Friday, 25 May 2018

Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

UK judge denies repeal of Julian Assange arrest warrant

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LONDON: British authorities are waning in their toleration of programmer and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since being granted asylum to Ecuador in 2012. On Feb. 13, Judge Emma Arbuthnot upheld Assange’s arrest warrant for the second time in a week. “[Assange] is ...

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Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

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QUITO: Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after more than five years of living in asylum at the nation’s embassy in London, officials announced. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said officials accepted Assange’s request for naturalization in December, and they continue to look for a long-term resolution ...

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Artist to debut 3D portraits produced from Chelsea Manning’s DNA

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NEW YORK: Around thirty three-dimensional portraits of Chelsea Manning, created using the DNA of the transgender U.S. Army soldier imprisoned for leaking classified data, will greet visitors at eye-level at an exhibition opening in New York City next month. Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg based the portraits on a range of possible ...

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Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Julian Assange

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STOCKHOLM: Swedish prosecutors Friday dropped a seven-year rape investigation into Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012. But British police said they would still arrest Assange if he tried to leave the embassy, saying he ...

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WikiLeaks posts more CIA docs

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LONDON: WikiLeaks has released another trove of secret CIA documents a day after the US justice department said it was considering criminal charges against the organisation and its founder Julian Assange. The 31-page user guide for a CIA device called “Weeping Angel” was posted online on Saturday, the CBS News ...

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WikiLeaks reveals how CIA hacks iPhones, MacBooks

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WASHINGTON: The Central Intelligence Agency is able to permanently infect an Apple Mac computer so that even reinstalling the operating system will not erase the bug, according to documents published Thursday by WikiLeaks. In its second release allegedly from the CIA’s arsenal of hacking tools, WikiLeaks also said that it appears ...

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White House suggests Putin was involved in U.S. hacking

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during the opening session of the newly elected State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia. The U.S. on Oct. 7 blamed the Russian government for the hacking of political sites and accused Moscow of trying to interfere with the upcoming presidential election. ...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange questioned by prosecutors

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being questioned by prosecutors on Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in the latest twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him. Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren, who will be present while Assange is questioned by an Ecuadoran prosecutor, entered ...

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