WikiLeaks

Wikileaks to pass on CIA hacking secrets to tech companies

Wikileaks plans to hand over details of hacking secrets used by the CIA to tech companies, founder Julian Assange announced in a live-streamed press conference Thursday.

Frankfurt consulate used for CIA hacking operations, Wikileaks claims

The US consulate in Frankfurt was used as part of Central Intelligence Agency hacking operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, according to agency documents released by WikiLeaks Tuesday detailing US cyber activities.

WikiLeaks claims release of CIA hacking arsenal

WikiLeaks published thousands of documents Tuesday that it claims detail the US Central Intelligence Agency's covert hacking programme and the development of devastating cyberweapons.

After US, French campaigners accuse Russia of influencing vote

Weeks after US intelligence services accused Russia of attempting to influence their country's elections in favour of Donald Trump, backers of a front runner for the French presidency have accused Moscow of interfering in that race too.

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.

Democratic senators push Russian election interference investigation

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Thursday for a formal investigation into Russian interference in the US election.

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.

WikiLeaks publishes alleged excerpts from Clinton speeches to bankers

Emails made public by the website WikiLeaks appear to include details about what Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton told Wall Street banks in private speeches for which she earned hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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.

Wikileaks whistleblower Manning on hunger strike

Chelsea Manning, who released thousands of classified US military documents to the whistleblower website Wikileaks, says she is on hunger strike in protest at her treatment in prison.

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.

Wikileaks blocked in Turkey after dumping ruling party emails

Wikileaks' website has been blocked in Turkey, after the whistle-blower platform released nearly 300,000 emails from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

WikiLeaks publishes trove of Turkish government emails

The data platform WikiLeaks on Tuesday published hundreds of thousands of documents it identified as emails from Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

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."

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.