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Explainer: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London after seven-year refuge in embassy

The computer hacker faces the prospect of extradition to the United States. 

Apr 11, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

US charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with conspiracy

Assange, arrested by British police in London and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy there, faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison on the American charges, the US Justice Department said in a statement.

Apr 11, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

Julian Assange considering offer to appear before US Senate committee

"The US Senate Select Committee request confirms their interest in hearing from Assange," lawyer Jennifer Robinson said in a statement. 

Aug 09, 2018, 19:23 PM IST

Pamela Anderson dating Wikileaks founder Julian Assange?

Anderson has visited Assange, who has been camping out at the Ecuadorean embassy for five years, five times in the past four months: on October 15, November 13 and December 7 and 12. 

Feb 07, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange marks 5 years holed up in Ecuadorean embassy​

 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, facing rape allegation in Sweden, on Sunday marked the fifth anniversary of his life holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy here.

Jun 19, 2016, 17:15 PM IST

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lawyers ask Swedish court to drop warrant

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday they had asked a Stockholm court to lift a pan-European warrant for his arrest over a 2010 rape allegation.

Feb 22, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

Swedish prosecutor says still aims to question Assange

A Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday she still aims to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London over a rape allegation in Sweden, despite a UN report condemning Stockholm for his "arbitrary detention".

Feb 09, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

Wikileaks founder Assange 'unlawfully detained' in UK, rules UN

A United Nations panel has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained", the BBC reported on Thursday.

Feb 04, 2016, 15:58 PM IST

Ecuador blames Sweden, Britain for `inaction` on Assange case

Ecuador said Thursday that Sweden and Britain`s "inaction" was to blame for the expiration of the Swedish sexual assault probe of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London.

Aug 14, 2015, 00:47 AM IST

Assange says time for legal action after fresh US spying revelations

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told French television Wednesday that the time had come for legal action over US snooping after leaked documents revealing Washington had spied on three French presidents sparked fresh outrage.

Jun 25, 2015, 06:24 AM IST

Assange agrees to be questioned in London: lawyer

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, his Swedish lawyer Thomas Olsson said on Thursday.

Apr 17, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

Assange lawyers demand London interrogation

Julian Assange in Sweden demanded on Wednesday that he be interrogated in London on the rape and sexual molestation allegations made by two Swedish women.

Feb 12, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Assange lawyers demand London interrogation

Julian Assange in Sweden demanded on Wednesday that he be interrogated in London on the rape and sexual molestation allegations made by two Swedish women.

Feb 12, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

US owes Snowden `debt of gratitude`: Julian Assange

Americans owe US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a debt of gratitude, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said.

Aug 11, 2013, 19:57 PM IST

Assange confirms plan to run for Australian Senate

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed his intention to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in the 2013 election.

Dec 12, 2012, 21:53 PM IST

‘Witch’ Lady Gaga’s dinner date with Julian Assange

Pop star Lady Gaga paid a visit to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Oct 10, 2012, 12:58 PM IST

Assange supporters wait to learn fate of funds

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.

Oct 04, 2012, 00:45 AM IST

Assange loses final legal bid to block extradition to Sweden

The hacker-turned-activist, Assange, an Australian national, has been on conditional bail and is sought to be extradited to Sweden to face allegation of sex offences, which he denies.

Jun 14, 2012, 20:41 PM IST

`Assange`s white hair result of failed experiment`

A book has blasted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as predatory, narcissistic, fantasist.

Aug 08, 2011, 13:38 PM IST

Goal is `promote justice`: WikiLeaks founder

Julian Assange said goal of releasing documents is not to undermine govts.

May 02, 2011, 09:02 AM IST