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Sweden files to detain Julian Assange for rape charge (34)
By Yaron Steinbuch Swedish prosecutors heading the probe into a rape allegation against Julian Assange issued a formal detention order Monday against the WikiLeaks founder, who is jailed in Britain - a first step in seeking his extradition. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden's deputy director of public prosecutions, said she had filed the request with the Uppsala district court to have Assange detained in absentia.
Frenchman sentenced to death for smuggling ecstasy to Lombok (17)
Panca Nugraha The Jakarta Post Mataram / Mon, May 20, 2019 / 05:40 pm Felix Dorfin (left) is escorted to his sentence hearing at the Mataram District Court on Lombok island in West Nusa Tenggara on May 20, 2019.(JP/Panca Nugraha) French national Felix Dorfin, 35, was handed the death sentence on Monday for smuggling various drugs totaling 2.77 kilograms to Lombok island last year.
Swedish prosecutors file request for Julian Assange's arrest (15)
Comments By Euronews Copyright REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo MoreHide The Swedish state prosecutor investigating rape allegations against Julian Assange filed a request for him to be arrested, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement. "I request the District Court to detain Assange in his absence, on probable cause suspected for rape," Swedish state prosecutor Eva-Marie Perrson said.
Pakistan recalls fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir for World Cup (17)
Hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali also made the World Cup team Published: May 20, 2019 15:39 AP Mohammad Amir Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News Archive Also in this package Disappointed by Pakistan bowling again: Shoaib Akhtar Islamabad: Experienced fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz were brought back into Pakistan's 15-man World Cup squad on Monday following a loss to England in the one-day series.
Pakistan cricketer Asif Ali's daughter dies after cancer treatment (14)
AFP Islamabad United, the team Asif plays for in the Pakistan Super League, confirmed the child's death in a statement issued late Sunday. Before his departure for the limited-overs series in England, Ali had tweeted on April 24 that he was sending his daughter to the US for treatment.
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