The Wikileaks founder is awaiting extradition hearings scheduled for February 7-8 on the sexual abuse charges made by two Swedish women. Assange denies the allegations and says the case is politically motivated. He and his supporters fear that he may be extradited from Sweden to the United States, where he could face espionage charges.
The US authorities did not put any pressure on Swedish law enforcement in the case of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks whistleblowing organization that released many US classified documents, prosecutor Marianne Ny said Friday.
WikiLeaks is an important focus of the FBI's attention, the bureau's chief said.
A lawyer representing Julian Assange filed a request with Stockholm District Court on Wednesday calling for the WikiLeaks founder's arrest warrant over rape allegations to be torn up.
Julian Assange called on CNN, MSNBC, Guardian, NYTimes, WaPo and Fox News to stop giving space to those who produce fake news.
CIA chief Mike Pompeo's recent harsh criticism of WikiLeaks was a "preemptive defense" to counter controversy generated by the whistleblowing organization's releases of spy agency secret files, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told The Intercept outlet Wednesday.
The WikiLeaks founder urged London and Stockholm to comply with the UN Working Group ruling and restore his liberty.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer Melinda Taylor on Friday expressed hope that US president-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration would adopt a fresh approach toward Assange's case.
The interview of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regarding accusations of sexual assault may last for three working days starting on Monday, Swedish Media reported.
Prosecutors will interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regarding accusations of sexual assault at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Monday.
US Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has denied allegations that she joked about carrying out a drone strike against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in 2010.
The WikiLeaks founder said Brexit posed "a slight risk" to his position meaning the extradition order he faces.
Whistleblower website WikiLeaks celebrates on Tuesday 10 years of exposing state-run cover-ups of war crimes and torture, publishing 10 million secret files at an average of 3,000 a day.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is addressing the public in a global online video statement on the website's 10th birthday.
A Swedish court is expected to announce its ruling on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal against his arrest warrant next week, not on Friday, a source in the court told RIA Novosti.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange welcomes Ecuador’s decision to allow Swedish prosecutors to question him at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he was granted asylum in August 2012, Melinda Taylor, a member of Assange's legal team, told Sputnik on Thursday.
Ecuador decided to allow Sweden to question Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
The United Kingdom's decision to exit the European Union means that the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) against founder and editor-in-chief of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks Julian Assange should be scrapped, the website said Friday.
The Swedish Prosecution Authority cannot confirm reports about an alleged probe launched into prosecutor Marianne Ny over her handling of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange' case.
Julian Assange said WikiLeaks was planning to publish more emails of presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been residing since 2012, by the end of 2016, lawyer Baltasar Garzon said.
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