A Swedish court maintained today the European arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape allegation.

“The (Stockholm) district court finds that there is still probable cause for the suspicion against [Assange] for rape, less serious incident, and that there is still a risk that he will depart or in some other way evade," it said in a statement published in English on Wednesday.

“Whereas [Assange] would not appear at a hearing and no new circumstances have been...

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