Julian Assange

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Pamela Anderson uninstalls 'brain controlling' social media from her life

28 Jan 2021

Pamela Anderson uninstalls 'brain controlling' social media from her life

Pamela Anderson has taken a decision that might be good for her well-being but really bad for her fans across all age groups.

Assange loses bid for bail as he awaits extradition appeal

07 Jan 2021

Assange loses bid for bail as he awaits extradition appeal

Julian Assange on Wednesday lost his bid to be released from prison in London on bail as a UK judge ruled that it was only fair to first allow the US authorities to appeal against an order blocking his extradition on espionage charges.

Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

12 Apr 2020

Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange got engaged and fathered two children while living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, his lawyer-fiancée has revealed.

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

13 Mar 2020

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

Former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of a federal court in Virginia.

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

17 Sep 2019

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.

Nirav Modi's fourth bail plea rejected by UK court

12 Jun 2019

Nirav Modi's fourth bail plea rejected by UK court

On Wednesday, the Royal Courts of Justice denied the bail application of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi. This was the fourth time that Modi, a prime accused in multi-crore PNB scam, approached a court seeking respite.

WikiLeaks founder sentenced to 50-weeks jail for skipping bail

01 May 2019

WikiLeaks founder sentenced to 50-weeks jail for skipping bail

In a major development, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 50 weeks in the UK prison for breaching bail conditions.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

11 Apr 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police after Ecuador denied to provide him asylum indefinitely. Assange, who has grown a beard, was forcefully taken into a police vehicle.

UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

06 Apr 2019

UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

An independent rights expert will visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadoran embassy in London to assess whether privacy violation claims involving him merit investigation, the UN rights office said Thursday.

UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

22 Dec 2018

UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

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

Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions

21 Oct 2018

Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is taking legal action against Ecuador, the South American nation that continues to provide him with asylum, for allegedly violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".

Ecuador blocks Julian Assange's internet access after he 'breaks promise'

29 Mar 2018

Ecuador blocks Julian Assange's internet access after he 'breaks promise'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can no longer communicate with the outside world.

2018 TIME 100: Now, you can cast your vote

29 Mar 2018

2018 TIME 100: Now, you can cast your vote

For years now, TIME magazine has dedicated one of its annual issues to celebrate the most influential personalities from across the globe.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

12 Jan 2018

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a citizen of Ecuador, which is also helping him reach a "dignified and just" solution with Britain.

Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks is a subsidiary of the Russian intelligence

17 Oct 2017

Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks is a subsidiary of the Russian intelligence

Hillary Clinton still seems bitter about her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential elections.

German police arrest Dark Web market admin in rare break

14 Jun 2017

German police arrest Dark Web market admin in rare break

On 8th June, the German police arrested the alleged administrator of a Dark Web marketplace from where a gun was purchased and used for the July 2016 shootings in Munich.

Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange

19 May 2017

Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange

Sweden's director of public prosecutions Marianne Ny has decided to drop the investigations into allegations of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Chelsea Manning, released from prison, celebrates free life

19 May 2017

Chelsea Manning, released from prison, celebrates free life

After seven years in prison, former US soldier Chelsea Manning charged over espionage was released on May 16.

Ecuador: Boost for struggling leftists as Moreno wins presidential vote

03 Apr 2017

Ecuador: Boost for struggling leftists as Moreno wins presidential vote

Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno won the Ecuador presidential vote on April 2.

WikiLeaks assures support to tech companies after massive CIA leak

10 Mar 2017

WikiLeaks assures support to tech companies after massive CIA leak

After publishing documents on CIA's hacking tools, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said they would work with tech companies to help secure them.

FBI, CIA launch investigation into WikiLeaks' release Vault 7

09 Mar 2017

FBI, CIA launch investigation into WikiLeaks' release Vault 7

The FBI and CIA have initiated a criminal investigation into WikiLeaks' publication of thousands of files detailing the CIA's hacking tools, including its alleged capacity to spy through microphones on smartphones and smart TVs.

Biggest CIA secrets leaked in WikiLeaks Vault 7

08 Mar 2017

Biggest CIA secrets leaked in WikiLeaks Vault 7

Once again the US intelligence agencies are under the WikiLeaks scanner.

Tension mounts as Ecuador poll count delayed

22 Feb 2017

Tension mounts as Ecuador poll count delayed

Ecuadorians are impatient after the poll count as the country's presidential elections has been delayed by a day or two. Usually, the results are declared on the night of the election.

Manning criticises Obama, Trump

27 Jan 2017

Manning criticises Obama, Trump

Despite having her sentence commuted, former US President Barack Obama faced Chelsea Manning's ire for leaving a "vulnerable legacy" with "very few permanent accomplishments."

Obama commutes prison term of Chelsea Manning

19 Jan 2017

Obama commutes prison term of Chelsea Manning

In January'17, former president Barack Obama commuted Manning's 35-year sentence, a decision that can't be undone by incumbent President Donald Trump.

Modi wins readers' choice for Time person of the year

05 Dec 2016

Modi wins readers' choice for Time person of the year

Sources stated that PM Modi won the readers' choice for Time person of the year, the most influential figure in 2016 among people who voted.

Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant

16 Sep 2016

Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant

A Swedish appeals court has upheld an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, over allegations of rape.

The Clinton 'body count': Several mysterious deaths

24 Aug 2016

The Clinton 'body count': Several mysterious deaths

Multiple reports in the U.S. media suggest nearly three dozen people associated with the Clintons have met with untimely deaths in often suspicious circumstances.

Assange cleared from sexual assault allegation

15 Aug 2015

Assange cleared from sexual assault allegation

The sexual assault charge against Julian Assange was dropped by the Swedish prosecutors.