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Human rights agency rejects Assange complaint against Ecuador


WASHINGTON/QUITO An international human rights organization has turned down a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Ecuador, which has sheltered him for more than six years at its embassy in London, ease the conditions it has imposed on his residence there.

Ex-lawyer Cohen assails 'conman' Trump, gives no direct evidence of collusion

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen accused him of breaking the law while in office and said for the first time that Trump knew in advance about a WikiLeaks dump of stolen emails that hurt his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton. | Video

Australia confirms Wikileaks' Assange has valid passport

SYDNEY Australia has confirmed that Julian Assange has a valid passport, a key development for the Wikileaks founder, who fears that Ecuador seeks to end his asylum in its London embassy and extradite him to the United States.

Tech, World, Australia, Feb 22 2019

U.S. investigators probing years of WikiLeaks activities: sources

LONDON U.S. investigators pursuing a long-running criminal investigation into WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange have dug into the website's activities going back years, people who have been in contact with witnesses in the case say.

U.S., Feb 15 2019

U.S. prosecutors press witnesses to testify against Assange: WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON U.S. federal prosecutors have stepped up efforts to pressure witnesses to testify against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, WikiLeaks said on Wednesday, in connection with what it said were secret criminal charges filed by the Trump administration.

World, Jan 23 2019

U.S. asked Ecuadorean officials about alleged Assange-Manafort meeting: source

QUITO U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador's British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said.

WikiLeaks tells reporters 140 things not to say about Julian Assange

LONDON WikiLeaks on Sunday advised journalists not to report 140 different "false and defamatory" statements about its founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June 2012.

World Jan 06 2019

U.N. tells UK: Allow Assange to leave Ecuador embassy freely

GENEVA U.N. rights experts called on British authorities on Friday to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

World, Dec 22 2018

House panel to give Trump ally Stone's transcript to Russia probe

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional panel will send a transcript of its interview with Roger Stone, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, to prosecutors investigating possible coordination between Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russia, a committee source said on Thursday.

Wikileaks' Assange undergoes medical tests at Ecuador's urging

QUITO Wikileaks founder Julian Assange received a series of medical exams, Ecuador's top attorney said on Wednesday, in line with a new set of rules for his asylum at the Andean country's London embassy that prompted him to sue the government.

World, Dec 12 2018