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Julian Assange expects to wait six months to a year for a deal to free him from Ecuador’s embassy in London, and hopes Sweden will drop its case against him, the WikiLeaks’ founder said in an interview broadcast on Thursday. The former computer hacker has been holed up at the embassy for more than two..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
A confidential document photographed by Britain’s Press Association news agency lays out Scotland Yard’s simple strategy for dealing with Julian Assange should he ever try to leave Ecuador’s Embassy in London. "Assange to be arrested under all circumstances," the hand-written note says. The briefing paper, captured by an eagle-eyed photographer as an official carried it..
WikiLeaks on Thursday began publishing more than two million emails from Syrian political figures which could shed light on a crackdown that has killed thousands. The whistleblowing website said the first emails from Syrianpolitical figures, ministries and companies were from August 2006 and the final ones dated March 2012, a year after the current bloody..
Alleged Wikileaker Army PFC Bradley Manning is back in a Ft. Meade, Md., courtroom for the third time this year, where a judge is expected to decide whether to dismiss charges against him. Manning is accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of top-secret documents while serving as an Army intelligence analyst. The oral arguments set..
FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2012 file photo, Julian Assange, the 40-year-old WikiLeaks founder, arrives at the Supreme Court in London. WikiLeaks said Assange, currently under virtual house arrest in Britain, will run for a seat in the Australian Senate in elections due late next year despite facing criminal charges in Sweden. (AP Photo/Kirsty..
Pfc. Bradley Manning had previously been charged with aiding the enemy among a total of 22 counts, but on Mar. 15 the military identified the enemy Manning’s actions aided. Manning and his attorneys are appearing at a hearing at a military courtroom at Fort Meade, near Baltimore, for two days of hearings in the case...
When Julian Assange took the stage at the Frontline Club in London today, there were 25 media companies’ logos behind his back. The New York Times was not one of them. The unusual mix of media organizations helping to disseminate WikiLeaks’ latest release reveals how much the WikiLeaks founder’s behavior over the last year has..
The private intelligence firm Stratfor called the release of some of its e-mails by WikiLeaks a "deplorable, unfortunate — and illegal — breach of privacy." "In December, thieves compromised Stratfor’s data systems and stole a large number of company e-mails, along with other private information of Stratfor readers, subscribers and employees," it said Sunday in..
Call it Conspiracy City. Call it Scandal City. Call it Leak City. These days the holy city has been in the news for anything but holy reasons. "It is a total mess," said one high-ranking Vatican official who spoke, like all others, on the condition of anonymity. The Machiavellian maneuvering and machinations that have come..
Margaret Thatcher was the target of a Russian assassination plot at the height of the Cold War, secret documents have revealed. The Iron Lady was targeted by the Spetsnaz – the Soviet special forces – who in the event of hostilities breaking out wanted to kill her before she could launch a nuclear strike. The..
Julian Assange’s publishers will publish on Thursday the "unauthorised first draft" of his autobiography without his consent, months after the WikiLeaks founder withdrew from a million-pound contract for his memoirs. In a dramatic move, Canongate has defied Assange’s wishes and secretly printed thousands of copies of Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography, with the book being..
By LAURA BURKE United Nations peacekeepers in Ivory Coast enticed underage girls in a poor part of the West African nation to exchange sex for food, according to a United States Embassy cable released by WikiLeaks. The cable written in January 2010 focuses on the behavior of Beninese peacekeepers stationed in the western town of..