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Sweden bends in Julian Assange case, asks for interview in London
Sweden bends in Julian Assange case, asks for interview in London

Swedish prosecutors have offered to fly to Britain to question Julian Assange over sexual assault accusations, a move that could end years of political and diplomatic deadlock. A formal request was made Friday by Marianne Ny, who leads the team investigating the allegations against Assange, to interview the WikiLeaks founder in London and take a DNA sample. Prosecutors previously insisted any meeting must take place on Swedish soil. Assange has been holed up inside the Ecuadorean Embassy since June 2012 as he fights extradition to Sweden to face accusations by two women of rape and sexual molestation. He vehemently denies the allegations and says he fears that if he travels to Sweden...

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