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Sweden drops Assange alleged rape investigation

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Sweden discontinued a 2010 alleged rape investigation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, country’s prosecutors said Tuesday. In a press release, Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson gave an update on the Swedish case, saying the investigation has now been dropped. “I would like to emphasise that the injured party has submitted a credible…

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Iran cracks down on ‘ringleaders’ of fuel protests

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: An Iranian intelligence official has threatened to crack down on leaders of protests against a recent government decision to hike fuel prices. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, the Intelligence Ministry official said those “aiding and abetting” the protests have been identified and a strict action will be taken against them. “We have zeroed…

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‘Turkey to look elsewhere if F-35 dispute continues’

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey would be forced to “look elsewhere” to satisfy its defense needs if the current dispute surrounding F-35 fighter jets from the U.S. continued, Turkey’s president on Tuesday said he told his U.S. counterpart during a recent meeting. “We said that if the current disagreement on F-35 fighter jets continues, Turkey must…

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