chinese embassy in Ottawa later warned Canada to drop...
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May 21, 2020 - 6:55 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that China doesn’t get that Canada has an independent judicial system and reiterated his charge that Beijing imprisoned two Canadians in retaliation for the arrest of a top Huawei executive. Trudeau said Canada will continue to...
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