LOS ANGELES - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person.
STOCKHOLM - The server used by pro-transparency organisation WikiLeaks when it released secret documents in 2010 about the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a massive trove of diplomatic cables was sold for $33,000 on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. soldier convicted of providing secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of classified materials in the nation's history has asked for a presidential pardon, supporters said on Wednesday.
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NEW YORK - Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier sentenced this week for leaking 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the country's history, could soon be entangled in another legal showdown.
CANBERRA - Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's plans to capture a seat at Australia's September 7 elections were in disarray on Thursday after his top local candidate quit due to an internal fight over party organisation.
FORT MEADE, Maryland - U.S. soldier Bradley Manning was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years in a military prison for turning over more than 700,000 classified files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the nation's history.
REUTERS - U.S. soldier Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in military prison on Wednesday for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, a transparency website.
FORT MEADE, Maryland - Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted of giving classified U.S. files to WikiLeaks, will be told at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) on Wednesday how much of his life will be spent in a military prison, a U.S. Army spokesman said on Tuesday.
FORT MEADE, Maryland - Attorneys for Bradley Manning, the soldier found guilty of turning over 700,000 classified U.S. files to WikiLeaks, called on a military judge on Monday to sentence him to a term that "doesn't rob him of his youth," rather than the 60 years urged by prosecutors.
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