Interpol issues an arrest warrant for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, to face sexual assault charges in Sweden.
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- London police end their three-year long, round-the-clock guard outside the Ecuadorian Embassy waiting to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Officers have been stationed at this embassy since June 2012. Police said the operation cost 11.1 million pounds (17.6 million dollars) through April 2015. Assange is wanted for jumping bail in England and sexual assault allegations in Sweden. Assange denies the Swedish charges and suspects the real reason is to bring him to the U.S.
- Wikileaks head Julian Assange says he has deals for his autobiography worth more than GBP1 million and needs the money to defend himself against allegations of sexual assault on two women in Sweden.
- Swedish prosecutors drop a seven-year sexual assault investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
- Swedish prosecutors drop some charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange as the statute of limitations expire but will continue to investigate rape claims.
- Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted for questioning in Sweden, says that he will leave his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London "soon".