Sydney gunman believed he was ‘like Wikileaks founder’

2014-12-16 09:37

The self-styled sheikh behind a siege at a Sydney cafe had been charged as an accessory to murder and with multiple sexual offences. He also compared himself to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, saying he was being persecuted for his political beliefs.

New Zealand dismisses Snowden's spying claims

2014-09-15 13:41

New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance last year, a US journalist says, days before the country goes to the polls, provoking denials from Prime Minister John Key.

'SwaziLeaks' looks to shake up jet-setting monarchy

2014-08-29 05:55

As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prepares to end a two-year forced stay at Ecuador's London embassy, he may take comfort in knowing he inspired resistance to secrecy in places as far away as Swaziland.

Assange will not leave if US extradition holds - lawyer

2014-08-19 05:48

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London until it is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer says.

Assange fumes as Australia tells him to 'man up'

2014-07-17 10:39

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has reacted angrily after Australia's attorney-general said he should be "man enough" to face Swedish sexual assault allegations.

Power corrupts, warns Julian Assange

2014-05-21 14:23

The centralisation of power represents a major threat to democratic institutions, says Julian Assange.


American exceptionalism is merely an excuse Washington uses to break the law at home and abroad, says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Watch.

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WikiLeaks leaks Fifth Estate screenplay

2013-09-24 20:00

WikiLeaks has posted the script to The Fifth Estate and made its most forceful denunciation of the film about the site's creation and its colourful founder.

Absent Assange looms over WikiLeaks film debut

2013-09-06 08:52

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but he's very present at the Toronto International Film Festival.

WikiLeaks' Assange leads offbeat race to Aussie polls

2013-09-04 10:02

From WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to a billionaire who is rebuilding the Titanic, the Australian election boasts a cast of unlikely candidates who are shaking up the political scene.

Snowden blamed for Wikileaks Party chaos

2013-08-22 09:04

Julian Assange has taken responsibility for the resignation of a key candidate from his WikiLeaks Party, blaming his focus on Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning.

Manning apologises, admits he 'hurt US'

2013-08-15 08:48

US Army private Bradley Manning has apologised for leaking secret intelligence files to WikiLeaks and admitted for the first time that he had harmed his country and others.

Manning's mental health under spotlight

2013-08-13 09:04

US Army officers overseeing Bradley Manning ignored his angry outbursts and signs of mental health problems before he gave secret files to WikiLeaks, his defence lawyer alleges.


Julian Assange has slammed the conviction of US soldier Bradley Manning, who leaked documents to WikiLeaks, and has called Manning a "hero".

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Manning spied, didn't help enemy

2013-07-30 20:16

A US judge has acquitted former US analyst Bradley Manning of the most serious charge against him, aiding the enemy, but convicted him of espionage, theft and computer fraud charges.

Assange launches party in Australia

2013-07-25 10:01

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has officially launched his political party to contest Australian elections this year.


A dramatic thriller based on real events, The Fifth Estate reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organisation. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange.

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Ecuador fingers UK company in bug claim

2013-07-04 09:12

Ecuador's government says it has reason to believe that a microphone found in its London embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is staying, was planted by a UK surveillance company.

Ecuador claims London embassy bugged

2013-07-03 15:57

Ecuador has found a hidden microphone inside its London embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is living, and is set to disclose who controls the device, says its foreign minister.

Europeans demand answers over bugging

2013-06-30 19:37

The EU angrily demanded answers from the United States over allegations that Washington has bugged its offices.

Mystery as Snowden vanishes in Moscow

2013-06-24 22:10

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has vanished in Moscow after failing to take a flight to Cuba on which he was booked.

Snowden: Work with us, asks US

2013-06-23 22:20

The United States has been tracking Edward Snowden, as the former NSA computer technician arrived in Moscow en route for an undisclosed destination.

Iceland discusses Snowden asylum

2013-06-19 18:33

A WikiLeaks spokesperson representing Edward Snowden has reached out to government officials in Iceland about the potential of the NSA leaker applying for asylum.


Swedish court upholds Assange detention order

2014-11-20 22:25

A Swedish court has rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to revoke a detention order issued over allegations of sexual assault.

Assange Swedish arrest warrant upheld

2014-09-12 17:13

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have appealed a decision by a Swedish court to uphold an arrest warrant issued for him.

UK could end Assange row soon - Ecuador

2014-08-20 08:16

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa says Britain has the power to resolve the Julian Assange standoff, after the WikiLeaks founder voiced hope he would soon leave Ecuador's embassy in London.

Confusion over when Assange will leave embassy

2014-08-18 13:24

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will "soon" leave Ecuador's embassy in London but Wikileaks has downplayed the comment, saying he won't depart until there's an agreement with Britain's government.

WikiLeaks founder may hand himself over to police - report

2014-08-18 09:10

Wikileaks website founder Julian Assange is set to hold a news conference, with reports suggesting that he may hand himself over to police.

Swedish court to decide on Assange's fate

2014-07-16 10:38

A Swedish court will hold a public hearing to determine if an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for alleged sexual assault should be dropped.

WikiLeaks party under fire for Assad talks

2013-12-31 17:09

Whistleblowing group WikiLeaks says it had no knowledge of and did not approve a delegation to Syria which met President Bashar Assad and included members of Australia's WikiLeaks Party.

'Aussie Taliban' vows to fight terror conviction

2013-11-06 14:52

David Hicks, once dubbed the "Aussie Taliban" after spending more than five years at Guantanamo Bay, has vowed to clear his name after filing an appeal against his conviction.

Assange slams Wikileaks film as 'geriatric snoozefest'

2013-10-10 08:04

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has renewed his attack on a film about the website, calling it a "geriatric snoozefest" as he released a letter written to its star Benedict Cumberbatch.

WikiLeaks slams Assange movie

2013-09-20 20:00

WikiLeaks has leaked a script for new movie The Fifth Estate, which depicts its growth and impact on the world, and has branded the film as irresponsible and fictional.

Assange claims US spied on him in Germany

2013-09-04 13:02

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed charges in Germany claiming a US Marines intelligence officer spied on him during a Berlin computer conference four years ago, media reports say.

Assange's WikiLeaks party in turmoil

2013-08-28 10:00

Former WikiLeaks Party candidate Leslie Cannold says she would sit as an independent if she were elected to Australia's parliament in the September 7 ballot.

Bradley Manning to hear jail sentence

2013-08-21 08:59

US Army Private Bradley Manning will be sentenced for handing a mass of data to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of official secrets in American history.

US sets up surveillance review body

2013-08-13 11:01

The Obama administration has launched a formal review of its electronic intelligence gathering that has come under widespread criticism since leaks by a former spy agency contractor.

Australian men don't tell: Assange

2013-08-08 10:02

Julian Assange says he will not publicly address Swedish sex allegations before his bid for office in Australia because "Australian men don't like to talk about their private lives".

WikiLeaks says Manning verdict extreme

2013-07-30 23:14

WikiLeaks has branded the Manning verdict as 'extremism,' while others have mixed responses.

Manning wanted attention for leaks

2013-07-25 21:36

Prosecutors claim Bradley Manning spilled secrets to WikiLeaks to make a name for himself.

Mandela movie to debut in Toronto

2013-07-24 12:43

A highly anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic, the story of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and a lesbian love story will headline in Toronto in the kick-off to Oscar season.

You are a moron

2013-07-15 08:49

I am also a moron. So is every member of my family and yours. And the reason we are morons is because governments have decided that we are, says Chris Moerdyk.

WikiLeaks card donations flow again

2013-07-04 08:00

International credit card donations to WikiLeaks are flowing again after an Icelandic court ruling forced MasterCard and Visa's local agent to process payments.

Snowden blasts Obama, seeks Russia asylum

2013-07-02 08:03

Fugitive US intelligence specialist Edward Snowden has accused Washington of pressuring foreign leaders to refuse him refuge as he seeks asylum in 21 countries including Russia.

Confusion after Snowden not on Cuba flight

2013-06-25 08:26

Confusion over the whereabouts of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has grown after a jetliner flew from Moscow to Cuba with an empty seat booked in his name.

Snowden seeks asylum in many countries

2013-06-24 17:13

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says that former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has possibly applied for asylum in other countries besides Ecuador.

Snowden eludes the US, flees to Russia

2013-06-23 16:10

Former US spy Edward Snowden has arrived in Russia from Hong Kong, reportedly on his way to Venezuela, escaping the clutches of US justice at least for now.

UK: No progress in Assange talks

2013-06-17 14:26

Talks between the foreign ministers of Britain and Ecuador have ended with no breakthrough over Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who remains in the South American country's London embassy.

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