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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 .
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
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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
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
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Mr Assange has spent two years at Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Court to consider Assange arrest
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Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The year of the freedom technologist
John is a Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University, in Melbourne.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Fri Jul 04, 2014
At 116, US woman named oldest American
HEIR of the Mellon banking empire, billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife, has died aged 82, two months after he announced he had inoperable cancer.