Julian Assange

Assange to remain in embassy but 'happy' for Manning, lawyer says

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "very happy for Chelsea Manning," said Assange's Swedish attorney about US President Barack Obama's decision to reduce Manning's sentence.

Trump points to Assange, questions intelligence on Russian hacking

US president-elect Donald Trump pointed to remarks by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on the hacking of Democratic Party emails as he questioned US intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian hackers were behind the breach.

Assange lawyer barred from questioning on alleged rape

A Swedish lawyer for Julian Assange said he was not allowed to be present during the questioning of the WikiLeaks founder over a rape allegation, as Swedish prosecutors completed a two-day interview inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Swedish prosecutor meets WikiLeaks' Julian Assange in London

A Swedish prosecutor visited the Ecuadorian embassy in London Monday to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regarding allegations of rape and a less serious sexual offence, though the topic of data leaks was never far from the surface.

Julian Assange defends leaking Hillary Clinton's emails

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange defended leaking Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails on Tuesday and denied supporting her Republican rival Donald Trump.

Sweden denies Assange temporary leave to attend funeral

A request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for temporary leave to attend a funeral for a close associate in London has been turned down, Swedish authorities said Friday.

Assange's internet cut after leak of Clinton documents

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had his internet access cut off after his platform leaked documents about US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the website said Monday.

Assange interview with Ecuadorean prosecutor postponed one month

A formal interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a suspected rape in 2010 has been postponed until November, Swedish and Ecuadorean authorities said Thursday.

Trump supporters disappointed as WikiLeaks fails to deliver bombshell

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump were disappointed Tuesday that a much hyped press conference by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange failed to deliver bombshell election revelations about Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Swedish court rejects Assange request to repeal arrest warrant

A Swedish appellate court Friday rejected a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to repeal a detention order in relation to a suspected rape in 2010, an allegation he denies.

Sweden still waiting for Assange interview date

Swedish prosecutors said Wednesday they have yet to hear from Ecuador about a date when WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be interviewed regarding a suspected rape in 2010, an allegation he denies.

WikiLeaks founder's lawyer: Australia has not moved to help Assange

A lawyer and advisor to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the Australian native's government has done nothing for Assange despite repeated calls for assistance to help the whistleblower out of years of legal and diplomatic troubles.

Ecuador to allow questioning of Assange in London embassy

Sweden on Thursday welcomed a decision to allow Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, a spokeswoman said.

Assange hails "sweet victory," urges governments to accept UN ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hailed a UN panel's finding that he is under arbitrary detention as a "sweet victory" on Friday, urging Britain and Sweden to "implement the decision."

Assange hails victory, urges Britain, Sweden to accept UN ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hailed a UN panel's finding that he is under arbitrary detention on Friday, urging Britain and Sweden to "implement the decision."

Britain, Sweden dismiss UN panel report calling for Assange's release

Britain and Sweden have dismissed a UN panel's findings Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being detained in an unlawful manner.

Sweden rejects UN panel findings on "arbitrary detention" of Assange

The Swedish government rejects the conclusions of a UN panel that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is held in "arbitrary detention."

UN panel tells Britain, Sweden to end Assange's "arbitrary detention"

A UN expert panel said Friday that Britain and Sweden are detaining WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in an unlawful manner and called on the countries to allow the whistleblower to leave his hiding place in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Assange to hand himself in if UN panel rules against him

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he would hand himself in to British police Friday in the event of an unfavourable decision from a UN investigation.

Ecuador rejects Swedish request to question Assange

Swedish prosecutors said Thursday Ecuador has "on formal grounds" rejected a request to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, granted asylum by Quito.