Wikileaks

  • Watch: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange takes the dance floor by storm with his crazy moves. This isn't something you see every day! 2 days ago

    Julian Assange is planning to leave Ecuadorian embassy and it's all over the news right now. But we bet you haven't seen him dance like there's no tomorrow. The WikiLeaks founder had been under investigation in the US for a long time. This video is from a bar in Reykjavik...
  • 'Julian Assange won't leave embassy without US extradition guarantee', says lawyer 2 days ago

    Melbourne: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London, where the whistleblower was holed up for over two years, without getting a guarantee that he will not be extradited to the US, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Assange's lawyer Jennifer Robinson comments came after Assange last night...
  • I will leave the Ecuadorian embassy soon, confirms WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 3 days ago

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed that he will soon leave the Ecudorian embassy, while addressing a press conference. Assange did not state the reasons behind his decision although speculations are rife that he might be surrendering. The 49-year-old Australian national, who is reportedly battling heart defect and chronic...
  • WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange marks 2nd year in Ecuador's embassy June 20, 2014

    London: The gathering at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London has the feel of something which may become an annual fixture. For the second time in as many years, journalists were invited on Thursday to the embassy to mark the anniversary of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange's stay there a bid to escape...
  • George Clooney takes girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, who is also WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer, on a wildlife safari March 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: George Clooney has reportedly taken his new girlfriend, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, to Tanzania for a wildlife safari. The couple were photographed out and about during their first trip together to the country amid rumours that they were dating, reported People magazine. They were first spotted together in October but...
  • How Narendra Modi and BJP embarrassed themselves over Wikileaks March 18, 2014

    Wikileaks' categorical denial that it had endorsed Narendra Modi as 'incorruptible' is yet another proverbial egg on the face of those online Modi fans who are quick to add to his substantial mythos without checking facts first. Unlike the infamous Gujarati tourist rescue episode during the Uttaranchal floods, however, this...
  • Modi does not need a certificate from anyone: BJP on WikiLeaks March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party hit back at whistle-blower WikiLeaks and said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi does not need a certificate from anyone. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said, "Narendra Modi does not need a certificate from anyone. People know he has been a true chief minister in...
  • WikiLeaks denies reports of calling Narendra Modi 'incorruptible' March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party, whistle-blower website WikiLeaks on Monday clarified that the US diplomatic cables released by it in 2011 never described Modi as "incorruptible" or "the lone honest Indian politician". "India: No WikiLeaks document say #Modi is 'incorruptable', rather he is popular because 'viewed'...
  • Edward Snowden finds job with Russian website October 31, 2013

    Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, who has been granted temporary asylum by Russia, has found a job with a website, The Guardian quoted his lawyer as saying on Thursday. "Edward starts work in November," Anatoly Kucherena said, according to state-run news agency RIA. "He will provide support for a...
  • WikiLeaks releases 'Mediastan - A Wikileaks Road Movie' October 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Tonight WikiLeaks and Sixteen Films release 'Mediastan - a WikiLeaks road movie'. The release of 'Mediastan' is timed to challenge the UK opening of 'The Fifth State', the multi-million dollar Hollywood anti-WikiLeaks movie produced by Dreamworks in collaboration with Disney. UK audiences will be able to watch 'Mediastan'...
  • Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch October 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the...
  • WikiLeaks leaks 'Fifth Estate' script, blasts the film September 20, 2013

    Los Angeles: WikiLeaks is not happy with the way its co-founder Julian Assange has been depicted in Bill Condon's upcoming movie 'The Fifth Estate' and they are letting the world know about it. Benedict Cumberbatch plays Assange in the movie. The whistleblowing organization released a lengthy memo detailing what they consider...
  • Julian Assange alleges his suitcase was stolen in 2010, Sweden investigates September 4, 2013

    Swedish police opened an investigation on Tuesday after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urged them to find out what happened to a suitcase he suspects was stolen from him in 2010 by intelligence agents as he travelled from Sweden to Germany. The suitcase contained three laptops that had WikiLeaks materials, including evidence...
  • Bradley Manning faces legal and social difficulties as transgender August 23, 2013

    Bradley Manning, the US soldier sentenced this week for leaking 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the country's history, could soon be entangled in another legal showdown. Unlike the court-martial Manning faced for leaking the data, the next challenge could play out in federal...
  • US soldier Manning who was sentenced for leaking army secrets says he is a woman August 22, 2013

    Washington: US soldier Bradley Manning, sentenced for leaking classified US documents, said he is female and wants to live as a woman named Chelsea. A statement from Manning was read on NBC News's "Today" program on Thursday. Manning, 25, was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years in a military prison for turning...
  • WilkiLeaks case: Manning's family saddened by 35-year sentence August 22, 2013

    Hanovar: The family of US Army Pfc Bradley Manning says they are saddened and disappointed in the 35-year sentence he received for giving troves of military and government secrets to WikiLeaks. Manning's attorney David Coombs read a statement from the family Wednesday during a news conference. The statement from the family...
  • Manning gets 35 years in jail for leaking US army secrets to WikiLeaks August 21, 2013

    Maryland: Bradley Manning, the US soldier convicted of the biggest breach of classified data in the nation's history by providing files to Wikileaks, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday. Judge Colonel Denise Lind, who in July convicted Manning of 20 charges including espionage and theft, could have sentenced...
  • US Army judge to sentence WikiLeaks' Bradley Manning on Wednesday August 21, 2013

    Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted of giving classified US files to WikiLeaks, will be told at 10 am EDT (1400 GMT) on Wednesday how much of his life will be spent in a military prison, a US Army spokesman said on Tuesday. The judge, Colonel Denise Lind, began deliberating Manning's sentence...
  • Bradley Manning sentence likely to come next week: Judge August 17, 2013

    A military judge says Army Pfc Bradley Manning's prison sentence for leaking scads of classified information through WikiLeaks will likely be announced next week. The court-martial was in session for only about 30 minutes on Friday. Prosecutors presented four bits of evidence retrieved from Manning's personal computer, mostly communications with his...
  • Paraguay's new president was targeted by the DEA August 15, 2013

    The man taking over as Paraguay's new president on Thursday has built a family fortune in one of the most unequal places in South America, dominating industries from banking to tobacco to soft drinks to soccer. The 57-year-old Horacio Cartes also is a political neophyte who never registered to vote before running for president, and he's...
  • US soldier Bradley Manning could break silence as WikiLeaks trial nears end August 15, 2013

    Fort Meade: US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, convicted of providing a massive trove of secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest data breach in US history, could break a long silence on Wednesday as the sentencing phase of his court-martial ends. Manning, 25, faces up to 90 years in...
  • Petition endorses Bradley Manning for Nobel Peace Prize August 13, 2013

    Nobel Prize committee officials say they have received a petition claiming some 100,000 signatures that endorses awarding the peace prize to US soldier Bradley Manning, who faces up to 90 years in prison for disclosing classified information through WikiLeaks. Peace laureate Mairead Maguire nominated Army Pfc. Manning for the prize in...
  • US sets up intelligence surveillance technology review body August 13, 2013

    The Obama administration on Monday launched a formal review of its electronic intelligence gathering that has come under widespread criticism since leaks by a former spy agency contractor. The Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies will examine the technical and policy issues that arise from rapid advances in global telecommunications,...
  • Military judge cuts potential sentence for WikiLeaks soldier Bradley Manning August 6, 2013

    Fort Meadea: US military judge reduced potential prison time for Private First Class Bradley Manning to 90 years from 136 years on Tuesday by ruling that some sentences for leaking secret files to WikiLeaks should be merged. Court-martial Judge Colonel Denise Lind convicted Manning, 25, last week on 19 criminal counts,...
  • Monotonous, rigid military prison life awaits Bradley Manning August 5, 2013

    New York: Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in US history, faces the prospect of years of monotony with no Internet access in a small military prison cell but he would likely be allowed to mix with other inmates and exercise outdoors. The 25-year-old Manning,...
  • World View: Should WikiLeaks give up its fight for transparency? August 8, 2013

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to World View with me. Edward Snowden gets asylum finally and the US getting angry. Julian assange is also talking about Bradley manning verdict. On the show, Jennifer Robinson, lawyer of wikileaks and legal advisor to asssange, will join us from London. Later on the...
  • Bradley Manning's leaks endangered informants, says US trial witness August 3, 2013

    A US State Department official contended in court on Friday that convicted soldier Bradley Manning's leaks of classified diplomatic cables led to foreign informants being moved over fears for their safety. The official, Michael Kozak, was called by US military prosecutors to testify in the sentencing phase of Manning's court-martial over...
  • Edward Snowden secures temporary asylum in Russia August 1, 2013

    US whistleblower Edward Snowden slipped quietly out of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday after securing temporary asylum in Russia, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area. A Russian lawyer who has been assisting Snowden said the American, who is wanted in the United States for leaking...
  • US: Whistleblower Bradley Manning not found guilty of aiding the enemy July 31, 2013

    Whistleblower Bradley Manning - responsible for the leak of US diplomatic cables is found not guilty of aiding the enemy, however the Military court found him guilty of most other charges including 5 counts of theft. The US soldier was responsible for the largest ever leak of 7 lakh sheets...
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange condemns Manning verdict, Obama July 31, 2013

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused President Barack Obama of "national security extremism" on Tuesday after an American military judge convicted Bradley Manning over the biggest leak of classified documents in US history. Praising Manning as "the most important journalistic source that the world has ever seen", Assange said the US soldier,...