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

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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.

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

U.S. soldier convicted of WikiLeaks crimes granted name change

- Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, can exchange the name Bradley for Chelsea to reflect her desire to be treated as a woman, a judge in Kansas ruled on Wednesday.

World, 23 Apr 2014

U.S. soldier convicted of WikiLeaks crimes granted name change

- A judge in Kansas on Wednesday ruled that former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, could change his name to reflect his desire to be treated as a woman.

World, 23 Apr 2014

Army general upholds Manning's prison sentence in WikiLeaks case

NEW YORK - A U.S. Army general has denied clemency for Chelsea Manning and upheld the former soldier's 35-year prison sentence for providing secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of classified materials in U.S. history, the Army said Monday.

World, 15 Apr 2014

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

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.

Top News, World, 10 Oct 2013

WikiLeaks server, a "relic of our time", sells for $33,000

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.

Tech, Top News, World, 13 Sep 2013

U.S. soldier Manning seeks presidential pardon in WikiLeaks case

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.

World, 05 Sep 2013

CORRECTED - Bradley Manning faces legal and social difficulties as transgender

(Corrects surname of Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund official to Silverman from Stillman in 4th and 22nd paragraphs)

World, 23 Aug 2013

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