Julian Assange
  • Swedish prosecutors have re-opened a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who was abruptly evicted from the Ecuadorean embassy in London last month.

    WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is currently held in a jail in London.
    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2019, 6:49 AM EDT
  • The Aeroflot Airbus A330 plane that was to carry National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on a flight to Havana, Cuba, taxies out at Sheremetyevo airport, Moscow, Monday, June 24, 2013. Snowden, who arrived in Moscow on Sunday from Hong Kong, booked a seat for the flight to Cuba, but he was not seen on the plane.

    National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in Ecuador, Iceland and possibly other countries. On Monday, a plane took off from Moscow for Cuba with an empty seat booked in his name.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 24, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of seeking to exploit the Arab uprisings for personal political gain, as he addressed a sideline meeting of the U.N. General Assembly via videolink from his hideout at a London embassy.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 2:00 PM EST