Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicJulian Assange

Topic: Julian Assange

UK approves extradition of Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange to the US

Assange’s legal team is expected to cross appeal, which means he could stay in the UK longer.

Why Julian Assange’s fight for freedom is far from over

While Assange's legal team prepares for a bail hearing, prosecutors say they will fight his release, dragging the process through the UK courts for months or years.

Julian Assange to remain in UK for now after court blocks US extradition request

A London judge ruled that extradition would be oppressive because of Assange's health, saying he was a depressed man genuinely fearful about his future.

Possible Trump pardon overshadows Assange extradition ruling in UK

A London judge will Monday rule on whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the US, where he faces charges related to the WikiLeaks disclosures.

Tulsi Gabbard urges Trump to pardon Edward Snowden, Julian Assange

Republican Thomas Massie has also asked Donald Trump to pardon Edward Snowden and Jullian Assange, both of whom have been charged under the US Espionage Act.

WikiLeaks Assange accused of conspiring with ‘Anonymous’ hackers

According to the US Justice Department, the indictment doesn’t add new charges against Assange but broadens the conspiracy allegations against him.

Ecuador claims didn’t help Nithyananda, but it has been a favourite of fugitives for long

Reports suggest Nithyananda has set up ‘Hindu nation’ Kailaasa on an island near Ecuador, but the South American country says it never gave asylum to the ‘godman’.

Sweden reopens rape investigation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange

The Swedish authorities decided to drop the rape investigation two years ago after Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuador embassy in London.

UK Defence Secretary sacked over Huawei leak

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for bail breach and clash between protesters and police in Paris May Day rallies.

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail

Julian Assange was sentenced by a UK Court for breaching his bail conditions by staying at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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