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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said he would file a complaint Tuesday with the Swedish police, ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Stockholm. The complaint is about three laptops that were reportedly seized by airport authorities as he flew to Germany.
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A loophole in British law could let Wikileaks founder Julian Assange get out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he is currently staying to avoid extradition to Sweden. He is wanted here for questioning and possible prosecution for sex crimes.
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has set up a political party that will contest senatorial elections in Australia this autumn.
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Swedish security against IT attacks is being tightened, as Wednesday will mark one year since Julian Assange stepped into the Ecuadorian embassy in London asking for asylum. The Wikileaks founder had just lost a court hearing about his requested extradition to Sweden for questioning over sex assault allegations.
Anders Ahlqvist, an IT expert at the Swedish police, says “We know that every time there is an occasion like this, even if it’s only an anniversary, there’s a heightened risk.”
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The British Foreign Office says talks between Britain and Ecuador ended Monday with no progress on the impasse over the fate of Julian Assange.
The Wikileaks founder has been holed up inside Ecuador’s embassy in London for almost a year, trying to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning about sex assault charges.
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange made a brief public appearance Sunday as he met Ecuador’s foreign ministry at his refuge at that country’s embassy in London.
Assange has been holed up at the mission for almost a year, after losing an extradition hearing on whether he should be sent back to Sweden for questioning about sexual assault allegations.
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Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino is to meet his British counterpart William Hague later this month to discuss how to deal with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, currently hiding in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London following an extradition request from Sweden for alleged sex crimes, news agency AFP reports.
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The lawyer for one of the alleged victims of a sexual assault by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says Sweden should do more to ensure he is brought to justice.
“Assange should not be allowed to defy the court’s decision or decide the ground rules for how we investigate a case in Sweden,” wrote Elizabeth Massi Fritz, the woman's newly appointed lawyer, in a press release, adding that a smear campaign by Assange and his supporters has caused her client psychological damage.
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Among the more than 1.7 million US diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s relayed by WikiLeaks Monday are reportedly cables indicating that Rajiv Gandhi may have been a middleman for a failed arms deal between Sweden and India, before he became India’s prime minister.
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One of the two women accusing Julian Assange of sex crimes has asked for a new lawyer. Until now both women have been represented by Claes Borgström, but now tabloid Expressen reports that one of the women has asked the court for a new representative.
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Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt passed on secret government negotiations to the United States in the 1970s, reports tabloid Aftonbladet. The paper quotes a US diplomatic cable from Wikileaks, writing that Bildt passed on details of talks between the three centre-right political parties that went on to form a government in 1976.
Aftonbladet adds that the information was then passed on to the Central Intelligence Agency.
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Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's claim that Sweden's case against him is a conspiracy to have him extradited to the United States is pure "fantasy," reports news agency AFP.
Carr also told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation late Monday that Assange would be safer in Sweden than in Britain, where he has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London to avoid extradition to Stockholm to face allegations of rape and sexual assault.
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The Pirate Party has reported Swedish banks to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for their role in the financial blockade against the whistleblowing website Wikileaks, according to newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The Party wants the authority to investigate whether the banks have been acting in accordance with the law.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is suffering from a chronic lung condition that may worsen any minute, the Ecuadorian ambassador to London told journalists in Quito, Ecuador, on Wednesday.
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Hackers who say they support Julian Assange broke into the computer systems of Swedish hospitals, and were able to see patient records for the last two decades. Swedish media are describing the attack as coming from the loose network of activists who use the label "Anonymous".
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