WikiLeaks: News

27 Jun 2024

Bitcoin

Mystery Bitcoiner donates $500K to cover Assange's 'forced' charter flight

Julian Assange, co-founder of WikiLeaks, has been freed after a 14-year battle against extradition to the United States.

26 Jun 2024

Julian Assange

Why Julian Assange pleaded guilty in remote US court?

In an unexpected turn of events, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, pleaded guilty to a felony count pertaining to publishing classified US military information.

25 Jun 2024

Julian Assange

Breaking down Julian Assange's plea deal: US espionage charge explained

WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, was released from a London jail earlier today, after spending five years fighting extradition to the US.

25 Jun 2024

Julian Assange

From leaks to legal battles: Recap of Assange's WikiLeaks saga

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has agreed to plead guilty to one count of violating the US Espionage Act.

25 Jun 2024

Julian Assange

Who is Julian Assange and what secrets did he leak?

Julian Assange, the Australian founder of WikiLeaks, will plead guilty as part of a plea deal with the US Justice Department.

25 Jun 2024

Julian Assange

Julian Assange freed: WikiLeaks founder strikes plea deal with US

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been released from a UK prison after agreeing to plead guilty to revealing US military secrets.

11 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Biden considering Australia's plea to drop charges against WikiLeaks founder

President Joe Biden is reportedly considering Australia's request to end the US pursuit of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (52).

21 Mar 2024

Julian Assange

US mulls plea deal for Julian Assange in WikiLeaks case

The US government is considering a plea bargain for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, per the Wall Street Journal.

Ex-CIA engineer gets 40-year sentence for leaking secrets to WikiLeaks

On Thursday, Joshua Schulte (35), an ex-software engineer from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), was sentenced to 40 years behind bars.

17 Jun 2022

Afghanistan

UK government approves Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to US

The British government approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on Friday to stand trial for the publication of secret files related to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

07 Jan 2021

Julian Assange

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.

UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

A British judge has rejected the United States' request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, which carry a maximum prison sentence of 175 years, saying it would be oppressive because of his mental health.

12 Apr 2020

Julian Assange

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.

13 Mar 2020

Virginia

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.

01 May 2019

Julian Assange

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.

11 Apr 2019

Ecuador

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.

06 Apr 2019

London

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.

22 Dec 2018

Ecuador

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

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".

05 Jun 2018

Mayawati

6 times Mayawati acted like a Princess

Mayawati's way of life has forever been a subject of controversy in Indian politics. Its reasons and her insecurities can be debated, but in a country where every third person is poor, her flaunting of riches demand outright condemnation.

29 Mar 2018

Ecuador

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

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

18 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

President Donald Trump keeps his word. He promised a US-Mexico border wall, he's apparently building it. He promised "immigration reform", he's doing it.

12 Jan 2018

Sweden

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.

17 Oct 2017

Russia News

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.

26 Aug 2017

India

Is the CIA spying on Indians' Aadhaar data?

WikiLeaks has published some new controversial reports. According to one of its latest exposé, the CIA has been using tools that compromise Aadhaar data.

15 May 2017

Microsoft

Microsoft lambasts NSA for WannaCry, time for a "wake-up call"

Although Microsoft has released a patch update to counter the ransomware WannaCry, it is now fuming at how all this came to fruition owing to the software vulnerabilities, which were exploited but not reported by the NSA.

06 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron

French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it has been the victim of a "massive hacking attack" that leaked campaign emails online.

US Election hacking: Alleged Russian hacker arrested in Spain

Following the issue of arrest warrant from US, Barcelona Police on Sunday arrested Russian programmer Pyotr Levashov for his alleged involvement in hacking the US Presidential elections.

10 Dec 2016

Taliban

Saudis fund Taliban while their king backs Afghan govt.

Saudi Arabia is in a unique situation in the Afghan geopolitical conflict that it is on both sides of it- the Afghan government and the Taliban.

24 Aug 2016

Bill Clinton

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.