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11 January, 2018 5:06 PM Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Julian Assange has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest, Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Espinosa told a press conference in Quito that Assange, an Australian, became 43

11 January, 2018 4:47 PM Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was “naturalised” as an Ecuadorean on December 12, at his request, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Thursday, adding that she was seeking a “dignified” solution to his situation with Britain. Britain said earlier on Thursday it had refused a request by Ecuador for Mr. Assange to be given diplomatic status, a spokesman 15

8 September, 2017 12:39 PM At least 15 dead as magnitude 8.2 quake rocks Mexico

MEXICO CITY: A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico late on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and triggering a tsunami alert in what the president called the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century. The quake hit offshore in the Pacific at 11:49 pm (0449 GMT), about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the coastal town of Tonala, in far southern 101

7 September, 2017 1:56 PM Hurricane Irma worsens Latin America’s fuel supply crunch

Over 100 million barrels of storage in Caribbean; fresh hurricanes threaten refineries, storage facilities Monster Hurricane Irma has shut down oil terminals across the northern Caribbean, worsening a fuel supply crunch in Latin America, which is struggling to meet demand since Hurricane Harvey disrupted shipments from the U.S. Gulf Coast last month 35

18 August, 2017 7:00 AM World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Alexis Sanchez named in Chile squad for games against Paraguay, Bolivia

Santiago: Chile have included Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez in their squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Bolivia, coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said on Thursday. Sanchez has yet to play for his English Premier League club Arsenal this season after straining an abdominal muscle. He missed the Community Shield victory over Chelsea 29

20 June, 2017 2:19 AM US Student Otto Warmbier Dies Days After Release From North Korea

Warmbier returned from North Korea last week in a coma, and his father Fred Warmbier denounced the "pariah" regime that brutalized his son. Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents announced. Warmbier had been medically evacuated and returned to Cincinnati 96

19 May, 2017 5:25 PM Julian Assange: Battle not over, can’t forgive ‘unjust detention’ on rape charges

Sweden’s top prosecutor dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years Stockholm: Sweden’s top prosecutor on Friday dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years, saying that’s because there’s no possibility of arresting him “in the foreseeable 96

19 May, 2017 5:25 PM Assange calls Swedens dropping of probe important victory

London, May 19 (PTI) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange today hailed Swedens decision to drop its rape investigation against him as an "important victory" even as he attacked the countrys authorities for detaining him for seven years without charge. Assange, who appeared on the balcony of his Ecuadorean embassy hideout in London this evening, said he will not "forgive" 103

19 May, 2017 1:17 PM Where now for Julian Assange?

Promote your Business on for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers LONDON: Prison time in Britain? Extradition to the United States? Another five years in Ecuador's London embassy? WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's future could now follow many different paths. Swedish prosecutors on Friday said they were dropping a rape investigation 47

19 May, 2017 11:33 AM Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape probe: Here is a timeline of important events and WikiLeaks

Swedish prosecutors have dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up. June 7, 2010 – The U.S. military says Army Specialist Bradley Manning, who was deployed to Baghdad, has been arrested in connection 147