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4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Sebastian Shakespeare: Westwood son's bid to end Assange deadlock

Dame Vivienne Westwood's fashion designer son, Ben, has already enlisted Julian Assange to model his latest collection at the Ecuadorian Embassy next month as part of London Fashion Week.


Related Topix: Julian Assange, Fashion, Fashion Week, Travel, Europe Travel, Sweden Travel, Stockholm, Sweden Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Caller

Is Ecuador Waging A Stealth War On America?

In recent weeks the Justice Department revealed Quito's whopping $6.4 million foreign government lobbying contracts awarded to two public relations firms this year, raising important questions about what Correa is spending all that money to achieve.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel, Public Relations, Julian Assange, Hugo Chavez

Mon Jul 21, 2014

First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as WWII Codebreaker Alan Turing

Last year, Benedict Cumberbatch made the convincing transformation from Sherlock Holmes to Wikileaks' Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate .


Related Topix: Codebreaker, Benedict Cumberbatch, Julian Assange

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

One Crucial Party Has Disappeared From Snowden's Story

One year ago, Edward Snowden was trying to find a way from Hong Kong to asylum in a country willing to take him.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Radio Times

Classic Cumberbatch! Benedict on screen before Sherlock

Watched and re-watched Benedict Cumberbatch's brilliant performances as Sherlock Holmes? Seen him as Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness and as Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate? Waiting desperately for your next Cumberfix in The Imitation Game? We've trawled the archives for some classic performances from his early career.


Related Topix: Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Benedict Cumberbatch

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Swedish Court Upholds Detention Order On Assange

A Swedish court has decided to uphold the detention order on Julian Assange, reaffirming the legal basis for an international warrant for the WikiLeaks founder which has kept him hiding in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.


Related Topix: Julian Assange

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Age

World News Update, what you need to know

A Swedish court has upheld an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for alleged sexual assault in a setback for the 43-year-old Australian, who has been holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for more than two years.


Related Topix: Julian Assange, Israel, World News, Middle East

Daily Mail

Ephraim Hardcastle: Celebrities flocking to Assange is stomach churning

Isn't it stomach churning how celebrities still flock to pay homage to creepy Wikileaks boss Julian Assange? Earlier this week former footballer Eric Cantona was pictured exercising with Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy, where he is currently avoiding extradition.


Related Topix: Julian Assange, Celebrities, Pamela Anderson, California

Live! Israeli official calls for Gaza ground assault; 4 boys die in attack

Mr Assange has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Julian Assange, Texas


Swedish court to decide on WikiLeaks founder's fate

A Swedish court will hold a public hearing Wednesday to determine if an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for alleged sexual assault should be dropped.


Related Topix: Julian Assange

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Court to consider Assange arrest

SOCIAL networking app rates tech employee attractiveness to find Apple staff sour in comparison to its rivals.


Related Topix: Social Software, Julian Assange, Travel, Europe Travel, Sweden Travel

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Forgive me for not taking lectures on national security from...

Edward Snowden is a weedy-looking 31-year-old American computer geek with a beard that appears to be suffering from a nitrogen deficiency.


Related Topix: Julian Assange

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Hill

Ecuador's eye-popping PR deal revealed

The government of Ecuador is paying more than $6.4 million for the services of two U.S. public relations firms, a stunning figure in the niche business of foreign government lobbying.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Public Relations, Julian Assange


WORD Festival Returns to Brighten Christchurch's Inner City

The WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival today launches its most ambitious programme yet, with more than 100 writers, thinkers, commentators and performers from New Zealand and around the world appearing in 68 events in the heart of the city.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Christchurch, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Julian Assange, Zimbabwe, Africa

Democracy Now

Nomads of the Digital Age

The freedom to communicate and to share has entered a new era. The power promised by this freedom, by the Internet, is immense, so much so that it frightens entrenched institutions.


Related Topix: Julian Assange, Iraq, World News, Journalism

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Savage Minds

The year of the freedom technologist

John is a Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University, in Melbourne.


Related Topix: Blog News, Anthropology, Science, World News, Tunisia,


WikiLeaks: Bringing the First Amendment to the World

Since 2011, from the Arab Spring and Spanish Revolution to Occupy, waves of global uprisings have been erupting as never before.


Related Topix: Journalism, US Military, US Army, Activism, Social Software

Democracy Now

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden 'Not Possible'

In part two of our exclusive interview, Amy Goodman goes inside Ecuador's Embassy in London to speak with Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.


Related Topix: Julian Assange, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Amy Goodman, Liberal Political News


Swiss ex-banker charged with giving data to WikiLeaks

The former head of Baer's Cayman Islands office has been under investigation by Zurich prosecutors since 2011, when he was arrested for giving Assange what - according to Elmer - were two discs containing confidential information on about 2,000 offshore banking clients.


Related Topix: Julian Assange

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Murder, human rights abuse and kidnapping: WikiLeaks cables reveal Prabowo's brutal past

Prabowo Subianto could end up as Indonesia's president by the end of the week. Crikey intern Paul Millar trawls through diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks and finds distressing allegations.


Related Topix: Activism, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,