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Sweden's Supreme Court upholds Assange detention order

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STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Supreme Court said on Monday it rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to revoke a detention order over allegations of sexual assault.

Sweden's Supreme Court says will hear Assange appeal over arrest warrant

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would hear an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him issued by prosecutors who want to question him over allegations of sexual assault.

World, 28 Apr 2015

Assange likely to remain in embassy pending U.S. Wikileaks probe

WASHINGTON - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is likely to remain at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London where he has taken refuge as long as U.S. authorities pursue a criminal investigation of his anti-secrecy group, one of his lawyers said.

World, 20 Mar 2015

After years of stalemate, Sweden seeks London date with Assange

STOCKHOLM - Swedish prosecutors want to question Julian Assange in London over allegations of sexual assault, potentially ending an impasse that left the WikiLeaks founder holed up for almost three years in Ecuador's embassy.

World, 13 Mar 2015

Ex-Swiss banker found guilty in WikiLeaks trial, avoids jail

ZURICH - A former Julius Baer banker found guilty on Monday of breaching Swiss banking secrecy laws by handing over data about offshore clients to WikiLeaks will avoid jail time.

World, 19 Jan 2015

Icelandic hacker says guilty of stealing money from Wikileaks

REYKJAVIK - An Icelandic computer hacker and former associate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange unexpectedly pleaded guilty on Wednesday to embezzling 30 million Icelandic crowns ($240,000) from the organisation.

Tech, World, 27 Nov 2014

Swedish appeal court upholds Assange detention order

STOCKHOLM - A Swedish court rejected on Thursday an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to revoke a detention order issued over allegations of sexual assault, but called on prosecutors to make more effort to question him.

Tech, World, Top News 20 Nov 2014

WikiLeaks' Assange hopes to exit London embassy if UK lets him

LONDON - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid a sex crimes inquiry in Sweden, said on Monday he planned to leave the building "soon", but Britain signalled it would still arrest him if he tried.

Top News, World, 18 Aug 2014

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Assange

STOCKHOLM - A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault.

World, 16 Jul 2014

Assange lawyers file Swedish court appeal to end arrest warrant

STOCKHOLM - Julian Assange's Swedish lawyers on Tuesday filed a court petition to withdraw an arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder who has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden.

World, 24 Jun 2014

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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