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Respect internet freedom, US tells India


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Voicing its support for full freedom of the internet, US has urged India to maintain respect for fundamental freedoms, while probing rumours that have caused ... Read more...

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End witch-hunt against WikiLeaks: Assange urges US


August 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Sunday urged the US to end its "witch-hunt" against the whistle-blowing website, BBC reported.In his first public statement since entering the Ecuador ... Read more...

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US refuses to recognize diplomatic asylum of Assange


August 18th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The US government Friday refused to recognize the diplomatic asylum that Ecuador granted to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as the Organization of American States (OAS) considers ... Read more...

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Britain refuses Assange safe passage to Ecuador


August 17th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain will not allow Julian Assange safe passage out of the country, Foreign Secretary William Hague said after Ecuador granted the Wikileaks founder political asylum.British authorities ... Read more...

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Britain threatening to take Assange by force: Ecuador


August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador said Wednesday that the British government has raised the possibility of forcibly removing Julian Assange from the Andean nation's embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Julian Assange’s mom in Ecuador to seek son’s asylum


July 29th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's mother has arrived in Quito to urge Ecuadorian authorities to grant her son political asylum, CNN reported Sunday."Surely, the president (Rafael ... Read more...

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Western intelligence shaken by Canada spy leaks


July 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A vast amount of classified information allegedly leaked to Russia by a Canadian naval intelligence officer has seriously compromised the spy agencies of major English-speaking ... Read more...

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Former Spanish judge to defend Assange


July 25th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon will head the defence team of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuadorian media reported.Garzon, 56, who worked on cases concerning ... Read more...

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Jeremy Renner is in talks with DreamWorks about taking up a role in WikiLeaks film


July 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jeremy Renner is in talks with producers to take up a role in an upcoming WikiLeaks film. It may be recalled that WikiLeaks was in ... Read more...

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Assad mystery lover to get PhD from British varsity


July 8th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A Syrian woman, said to be the mystery lover of embattled President Bashar al-Assad, will soon get a doctorate from a top university in Britain, according ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks releases 2.4 mn e-mails on Syria


July 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks said Thursday it has begun publishing more than 2.4 million e-mails from Syrian officials, government ministries and companies between August 2006 and ... Read more...

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Social media a reality: Khurshid


April 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) As the West Bengal police booked a university professor for forwarding a cartoon mail on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the state CID asked Facebook ... Read more...

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Assange interviews Hezbollah chief on Russian channel


April 18th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange kicked off his new career as an interviewer on a Kremlin-funded TV channel by hosting Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah for a ... Read more...

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Assange-hosted TV show to debut in Russia


April 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-part political discussion hosted by Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, will be broadcast on the Russia Today television channel starting April 17."The ... Read more...

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Now, a peek into secretive Nobel selection process


March 30th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Nobel prize-awarding institutions, known for their secrecy, are making public the process of nomination and selection of this year's laureates.Details such as the number ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks bid for transparency derailed’


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Many considered the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures as ripping the culture of secrecy that cloaked governmental functioning and heralding a new world of 'radical transparency'. But a ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange to run for Australian senate


March 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will run for a seat in the Australian Senate in eletions due next year despite being detained in Britain, the organization ... Read more...

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Chavez in good physical condition after operation: Venezuela


February 29th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez is in "good physical condition" after an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body where Cuban surgeons ... Read more...

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Stratfor hits out at WikiLeaks over Bhopal spying charge


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) US private intelligence firm Stratfor has denounced whistleblower site WikiLeaks' disclosure that it provided Dow Chemical information on environmental activists after the Bhopal gas leak disaster ... Read more...

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ISI, Pakistan Army knew about Osama hideout: WikiLeaks


February 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Officials of the Pakistan Army and spy agency ISI knew about Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's hideout in Abbottabad, according to a report by whistleblowing ... Read more...

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Bhopal Activists: Dow is afraid, so spying


February 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) After WikiLeaks revealed that Dow Chemicals was using a spy to keep a watch on activists fighting for the cause of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks publishes 5 mn emails from thinktank Stratfor


February 27th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks Monday published more than five million emails from US-based global security analysis firm Stratfor. The messages were reportedly stolen by hacker group Anonymous.The ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning arraigned


February 24th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) US Army Pvt. Bradley Manning declined to enter a plea at his arraignment Thursday on charges he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.Manning ... Read more...

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‘Safe House’-a snappy, serious thriller (IANS Movie Review)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Safe House"; Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick; Director: Daniel Espinosa; Rating: ***1/2As the Wikileaks expose last year - that shamed governments the world over - shows, one man's ... Read more...

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Assange fights extradition in British Supreme Court


February 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has started his latest legal action at the Supreme Court in London to try to block his extradition to Sweden, BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange to guest star on ‘The Simpsons’


January 31st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Julian Assange, founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, will guest star on the 500th episode of the animated TV comedy show "The Simpsons" that will ... Read more...

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Assange extradition case goes to British supreme court


December 16th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The British supreme court Friday said it would consider an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden.Seven judges would hear the case ... Read more...

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Ahmed Patel was mastermind behind cash-for-vote scam: Gadkari


November 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Nitin Gadkari Friday alleged that Ahmed Patel, advisor to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was the 'mastermind' behind the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks founder Assange faces extradition to Sweden


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks whose expose embarrassed several governments, Wednesday lost an appeal in a British court and now could be extradited to Sweden ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks suspends publishing


October 25th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks is suspending publishing operations in order to concentrate the group's resources on fighting a "blockade" by credit card companies, its founder Julian ... Read more...

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Indian voices at World Newspaper Congress


October 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 11 (IANS) As the World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum kick off here Wednesday, doing the talking will be some veteran editors from India as also ... Read more...

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Not many takers for WikiLeaks founder’s autobiography


October 1st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) The Unauthorised Autobiography of Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange could not drum up interest of readers, as the first three days of its arrival in the market ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks to auction its co-founder’s stuff on eBay


September 17th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has begun an auction on eBay to raise money, selling memorabilia tied to WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, the New York Times ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader admits his wife, kids are US citizens


September 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, has following a WikiLeaks expose admitted that his wife and children are US citizens. Khan, ... Read more...

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Terror strikes reinforce perception of rudderless government (Comment)


September 10th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
The Delhi blasts have further magnified the Manmohan Singh government's woes. Reeling as it is from the anti-corruption campaign, it now has to respond to the deep disquiet even among ... Read more...

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