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Julian Assange

  • SYDNEY, Dec 16- The self-styled sheik behind a siege at a Sydney cafe had been charged as an accessory to murder and with multiple sexual offenses. Last year Monis was charged as an accessory to the stabbing murder of his ex-wife, who was set alight in a Sydney apartment block. He was charged this year with more than 40 counts of sexual or indecent assault against...

  • Spain's 'Xnet' corruption fighters expose graft Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    And the secretive members of Xnet want others outside Spain to follow their lead. The online drop box for citizens' complaints they set up just three months ago has already paid off, exposing some of Spain's biggest corruption scandals. Xnet's biggest coup came in October, when it made public documents helping prove that senior officials at Spain's bailed-out...

  • Manning gets 35 years for WikiLeaks documents leak Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Manning arrives at a military court Wednesday to hear his sentence.

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.

  • Reuters World News Highlights 2200 GMT Oct 24 Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 10:00 PM ET

    BEIRUT/ CAIRO- Syria said on Wednesday its military command was still studying a proposal for a holiday ceasefire with rebels- contradicting international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi's announcement that Damascus had agreed to a truce.

  • Reuters World News Highlights 1800 GMT GMT, Oct 24 Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    BEIRUT/ CAIRO- Syria said on Wednesday its military command was still studying a proposal for a holiday ceasefire with rebels- contradicting international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi's announcement that Damascus had agreed to a truce.

  • Swedish c.bank website shut down in cyber attack Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 5:54 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 3- Hackers shut down the website of Sweden's central bank on Wednesday and targeted two other official sites after activist group Anonymous was reported to have threatened it would launch a cyber attack in support of Internet file sharers. Several websites in Sweden have come under attack this week and crashed.

  • STOCKHOLM, Oct 2- Syria's civil war has made Friday afternoons a busy time at Bambuser, a tiny Swedish IT startup in an old bicycle factory which streams live video from the latest uprisings.

  • WikiLeaks' Assange Seeks Asylum at Ecuador Embassy Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 1:56 AM ET
    Julian Assange

    WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London and asked for asylum, officials said on Tuesday, in a last-ditch bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crime accusations.

  • Visa Again Blocks Funds for WikiLeaks Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 8:13 AM ET
    WikiLeaks

    Visa said Friday it has closed a donation channel to WikiLeaks after a payment processor briefly accepted money transfers to the anti-secrecy site.