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.

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 signaled it would still arrest him if he tried. | Video

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

Swiss ex-banker charged with giving data to WikiLeaks

ZURICH - A Swiss prosecutor brought charges against former Julius Baer private banker Rudolf Elmer on Wednesday for allegedly handing over confidential data to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and attempting to pass on files to German officials.

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

Ecuador says talks with Britain over Julian Assange at an impasse

LONDON - Ecuador said on Thursday that talks with Britain on a standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange were at an impasse as the Australian prepared to spend a third year holed up at the country's London embassy.

World, Australia, 19 Jun 2014

Pentagon considers options for Chelsea Manning detention

JEDDAH - The U.S. military is considering options for the detention of a transgender soldier who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over secret files to WikiLeaks and has requested hormone therapy, including moving the private to a civilian prison, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

U.S., Politics 14 May 2014

U.S. soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case 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.

U.S., 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.

U.S., 14 Apr 2014

Sweden should come question Assange: Ecuador's UK ambassador

LONDON - Sweden should question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador's London embassy about sex assault claims that have kept him stuck there for almost two years, Quito's ambassador to Britain said on Thursday.

World, 03 Apr 2014


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