WikiLeaks founder on Interpol most-wanted list

PARIS The announcement comes after Sweden issued an arrest warrant against Assange, as part of a rape investigation.

The Lyon, France-based international police organization has issued a "red notice" for 39-year old Julian Assange -- the equivalent of putting him on its most-wanted list

Assange, 39, whose whereabouts are unknown, is suspected of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion. He has denied the allegations, which stem from his encounters with two women during a visit to Sweden in August.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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