Ecuador agrees to return of USAID as relations warm

America 05/15/19, 14:41

Ecuador has agreed to the return of the U.S. Agency for International Development, which has been kicked out of the country four years ago under leftist former President Rafael Correa.Foreign Minister José Valencia and U.S. Ambassador Mark Green signed the ...

Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga

Europe 05/13/19, 05:23

Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in LondonA look at key events in the Assange saga:— August 2010: ...

Update: Swedish lawyer says that Assange is innocent

Europe 05/13/19, 04:42

The Latest on Swedish prosecutors' decision whether to reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):11:35 a.m.Julian Assange's Swedish lawyer says he is "very surprised" by prosecutors' decision to reopen a rape case against the WikiLeaks ...

Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case

Europe 05/13/19, 03:22

Swedish prosecutors plan to say Monday whether they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden's deputy director of public prosecutions, is scheduled to ...

Update: WikiLeaks’ Assange to fight extradition to US

Europe 05/02/19, 05:23

The Latest on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):11:20 a.m.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed that he will fight extradition to the United States, where he is accused of conspiring to hack a government computer.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being ...

WikiLeaks’s Assange facing hearing on US extradition request

Europe 05/02/19, 02:48

WikiLeaks's founder Julian Assange is facing a court hearing over a U.S. request to extradite him for alleged computer hacking. Assange is expected to appear by video link from prison for Thursday's hearing at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court. The 47-year-old Australian is ...

Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

Tech 04/18/19, 09:35

A jailed Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's confident the case against him in Ecuador lacks substance and "will collapse."Privacy activist Ola Bini also says in a statement provided by his attorney that he's being held ...

Ecuador rejects claims that Assange was treated unfairly

Europe 04/15/19, 14:06

Ecuador said Monday that it was not unfairly targeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange when it revoked his asylum last week. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister José Valencia said that Assange's behavior was "undeserving, disrespectful" and pointed to a video published by El País ...

Lawyer alleges Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder

America 04/14/19, 13:00

A lawyer representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange alleged Sunday that Ecuador's government has spread lies about his behavior inside its embassy in London, where Assange sought asylum in 2012.The Latin American country has claimed Assange actions deteriorated before his arrest ...

Ace Swedish coder held by Ecuador was defender of Assange

Europe 04/12/19, 18:03

An ace Swedish programmer who was an early, ardent supporter of Wikileaks has been arrested in Ecuador in an alleged plot to blackmail the country's president over his abandonment of Julian Assange.But friends of Ola Bini say the soft-spoken encryption ...

After 7 long years, Assange’s capture happened quickly

World 04/12/19, 15:19

Huddled at a home in Ecuador's capital, President Lenin Moreno's aides anxiously awaited word in the middle of the night on an operation that would soon make headlines around the world: the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside the ...

Swedish prosecutors could pursue Assange for sex-crimes case

Europe 04/12/19, 13:21

When Julian Assange sought asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2012, he was fleeing from sexual assault accusations against him in Sweden. Swedish authorities could still go after the WikiLeaks founder, who was arrested Thursday after Ecuador withdrew ...

Update: Ecuador arrests Swedish software developer

Europe 04/11/19, 21:24

The Latest on the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London (all times local): 2:30 a.m. A senior Ecuadorian official says a Swedish software developer living in Quito and who is allegedly close to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested ...

Takeaways from the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Tech 04/11/19, 15:55

Julian Assange's arrest on Thursday in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London opens the next chapter in the saga of the WikiLeaks founder: an expected extradition fight over a pending criminal prosecution in the United States. It's also likely to trigger a ...

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