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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Tokyo court hands down shortened jail extension for Ghosn

Defense continues fight for release while clock ticks for prosecutors

Defense lawyers have denounced the seizure of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn's communications with lawyers, and personal belongings of his wife Carole, when their apartment was searched last week.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The Tokyo District Court decided Friday to extend former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn's detention by eight days, refusing to grant the full 10 requested by prosecutors in an unusual move.

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