Stories tagged: Julian Assange
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 8:12 A.M.
Ecuador election could decide Assange’s continued asylum
Whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can stay at the Ecuadorean embassy in London could depend on the winner of Sunday’s presidential election in the South American country. Ruling party candidate …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017
Trudy Rubin: Russia taking aim at democracy
With Russia’s economy doing poorly, Putin is looking for cheaper ways to pursue his goal of re-establishing a Russian sphere of influence in Eurasia reminiscent of Soviet glory days. He …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 1:55 P.M.
WikiLeaks proposes tracking verified Twitter users’ homes, families and finances
WikiLeaks wants to start building a list of verified Twitter users that will include highly sensitive and personal information about their families, their finances and their housing situations.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 10:21 P.M.
U.S. intercepts capture senior Russian officials celebrating Trump win
Senior officials in the Russian government celebrated Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton as a geopolitical win for Moscow, according to U.S. officials who said that American intelligence agencies intercepted …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 7:08 P.M.
Trump renews attack on case for Russian hacking
Despite Donald Trump’s repeated calls for Americans to “move on” from Russia’s provocative cyberattacks during the 2016 presidential election, it won’t be so easy – partly because the president-elect refuses …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 3:48 P.M.
WikiLeaks threatens to sue CNN after ‘pedophile’ charge repeated on air
The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks on Wednesday threatened to sue CNN over unproven allegations that its founder is a pedophile, an accusation that a former CIA deputy director repeated on air.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 12:19 P.M.
Sen. Graham blasts Trump for praising Assange, doubting U.S. intelligence agencies
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday criticized President-elect Donald Trump for praising Julian Assange while expressing skepticism of Russian hacking.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 7:28 A.M.
WikiLeaks founder Assange questioned about alleged sexual misconduct
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned by prosecutors on Monday about possible sexual misconduct committed in Sweden six years ago.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 10 A.M.
WikiLeaks founder Assange denies trying to influence U.S. election
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday he never intended to influence the U.S. presidential election by publishing copies of emails linked to Hillary Clinton and suggested he would do the …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 11:20 A.M.
WikiLeaks founder denies Russia behind Podesta email hacking
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied Thursday that the Russian government or any other “state parties” were his group’s source for more than 50,000 hacked emails from the files of Hillary …
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016, 8:11 A.M.
With email dumps, Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks tests power of full transparency
LONDON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders? “Consider what would happen,” Assange wrote in …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 11:21 A.M.
Sweden prosecutor: Assange rape case hinges on interrogation
Swedish prosecutors will have to drop a six-year-old rape investigation against Julian Assange unless they find a way to interrogate the WikiLeaks founder at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, a …
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 9:18 A.M.
Julian Assange claims total vindication with U.N. panel ruling
A little-known United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be allowed to walk …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
Amy Goodman: WikiLeaks sheds light on U.S.-condoned atrocities
Last Saturday was sunny in London, and the crowds were flocking to Wimbledon and to the annual Henley Regatta. Julian Assange, the founder of the whistle-blower website Wikileaks.org, was making …
TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010, 8:02 A.M.
Sweden appeals UK granting bail for Assange
A British judge granted Julian Assange bail today but the WikiLeaks founder will remain in custody for at least another 48 hours after Swedish prosecutors said they would challenge the …