April 24, 2018

Assange loses extradition appeal

WikiLeaks founder, Julain Assange has lost his High Court battle to avoid extradition to Sweden but looks set to make a final appeal to Britain's Supreme Court to avoid facing allegations of sexual assault against two women. Assange, 40, looks increasingly likely to be spending some time in … [Read more...]

Wikileaks halts publication of classified files

Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has suspended its publication of classified files while it struggles to raise funds to ensure its survival. The announcement came after what the group called a blockade by US-based finance companies which has effectively cut off the donor money supply to … [Read more...]

Hackers post Tupac ‘alive’ story on PBS website

Hackers have posted a fake story on the US Public Broadcasting Service website saying that dead American rapper Tupac Shakur is alive and well and living in New Zealand. The hacking group, LulzSec has claimed responsibility for the story which was removed from the PBS website on Monday … [Read more...]

Wikileaks reveals “carve up” of Arctic resources

Wikileaks has released Secret US embassy cables showing Arctic Council nations are racing to "carve up" Arctic resources like oil and gas, now accessible as the ice retreats. The Arctic Council member states are, Russia, the United States, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland. … [Read more...]

US ambassador to Mexico resigns over WikiLeaks scandal

The U.S. ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual has submitted his resignation, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Saturday. Pascual's resignation follows continuing tension between the United States of America and Mexico over diplomatic cables leaked by the WikiLeaks website last … [Read more...]

Bradley Manning facing death penalty over WikiLeaks charges

The US Army has brought 22 new charges against Private Bradley Manning, a former intelligence analyst accused of leaking thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks. One of the charges - 'aiding the enemy' carries the death sentence. But prosecutors would not say who … [Read more...]

Gaddafi’s ‘nurse’ Kolotnytska, flees Libya to Ukraine

Galyna Kolotnytska, the Ukrainian nurse who has been Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's constant companion for nine years has fled Libya and returned home to Kiev. Kolotnytska was overheard on her flight from Tripoli, calling Gaddafi "Papa," saying "Papa is good, Papa is forever. Gaddafi will win, … [Read more...]

Wikileaks Julian Assange to be Extradited to Sweden

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault and rape allegations, a judge has ruled. District Judge Howard Riddle sitting at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London, said the extradition would not breach Mr Assange's human rights. Mr Assange denies the … [Read more...]

North Korea threatens ‘sacred war’ with the South

North Korea armed forces minister Kim Yong-chun says North Korea is ready for a "sacred war of justice" against South Korea using a nuclear deterrent. South Korea is holding live fire exercises near it's border with the north. The drills are one of the largest in South Korea's history, and come … [Read more...]

Apple axes Assange and WikiLeaks

Apple Inc has joined the bandwagon of US companies that are sucking up to the US government and severing ties with WikiLeaks. Apple has removed an application from its online store that gave users access to the WikiLeaks website's content. Google has not buckled yet though and still … [Read more...]

Wikileaks Julian Assange freed on bail

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been freed on bail in London as he fights extradition to Sweden on sex charges. Mr Justice Ouseley ordered Mr Assange be released on payment of £240,000 in cash and sureties and on condition he resides at Vaughan Smiths house in East Anglia. It doesn't matter … [Read more...]

Obama labels WikiLeaks “deplorable”

US President Barack Obama has called WikiLeaks action in publishing US State Department documents "deplorable" during a phone call to Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. The contents of the call were leaked to the media by the White House. As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains in custody … [Read more...]

WikiLeaks still online despite US counter attack

The United States of America has unleashed a withering counter attack on the WikiLeaks website and it's fugitive founder Julian Assange. Nobody in the US Government is admitting to being responsible for the cyber attacks and bullying of private companies that has seen WikiLeaks struggle to stay … [Read more...]

Where in the world is WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange?

Where in the world is Julian Assange? Apparently in the United Kingdom according to latest reports. British intelligence even claim to know where he is hiding. But then again they claim to know a lot of things they don't really have any idea about. Swedish authorities have won a court ruling to … [Read more...]