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  • UK police arrest 3 in front of Ecuadorean Embassy

    Police scuffled with supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, intensifying the drama surrounding the Australian ex-hacker as Britain weighed what to do if Ecuador grants him asylum or lets him to stay in its London embassy indefinitely.


  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Ecuador grants asylum to WikiLeaks founder Assange

    He has won asylum in Ecuador, but Julian Assange is no closer to getting there.


  • Julian Assange's long fight against extradition

    Julian Assange, founder of secret-spilling website WikiLeaks, has been fighting to avoid extradition to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of rape and molestation. His latest efforts involve seeking asylum from the government of Ecuador, which is due to announce its ruling on Assange's request Thursday. The following are key events in Assange's two-year-long legal saga:


  • Garzon: Assange is neither pirate nor terrorist

    Famed former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon says Julian Assange is neither a pirate nor a terrorist.


  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    WikiLeaks has data from 2.4 million Syrian emails

    The secret-spilling group WikiLeaks said Thursday it was in the process of publishing material from 2.4 million Syrian emails — many of which it said came from official government accounts.


  • WikiLeaks has data from 2.4 million Syrian emails

    The secret-spilling group WikiLeaks said Thursday it was in the process of publishing material from 2.4 million Syrian emails _ many of which it said came from official government accounts.


  • WikiLeaks: Julian Assange not leaving embassy

    WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has defied a British police summons and won't be leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy in London until he hears about his asylum bid, a member of his defense fund said Friday.


  • Ecuador's envoy heads to Quito for Assange talks

    Ecuador's embassy in London said Saturday that ambassador Anna Alban was traveling to her country's capital to brief President Rafael Correa on the bizarre request for political asylum made by Wikileaks chief Julian Assange.


  • Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where Mr. Assange is seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Tim Hales)

    Assange faces arrest if he leaves Ecuadorean Embassy

    British police stood poised Wednesday to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should he step out of the Ecuadorean Embassy — but authorities conceded he is beyond their grasp as long as he stays inside.


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