World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 18, 2015
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed in an interview published Friday that President Francois Hollande "stabbed me in the back" by rejecting his request for asylum in France.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 6, 2015
Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Saturday criticised Russia - the country that has granted him asylum - calling its crackdown on human rights and online freedom "fundamentally wrong" and said he would prefer not to live in exile.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 3, 2015
France swiftly today rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 19, 2015
WikiLeaks published today more than 60,000 diplomatic cables from Saudi Arabia and said on its website it would release half a million more in the coming weeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today clocks up three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case earlier this week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
Ecuador on Friday guaranteed political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for "as long as necessary," one day after he lost an appeal against a Swedish warrant for his arrest.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 18, 2014
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today said he would "soon" leave Ecuador's embassy in London, where he has sought asylum for over two years.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 Assange.
World News | 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 News | 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 London to avoid extradition to Sweden on sex crimes allegations.
World News | 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 News | 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.