Wikileaks

  • George Clooney takes girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, who is also WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer, on a wildlife safari 20-03-2014 10:49 AM

    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...
  • How Narendra Modi and BJP embarrassed themselves over Wikileaks 18-03-2014 05:20 PM

    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 18-03-2014 09:51 AM

    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' 17-03-2014 02:50 PM

    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...
  • Edward Snowden finds job with Russian website 31-10-2013 08:16 PM

    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...
  • WikiLeaks releases 'Mediastan - A Wikileaks Road Movie' 13-10-2013 03:26 PM

    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 10-10-2013 01:24 PM

    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...
  • WikiLeaks leaks 'Fifth Estate' script, blasts the film 20-09-2013 02:25 PM

    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...
  • Julian Assange alleges his suitcase was stolen in 2010, Sweden investigates 04-09-2013 11:16 AM

    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...
  • Bradley Manning faces legal and social difficulties as transgender 23-08-2013 06:54 AM

    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...
  • US soldier Manning who was sentenced for leaking army secrets says he is a woman 22-08-2013 05:52 PM

    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...
  • WilkiLeaks case: Manning's family saddened by 35-year sentence 22-08-2013 04:49 AM

    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...
  • Manning gets 35 years in jail for leaking US army secrets to WikiLeaks 21-08-2013 08:27 PM

    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...
  • US Army judge to sentence WikiLeaks' Bradley Manning on Wednesday 21-08-2013 08:43 AM

    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...
  • Bradley Manning sentence likely to come next week: Judge 17-08-2013 01:40 AM

    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...
  • Paraguay's new president was targeted by the DEA 15-08-2013 04:21 PM

    The man taking over as Paraguay'snew president on Thursday has built a family fortune in one ofthe most unequal places in South America, dominatingindustries from banking to tobacco to soft drinks to soccer. The 57-year-old Horacio Cartes also is a politicalneophyte who never registered to vote before running forpresident, and...
  • US soldier Bradley Manning could break silence as WikiLeaks trial nears end 15-08-2013 02:37 AM

    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...
  • Petition endorses Bradley Manning for Nobel Peace Prize 13-08-2013 03:03 PM

    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...
  • US sets up intelligence surveillance technology review body 13-08-2013 06:27 AM

    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...
  • Military judge cuts potential sentence for WikiLeaks soldier Bradley Manning 06-08-2013 11:18 PM

    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...
  • Monotonous, rigid military prison life awaits Bradley Manning 05-08-2013 04:14 AM

    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...
  • World View: Should WikiLeaks give up its fight for transparency? 03-08-2013 08:41 AM

    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 03-08-2013 06:40 AM

    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...
  • Edward Snowden secures temporary asylum in Russia 01-08-2013 05:49 PM

    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...
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange condemns Manning verdict, Obama 31-07-2013 06:21 AM

    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...
  • US Wikileaks case: Manning acquitted of aiding enemy, still may face long jail term 31-07-2013 06:03 AM

    A military judge on Tuesday found US soldier Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, the most serious charge he faced for handing over documents to WikiLeaks, but he still likely faces a long jail term after being found guilty of 19 other counts. Colonel Denise Lind ruled the...
  • US Wikileaks case: Bradley Manning found not guilty of aiding the enemy, convicted of 5 counts of espionage 30-07-2013 11:13 PM

    Fort Meade Md: US Army Pfc Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy for giving classified secrets to WikiLeaks. The military judge hearing the case, Army Colonel Denise Lind, announced the verdict Tuesday. The charge was the most serious of 21 counts. It carried a possible life sentence...
  • US WikiLeaks case: Bradley Manning to face charge of aiding the enemy 20-07-2013 11:08 AM

    Ford Meade: The military judge hearing the court-martial of the US soldier accused of the biggest leak of classified material in the nation's history refused on Thursday to dismiss the most severe charge the defendant faces, aiding the enemy. That is one of 21 counts that US Army Private First...
  • America's NSA 'in bed with' Germany and most others: Snowden 08-07-2013 02:08 AM

    Berlin: America's National Security Agency works closely with Germany and other Western states on a 'no questions asked'-basis, former NSA employee Edward Snowden said in comments that undermine Chancellor Angela Merkel's indignant talk of "Cold War" tactics. "They are in bed with the Germans, just like with most other Western...
  • South American leftists rally to Bolivia's side in Snowden saga 05-07-2013 02:33 AM

    Cochabamba: South America's most outspoken leftist leaders will meet in Bolivia on Thursday to rally behind Bolivian President Evo Morales, whose plane was diverted in Europe this week on suspicions that fugitive US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard. The presidential gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia - where Morales began...