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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 32

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 13

26 August, 2017 8:11 AM WikiLeaks suggests CIA may have access to India's Aadhaar data

WikiLeaks recently published a secret report saying the United States' top intelligence agency the CIA has technology to access biometric data through covert operations conducted across the world. The Office of Technical Services which is a branch within the CIA has a biometric collection system that is provided to liaison services around the world - with the expectation 68

26 August, 2017 6:31 AM Has CIA got access to India's Aadhaar data bank? Officials say 'no': report

Mumbai: US' premier spy agency, the CIA, is deploying tools provided by technology firm Cross Match Technologies for cyber spying that, as a result, may have compromised India's vast Aadhaar data bank, according to a report in The Times of India. So far, the Unique Identification Authority of India, that issues these biometric-based cards, has allotted 54

26 August, 2017 4:08 AM Aadhaar security: WikiLeaks hints at CIA access to India's national ID card database

WikiLeaks on Friday published reports that suggested the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is using technology provider Cross Match Technologies to discreetly extract Aadhaar data. "The OTS (Office of Technical Services), a branch within the CIA, has a biometric collection system that is provided to liaison services around the world — with the expectation 38

22 June, 2017 5:11 PM Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday condemned drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan. The foreign ministry statement also came a day after Pakistan said its forces had shot down an Iranian drone near its southwestern border with Iran. Washington 39

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 94

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" 102

19 May, 2017 4:17 PM Rape charges dropped but Assange faces arrest in Britain

It is not yet freedom for WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. Although, Swedish prosecutors said Friday they had dropped an investigation over a rape allegation, British police said he would be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up since 2012. Assange, 45, took refuge in the embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden 46

19 May, 2017 4:17 PM WikiLeaks: 5 things you must know

WikiLeaks has been making headlines for more than a decade by releasing millions of classified documents and embarrassing governments worldwide Paris: WikiLeaks has been making headlines for more than a decade by releasing millions of classified documents, embarrassing governments worldwide while also raising fears that its activities may have put lives 116