Wikileaks founder 'wanted' by Interpol over rape claims

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
December 1, 2010 03:37




WASHINGTON  — Interpol on Wednesday placed Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, on its most-wanted list after Sweden issued an arrest warrant against him as part of a drawn-out rape probe — involving allegations Assange has denied. The Interpol alert is likely to make international travel more difficult for Assange, whose whereabouts are publicly unknown.

Meanwhile, in Washington, the US State Department severed its computer files from the government's classified network, officials said, as US and world leaders tried to clean up from the leak that sent America's sensitive documents onto computer screens around the globe.


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