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Swedish prosecutor issues formal request to hold Assange on rape suspicion

May 20, 2019 - 7:14 PM

The Swedish investigation concerns events which took place in 2010 when a Swedish woman accused Julian Assange of rape, after meeting him at a WikiLeaks conference in Stockholm

ASSANGE. A video grab taken from AFP TV footage shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he is driven by British Police to Westminster Magistrates Court in London on April 11, 2019. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Patient in Sweden suspected with Ebola admitted to hospital

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:47 PM

A health official says the patient, who lives in Sweden, returned from a trip to Burundi 3 weeks ago but was not known to have visited an Ebola-contaminated area

A door of the hospital in Enköping, Sweden, is pictured on January 4, 2019, as it has received a case of suspected Ebola, according to health care officials. The patient was first admitted to hospital in Enkoping after being treated now in Uppsala University Hospital. The emergency room in Enkoping has now been closed, and staff who came in contact with the patient are being cared for, a statement said. Ebola is a highly infectious and potentially fatal disease. Fredrik SANDBERG / TT News Agency / AFP

Loss of Y chromosome linked to Alzheimer's disease – study

May 24, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Researchers say [loss of Y] may serve as a predictive biomarker for a wider range of health problems

First dinosaurs in Arabian peninsula identified

Jan 08, 2014 - 7:53 AM

The researchers found teeth and bones dating from around 72 million years ago in the northwestern part of the region along the coast of the Red Sea in what is today Saudi Arabia

DINO IN ARABIA. A theropod tooth and a sauropod vertebra (shown at different scales) are some of the first ever discovered dinosaur remains in Saudi Arabia. Photo courtesy Maxim Leonov & Tim Holland/Uppsala University