Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant


STOCKHOLM A Swedish lower court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, saying the stay at Ecuador's London embassy did not equal detention.

Chelsea Manning seeks to overturn WikiLeaks court-martial conviction

WASHINGTON Chelsea Manning, the U.S. soldier imprisoned for handing over classified files to pro-transparency site WikiLeaks, has appealed to an Army court to overturn her court-martial conviction, a court filing released on Thursday said.

World, 20 May 2016

Swedish prosecutors argue for upholding Assange arrest warrant

STOCKHOLM Swedish prosecutors still believe an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be upheld, they said on Thursday in reply to the Stockholm District Court that will decide whether to lift the warrant.

World, 14 Apr 2016

A poet and pirate offers alternative for Iceland

OSLO/REYKJAVIK A poet and former WikiLeaks supporter who says revolution is her favourite word, Birgitta Jonsdottir would probably become Iceland's next prime minister if elections were held tomorrow.

World, 07 Apr 2016

Assange asks Swedish court to overturn arrest warrant

STOCKHOLM Lawyers for Julian Assange have asked a Swedish court to overturn an arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder following a ruling by a U.N. panel that his stay in Ecuador's London embassy amounts to arbitrary detention. | Video

World, 23 Feb 2016

Swedish prosecutor preparing new application to interview Assange

STOCKHOLM The Swedish prosecutor heading a preliminary investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange over an allegation of rape said she was preparing a new application to interview the Wikileaks founder in Ecuador's embassy in London.

World, 09 Feb 2016

WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom after U.N. panel report

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarded compensation. | Video

Top News, World, 06 Feb 2016

Australian foreign minister met Assange lawyers, offers consular assistance

SYDNEY Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has met with lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and offered consular assistance for the Australian, after a U.N. panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained for almost four years.

World, 06 Feb 2016

Time to free Assange, Ecuador says after U.N. panel decision

CARACAS WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must be allowed to go free from the Ecuadorian embassy in London following a U.N. panel ruling calling for that on Friday, the South American country's Foreign Minister said.

World, 05 Feb 2016

WikiLeaks Assange speaks to reporters via video conference from Ecuador's embassy

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke to reporters on Friday via a video link from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled that he should be allowed to go free and be awarded compensation.

World, 05 Feb 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