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Sweden, drops, Assange, rape, investigation, 10 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

11 November, 2019 8:12 pm 8:12 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition. Although the prosecutor’s decision can be appealed, it probably closes the case, which was launched in … Read More


Johnson, drops, corporate, tax, plan, voters

Johnson drops corporate tax cut plan in bid to woo voters

11 November, 2019 11:49 pm 11:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he was putting on hold further cuts in corporation tax and told voters he would use the money for spending on health and other priorities. His comments addressed a central issue in a Dec. 12 election as Johnson has been under pressure to show … Read More


Oil, prices, extend, drops, trade, wars, fan, fears, financial, markets

Oil prices extend drops as trade wars fan fears in financial markets

06 June, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown. Front-month Brent crude futures were at $61.12 at 0444 GMT. That … Read More


anti-polio, drops, protesters, berserk, kids, condition, worsens

Anti-polio drops: Protesters go berserk as kids’ condition ‘worsens’

04 April, 2019 3:58 pm 3:58 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Protesters stormed hospital and broke doors after condition of over 50 children allegedly deteriorated after being administered anti-polio drops in Mashokhel area on Monday. After the rampage, the protesters set hospital building ablaze. The protesters alleged that the condition of children had deteriorated after they were administered anti-polio drops. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa … Read More


British car output drops annual 11 percent in July

08 August, 2018 10:26 am 10:26 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British car production fell 11 percent year-on-year in July, hit by model changes, seasonal adjustments and preparations for tougher new emissions standards, an industry body said on Thursday. Output stood at 121,051 units last month, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said, with demand at home slumping 35 percent compared … Read More