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Assange has been living in the embassy for more than a year, after Ecuador granted him political asylum, but Britain refused to let him leave the country by denying safe passage, Xinhua reported.
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Abu Anas al-Libi, the al Qaeda leader who was captured by the US special forces in Libya, was given political asylum and allowed to live in Britain in 1995, reports said.
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Thousands of Cubans try to flee their homeland every year for the United States, where they are guaranteed political asylum.
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Raul Castro stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Latin American countries that have expressed willingness to take in Snowden.
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A geologist in Russia wanted by authorities in Uzbekistan for arrest is seeking political asylum in Russian city of Bryansk, a migration official said Friday.
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McAfee spoke to an international news agency in a restaurant near a high-end hotel where he is staying in Guatemala City after sneaking out of neighbouring Belize.
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Assange, 41, has been holed up in the embassy since June 19 as part of his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he faces questioning over sex-crimes allegations.
Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 12:53
Britain will not allow Julian Assange safe passage out of the country, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.
Last Updated: Monday, July 09, 2012, 23:59
A Saudi Arabian princess has sought political asylum in Britain because she fears for her safety in her home country.
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Ecuador foreign minister Ricardo Patino told reporters: "Ecuador is studying and analysis the request".
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Russia categorically ruled
out political asylum for Muammar
Gaddafi in the country.
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Jorge Luis Aguirre said he got death threats from Mexican authorities.
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