Jean-Dominique Senard’s fight to rescue the Renault-Nissan alliance

Jean-Dominique Senard’s fight to rescue the Renault-Nissan alliance

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In the bar at Yokohama’s swish InterContinental Hotel in late October, Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard was drinking with the future leadership team of Nissan when he received a call from a French government official. Fiat-Chrysler, the Italian-American carmaker that months earlier had walked out on Renault, was to merge with its French arch-rival PSA. The […]

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© Reuters. Members of NDRF head towards the site of a fire that swept through a factory where laborers were sleeping, in New Delhi

Fire at New Delhi factory kills 43 By Reuters

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© Reuters. Members of NDRF head towards the site of a fire that swept through a factory where laborers were sleeping, in New Delhi MUMBAI (Reuters) – At least forty-three people were killed in India’s capital New Delhi on Sunday when a fire swept through a six-storey factory where laborers were sleeping, government officials said. […]

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Iran and US exchange prisoners in Zurich

Iran and US exchange prisoners in Zurich

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Iran has released a Princeton University graduate student who was imprisoned on espionage charges in exchange for an Iranian scientist held in the US for allegedly violating sanctions. Massoud Soleimani, an Iranian scientist who had been detained for more than a year, was traded for Xiyue Wang, a Chinese-born naturalised American who was serving a […]

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Johnson vows probe in to leak of UK trade documents

Johnson vows probe in to leak of UK trade documents

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Boris Johnson said his government would investigate the source of leaked UK-US trade documents believed to have been disseminated on Reddit by a Russian operation to interfere in the election, and later used by the Labour party in its campaigning. The UK prime minister said on Saturday that the government needed “to get to the […]

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Up to 25 people die in Baghdad night of violence

Up to 25 people die in Baghdad night of violence

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A drone has struck the home of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr following a night of violence in Baghdad, where unidentified knife and gunmen reportedly killed up to 25 people, including police officers, in a central square that is a hub for anti-government protesters. The rampage in the capital and the targeting of Mr Sadr […]

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