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January 14, 2019 2:11 AM Ghosn’s wife slams Japan detention as ‘draconian’ in letter

TOKYO—The wife of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, a global advocacy group, criticizing her husband’s long detention and Japan’s criminal justice system as unfair and harsh. “My husband’s is a case study in the realities of this draconian system,” Carole Ghosn wrote in a nine-page letter Monday to the Tokyo 7

January 10, 2019 1:01 PM Australia praises Thai action on Saudi woman seeking asylum

Surachate said Alqunun’s father wanted his daughter back but respected her decision. Surachate described the father as being a governor in Saudi Arabia. “He has 10 children. He said the daughter might feel neglected sometimes,” Surachate said. Payne was also asked by reporters about the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, a 25-year-old former member of Bahrain’s 7

January 8, 2019 2:23 PM Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman seeking asylum

A spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees at its Geneva headquarters, Babar Baloch, said Tuesday it’s premature to say what will happen next, but that it could take several days for the agency to look into Alqunun’s claims. He said it “too early to tell” if she will be granted asylum or refugee status. Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has come under 11

January 7, 2019 5:45 PM Five Golden Globes surprises that shake up Oscar predictions

The group’s golden choices are often ignored by the nearly 8,200 Oscar voters, the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who last year gave their Best Picture prize to The Shape of Water, rather than either of the HFPA’s top winners: Lady Bird (musical/comedy) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (drama). Sunday’s play-it-safe 12

December 27, 2018 3:04 PM Thailand’s deputy PM found innocent in luxury watch scandal

Prawit is a top member of the military junta that has ruled Thailand since staging a coup in 2014. It vowed to rid Thai politics of corruption but has seen its members tied to a number of corruption allegations. The junta has promised to hold elections early next year, though critics are concerned the vote could be rigged to put current junta members 13

December 20, 2018 11:21 PM Kings owner brings NBA games to Mumbai

“Our inaugural NBA India Games will help further untap the enormous basketball potential in a country with a thriving sports culture and a growing, young and engaged population,” NBA commissioner Adam Silver added in a statement. The NBA prizes its growth in India. The population and growing middle class has generated grassroots and business opportunities 15

December 20, 2018 5:09 PM Welcome to Marwen reduces true-life tale to feel-good Hollywood drivel

The documentary tells the true story about an upstate New York man nearly beaten to death by five drunken thugs who finds a path to recovery and artistic expression through the creation of a fantasy world of miniature Second World War town where good triumphs over bad. It’s actually a pretty tough film to watch. Welcome to Marwen is also a tough film to watch 17

December 19, 2018 11:22 PM Police continue to watch for anyone possessing or uploading the St. Mike’s video

The alleged continued circulation of the video is one of the “terrible” outcomes of the rise of social media, said Judith Taylor, a sociology and gender studies professor at University of Toronto. “It’s hard to believe that this kind of thing happens,” said Taylor, whose research includes issues of toxic masculinity. “It is a shocking thing, and so people 16

December 19, 2018 2:54 AM Game Centre: Tavares show, Marleau milestone spark Leafs past Devils

Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said he’d like to see his team “machine-like” rather than “fun to watch.” The Leafs were just that in a 7-2 win over the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center in Newark on Tuesday night, snapped a two-game winless skid in the process. John Tavares and Auston Matthews scored 1:57 apart in the first period, while Patrick 17

December 13, 2018 3:09 PM French police try to catch Christmas market attack suspect dead or alive

French authorities said that the suspect, born in Strasbourg, had run-ins with police starting at age 10 and his first conviction at age 13. Chekatt had been convicted 27 times, mostly in France but also in Switzerland and Germany, for crimes including armed robbery. He had been flagged for extremism and was on a watch list. French President Emmanuel 19