Britain denies request for Assange medical tests outside embassy - Ecuador


QUITO Ecuador said on Wednesday the British government has refused to let WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange receive medical attention outside the Andean country's London embassy where he has been holed up for over three years.

London police call off guard at Assange's Ecuador embassy bolt-hole

LONDON London's cash-strapped police will no longer keep officers stationed outside the Ecuadorean embassy to catch WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up inside for over three years, the force said on Monday.

World, 12 Oct 2015

Chelsea Manning found guilty of violating military prison rules

Soldier Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, was found guilty on Tuesday of violating jail rules and given three weeks of recreation curbs, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

World, 19 Aug 2015

Britain says to protest to Ecuador over Assange asylum

LONDON Britain said on Thursday it would make a formal protest to Ecuador over its decision to provide asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in its London embassy and so prevent his extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.

World, 14 Aug 2015

Swedish prosecutor drops three Assange cases, rape case to continue

STOCKHOLM Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday they would push on with an investigation into an allegation of rape made in 2010 against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after dropping probes into three other allegations as they had run out of time to bring charges.

World, 13 Aug 2015

Chelsea Manning could face solitary confinement at military prison

Chelsea Manning, a soldier imprisoned for leaking classified U.S. information to pro-transparency site WikiLeaks, could face solitary confinement on charges she violated prison rules by having prohibited reading material, her attorney said on Wednesday.

World, 13 Aug 2015

Sweden, Ecuador aim to break deadlock in Assange case

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.

World, 12 Aug 2015

Ecuador denies Swedish asylum is condition for Assange questioning

STOCKHOLM Ecuador denied on Monday that it had requested Sweden grant asylum for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a condition for allowing Swedish prosecutors to question him in London.

World, 10 Aug 2015

Japan's Abe asks Biden for investigation of possible U.S. spying

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday for an investigation into possible spying on high-level Japanese government and corporate officials following WikiLeaks' release last week of a list of spying targets, Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday.

World, Japan, 05 Aug 2015

U.S. spy agency tapped German chancellery for decades - WikiLeaks

BERLIN The U.S. National Security Agency tapped phone calls involving German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers for years and spied on the staff of her predecessors, according to WikiLeaks.

World, Tech, 10 Jul 2015


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

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