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Swedish prosecutor preparing new application to interview Assange

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STOCKHOLM The Swedish prosecutor heading a preliminary investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange over an allegation of rape said she was preparing a new application to interview the Wikileaks founder in Ecuador's embassy in London.

WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom after U.N. panel report

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarded compensation. | Video

Top News, World, 06 Feb 2016

Australian foreign minister met Assange lawyers, offers consular assistance

SYDNEY Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has met with lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and offered consular assistance for the Australian, after a U.N. panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained for almost four years.

World, 06 Feb 2016

Time to free Assange, Ecuador says after U.N. panel decision

CARACAS WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must be allowed to go free from the Ecuadorian embassy in London following a U.N. panel ruling calling for that on Friday, the South American country's Foreign Minister said.

World, 05 Feb 2016

WikiLeaks Assange speaks to reporters via video conference from Ecuador's embassy

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke to reporters on Friday via a video link from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled that he should be allowed to go free and be awarded compensation.

World, 05 Feb 2016

UK Foreign Secretary calls U.N. Assange report "ridiculous"

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond poured scorn on a U.N. working group report on Julian Assange, calling it ridiculous, and said the Wikileaks founder was a fugitive from justice.

World, 05 Feb 2016

Britain says to challenge UN panel opinion on Assange, plans to arrest him

LONDON Britain on Friday said it would contest a United Nations panel opinion that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was a victim of arbitrary detention and said the computer hacker would be arrested if he left the embassy.

World, 05 Feb 2016

Swedish government rejects U.N. criticism over Assange

STOCKHOLM The Swedish government on Friday rejected the conclusions of a United Nations panel report saying Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's stay in Ecuador's London embassy amounts to "unlawful detention".

Top News, World, 05 Feb 2016

Assange should be released and compensated, U.N. panel says

GENEVA A U.N. panel of independent experts said on Friday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was being detained arbitrarily in the Ecuadorian embassy in London and should be released and compensated.

World, 05 Feb 2016

WikiLeaks' Assange 'arbitrarily detained' in embassy, U.N. panel to say

STOCKHOLM/LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been subject to 'arbitrary detention' during the 3-1/2 years he has spent in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid a rape investigation in Sweden, a U.N. panel will rule on Friday. | Video

Top News, World, 05 Feb 2016

Indepth

A sign is seen outside the United States embassy in central London, November 29, 2010.  REUTERS/Andrew Winning
Analysis:

WikiLeaks shows range of intel gathering

From African leaders' credit card numbers to the friendships of British politicians, the WikiLeaks cables show U.S. diplomats left no stone unturned in efforts to gather information on friends as well as foes.  Full Article