Ecuador signs deal with Sweden for Assange questioning

Ecuador signs deal with Sweden for Assange questioning
QUITO Ecuador and Sweden have signed a pact that would allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be questioned by Swedish authorities at Ecuador's embassy in London where he has been holed up for more than three years since facing sexual assault …
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Biggest Ecological Disaster in Brazil's History
A flood of contaminated water moving downstream from the site of a mining dam breach in Brazil's southeastern state of Minas Gerais on Nov. 5 has reached the Atlantic Ocean, bringing a mudslide of environmental devastation in its path. The dam rupture …
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Brazil studies bolstering credit to stoke economy: source
BRASILIA Brazil might press state-run banks to use billions of dollars recently obtained from the government to increase credit to consumers and businesses in order to avoid pressuring its overdrawn public accounts, a government official with knowledge …
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Dam bursts in Brazil swamping nearby homes
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WikiLeaks cables implicate UK & Saudi Arabia in secret deal to secure UNHRC seats

WikiLeaks cables implicate UK & Saudi Arabia in secret deal to secure UNHRC seats
Two years after the controversial appointment of Saudi Arabia, one of the world's leading human rights offenders, to the UN human rights council, Wikileaks cables have revealed a “secret deal” suggesting that the British government was a key player …
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Saudi Paper Lashes UK: 'You Are an Assembly Line for Terrorists'
As Breitbart London has reported, the British government has been forced to commit more resources to counter terrorism programmes in response to fears that home-grown terrorists are finding safe haven in a variety of communities. The number of areas in …
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US thought Nimr's allegiances lay with Iran: Wikileaks
The United States believed executed Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr's political allegiances conceivably lay with Iran despite his denials, a 2008 US diplomatic cable, leaked through Wikileaks, reveals. On Saturday, setting of a firestorm of criticism …
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Honduran President Says Billionaire Will Likely Face Extradition to United States
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández said Wednesday that his government will likely extradite billionaire businessman Jaime Rosenthal to the United States on charges of money laundering through his family's Banco Continental. Rosenthal, who … In …
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Wikileaks Reveals State Dept Deal with Spain In Black Swan Treasure Lawsuit

Wikileaks Reveals State Dept Deal with Spain In Black Swan Treasure Lawsuit
Among the thousands of documents released by WikiLeaks are several U.S. diplomatic cables describing how U.S. ambassadors were helping Spain in their cause — partly to help broker a deal to bring a famous painting in Spain to a U.S. citizen who …
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Not-So-Gentle Persuasion: US Bullies Spain into Proposed Website Blocking Law
But now some of the cables provided by WikiLeaks to Spanish newspaper El Pais confirm that the US government has pushed other countries to adopt measures that go beyond US law, unleashing the fury of Spanish Internet users. A set of cables reported on …
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EU cuts subsidies that support Spanish bullfighting
In 2013, a report entitled “Toros and taxes”, compiled by Spanish MEPs, established that CAP payments worth more than £110 million a year were being given to Spanish farmers using their pastures to rear fighting bulls. The study concluded that "without …
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Ecuador says WikiLeaks' Assange hires Spanish jurist Garzon
QUITO WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hired Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon as a legal adviser as he seeks political asylum in Ecuador, the Andean country's foreign minister, Ricardo Patino, said on Tuesday. Assange has been taking refuge in the …
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