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  • Swedish websites shut down by hacker attacks

    Swedish government websites were jammed by hackers for hours Monday, with some supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claiming responsibility on Twitter.


  • ** FILE ** Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, makes a statement from a balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    State Dept. hits Assange's 'wild assertions'

    The State Department on Monday accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of making "wild assertions" about the United States in an attempt to divert attention from Sweden's investigation into whether he should be charged with rape.


  • Hackers claim to target UK Justice Ministry site

    Britain's Ministry of Justice said Monday it was looking into disruptions on its website, after online activists claimed they hacked into the site as part of a campaign to back WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.


  • Surrounded by British police, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (center) makes a statement to the media and supporters from a window of Ecuadorean Embassy in central London on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Assange makes 1st public appearance in 2 months

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on President Obama to end a so-called "witch hunt" against his secret-spilling website as he appeared in public Sunday for the first time since he took refuge two months ago inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden on sex-crimes allegations.


  • Assange to make 1st public appearance in 2 months

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange planned to make his first public appearance Sunday since he took refuge inside Ecuador's Embassy in London two months ago, seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning over sexual misconduct allegations.


  • Assange makes 1st public appearance in 2 months

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urged President Barack Obama to end a so-called "witch hunt" against his secret-spilling website, appearing in public Sunday for the first time since he took refuge two months ago inside Ecuador's Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden on sex crimes allegations.


  • Assange urges US to end Wikileaks 'witch hunt'

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange portrayed himself Sunday as a victim of an American "witch hunt" over his secret-spilling website in a defiant address from the balcony of an embassy where he has holed up to avoid extradition to face sex assault allegations.


  • Briefly: Assange makes appearance at Ecuadorean Embassy

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on President Obama to end a so-called "witch hunt" against his secret-spilling website, appearing in public Sunday for the first time since he took refuge two months ago inside Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden on sex-crimes allegations.


  • UK, Ecuador seek solution to deadlock over Assange

    Britain is seeking an amicable solution with Ecuador to their diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a U.K. official insisted Saturday, as the secret-spiller prepared to make his first public statement since the Latin American nation confirmed it would offer him asylum.


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