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Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case


STOCKHOLM The Swedish prosecutor investigating a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday she had interviewed seven witnesses, including two not previously heard, but had yet to determine how to proceed in the case.

U.S. judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election

A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election.

Sweden analyzing Assange evidence, holds off on investigation order

STOCKHOLM Sweden's prosecution authority will hold off on asking Britain to allow it to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about a 2010 rape allegation until it has finished analyzing available evidence, the authority said on Wednesday.

World, Jul 03 2019

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues

QUITO An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government.

World, Jun 20 2019

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention

STOCKHOLM Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is investigated.

World, Jun 20 2019

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020

LONDON The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday.

World, Jun 14 2019

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday

LONDON WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request.

World, Jun 13 2019

U.S. formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and violated an espionage law, the U.K has confirmed.

World, Jun 11 2019

Swedish court rejects Assange detention request over rape allegation

UPPSALA, Sweden A Swedish court on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be detained in absentia over a 2010 rape allegation.

World, Jun 03 2019

Assange suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in U.S.: U.N. expert

GENEVA WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered psychological torture from a defamation campaign and should not be extradited to the United States where he would face a "politicized show trial", a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday. | Video

World, May 31 2019