World | Agence-France Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
The cost of policing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's asylum at Ecuador's embassy in London has passed 6 million pounds, Scotland Yard said on Thursday, two years to the day since he sought refuge there.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
Two years after he sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is making a fresh attempt to secure his freedom, although he is not packing his bags just yet.
World | Reuters | Sunday June 30, 2013
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Sunday the fate of former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is in the hands of the authorities in Russia, where he is holed up in hope of obtaining asylum in the South American nation.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 30, 2013
President Rafael Correa said Saturday he has spoken with US Vice President Joe Biden about Edward Snowden, and that the American official asked Ecuador to reject the fugitive intelligence leaker's asylum request.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 29, 2013
Nearly a month after Edward Snowden exposed top secret U.S. surveillance programmes, the former spy agency contractor looks no closer to winning asylum to evade prosecution at home - and his options appear to be narrowing.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 27, 2013
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden began a fifth day in a Moscow airport on Thursday, with his travel plans still a mystery as Ecuador warned it could take months to consider his asylum request.
World | Reuters | Monday June 24, 2013
Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy organisation WikiLeaks, said on Monday that former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was safe and healthy after fleeing to Moscow on his globe-crossing escape from U.S. prosecution.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 17, 2013
Ecuador will continue to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asylum at its London embassy, the foreign minister said on Monday after failing to reach a solution to the case with Britain.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 13, 2013
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange advised whistleblower Edward Snowden to try to seek political asylum in Russia or South America as Russia confirmed that if Snowden made an asylum request it would be considered.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 29, 2013
Ecuador's foreign minister has accused the British government of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted him political asylum almost a year ago.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 2, 2012
It costs a whopping 11,000 pounds a day for Britain to ensure that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy here, does not flee the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 27, 2012
Ecuador said on Wednesday that it is prepared to shelter Julian Assange inside its London embassy for years if necessary as it negotiates the WikiLeaks founder's fate with Britain and Sweden.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 21, 2012
Hackers have targeted British government websites in the last 24 hours, the government said on Tuesday, after activist hacking group Anonymous said it had launched attacks to protest against the handling of the case of WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assan...
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 21, 2012
Julian Assange's desperate attempt to avoid being sent from London to Stockholm to face questioning over alleged sex crimes has ignited bitter arguments in Britain over perceptions of rape.
World | Associated Press | Monday August 20, 2012
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on President Barack Obama to end a so-called "witch hunt" against his secret-spilling website, appearing in public Sunday for the first time since he took refuge two months ago inside Ecuador's Embassy in Londo...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 18, 2012
The US has said that it does not recognise the concept of 'diplomatic asylum' after Ecuador allowed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to remain in Quito's embassy in London.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 16, 2012
Ecuador said it would announce its decision on granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, and slammed Britain for threatening to storm Quito's mission in London to retrieve him.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 15, 2012
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has no way of leaving his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London without being arrested, even if Quito grants him asylum shortly, lawyers say.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 30, 2012
The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says her son's health is suffering after being confined for more than a month in Ecuador's embassy in London.
World | Agence France Presse | Wednesday July 11, 2012
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa vowed his government would not yield to pressure from Britain, Sweden or the United States in deciding whether to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.