Japan requests extradition of men accused of aiding escape of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

Japan has formally asked the United States to extradite a former Green Beret and his son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn flee the country while he was awaiting trial on financial charges. Japan submitted a request to the U.S. State Department to extradite Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor,… Read More Japan requests extradition of men accused of aiding escape of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

Nine abducted as pirates attack oil vessel off Nigeria

Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner BW Offshore said. The Sendje Berge ship was undergoing maintenance when the attack happened, BW Offshore’s Chief Financial Officer Staale Andreassen said. The Oslo-listed company said none of the people remaining on the… Read More Nine abducted as pirates attack oil vessel off Nigeria

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell arrested for perjury, other charges

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested in New Hampshire on Thursday on U.S. charges of luring underage girls so that Epstein could sexually abuse them. The arrest of the British socialite adds another twist in the mystery of Epstein, whose high-flying lifestyle included private… Read More British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell arrested for perjury, other charges