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Sweden, Ecuador aim to break deadlock in Assange case | Reuters

Aug 13, 2015    

STOCKHOLM Sweden and Ecuador have agreed to hold talks to break a deadlock over questioning Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, but investigations into three of four cases against him are likely to be dropped in the coming days due to statutes of limitation.Assange, 44, has been holed up inside Ecuador's London embassy since June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sexual assault and rape.The Australian, who denies any wrongdoing, fears Sweden may extradite him to the United States, where he could face trial over Wikileaks' publication of huge amounts of leaked governmen...

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