Ecuador acknowledges limiting Julian Assange's web access


QUITO Ecuador's government acknowledged on Tuesday it had partly restricted internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks who has lived in the South American country's London embassy since mid-2012.

Ecuador cuts Julian Assange's internet access - WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said on Monday that its founder Julian Assange's internet was shut down by the government of Ecuador, deflecting blame from the U.S. or British governments which have sparred with Assange for releasing sensitive material.

World, Top News 18 Oct 2016

Hacked emails raise possibility of Clinton Foundation ethics breach

SEATTLE, Wash. Hacked emails published by Wikileaks this week appear to show Qatar pledging to donate $1 million to Hillary Clinton's family's charitable foundation, despite her promise to curb new donations by foreign governments while U.S. secretary of state.

World, 15 Oct 2016

Ecuador moves Assange questioning to November

QUITO Ecuador has delayed until Nov. 14 its questioning of Julian Assange in a Swedish rape investigation, at the Wikileaks founder's request, the prosecutor's office of the Andean country said on Wednesday.

World, 13 Oct 2016

Putin rejects accusations of meddling in U.S. election

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted on Wednesday his country was not involved in an effort to influence the U.S. presidential election even as WikiLeaks released another trove of internal documents from Hillary Clinton’s campaign. | Video

Top News, World, 13 Oct 2016

Clinton weighed reinstating Glass-Steagall, Wikileaks emails show

A longtime political adviser to Hillary Clinton last year urged her presidential campaign to support a new version of a law that separated commercial and investment banking to avoid antagonizing the Democratic Party's progressive wing, according to emails published by Wikileaks on Monday.

World, 11 Oct 2016

WikiLeaks' Assange signals release of documents before U.S. election

BERLIN WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday the group would publish about one million documents related to the U.S. election and three governments in coming weeks, but denied the release was aimed at damaging Hillary Clinton. | Video

World, 04 Oct 2016

Ecuador hopes hearing marks 'beginning of the end' of Assange saga

UNITED NATIONS Ecuador hopes that the October questioning of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the country's London Embassy since 2012, will mark the "beginning of the end" of the legal deadlock over case, Ecuador's foreign minister said.

World, 24 Sep 2016

Chelsea Manning sentenced to solitary for suicide try

NEW YORK U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for passing classified files to WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 14 days in solitary confinement as punishment for attempting suicide and keeping a banned book in her cell, supporters said on Friday. | Video

World, 24 Sep 2016

Swedish court upholds Assange warrant, clears way for questioning in October

STOCKHOLM A Swedish appeals court decided to uphold the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, prolonging the six year long legal stand off with prosecutors and clearing the way for the Wikileaks founder to be questioned in London next month.

World, Top News 17 Sep 2016


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