WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange -- holed up inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London -- predicts that his situation will be resolved within a year.
A policeman in London appears to have accidentally revealed an arrest plan for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in what UK media have branded an embarrassing slip-up by London's Metropolitan Police.
Julian Assange demanded that the United States drop its "witch hunt" against WikiLeaks on Sunday as he made his first public appearance after months effectively confined to the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
How could Julian Assange escape the watchful eye of the British? CNN's Brian Todd counts the limited ways.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on Saturday defended his country's decision to grant WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange asylum, slamming Great Britain's behavior toward Ecuador as "intolerable" and "unacceptable."
When we think about asylum, the picture that most people draw in their heads is of some persecuted person crossing a border to a safe country and pleading his or her case.
CNN's Atika Shubert describes the scene as the world waits to see if Julian Assange leaves the Ecuador embassy
Julian Assange was back in the news on Thursday because, after nearly two months of holding out in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid being extradited to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning, he has been granted "political asylum" by the Ecuadorean government. The decision has set off a diplomatic stand-off, with the UK government threatening to revoke the embassy's diplomatic status and Ecuador responding with anger.
Ecuador granted Julian Assange asylum over fears of political persecution Thursday, but it was hardly a reprieve as Britain vowed to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to Sweden to face questioning on sex crime charges.
London diplomatic official Paul Whiteway talks about Julian Assange's asylum, saying he's not free to leave the UK.
Ecuador announced it's granting diplomatic asylum to Julian Assange. CNN's Atika Shubert has the details.
Outside a modest redbrick block behind the Harrods department store in west London, a media circus is taking place.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is trying to avoid extradition from Britain to Sweden over allegations of rape and other sex crimes by seeking asylum at the embassy of Ecuador in London. Assange's move is dramatic, but he's not the first person to seek an escape route through a diplomatic mission. Here are some key precedents.
Ecuador could make a decision on the asylum request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as early as this week, President Rafael Correa said.
The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will meet with Ecuadorian authorities Monday to urge them to grant her son asylum.
Ecuador is weighing the asylum request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and will make the decision on its own, in its own time, the country's president said Tuesday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a Saturday deadline to be extradited to Sweden for questioning in sexual assault allegations, Swedish authorities said.
July 7 -- Saturday -- is the deadline that Britain's Supreme Court set for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden. Swedish authorities want to question him because two women have accused him of sexual assault. Assange has not been charged and has repeatedly denied the allegations.
WikiLeaks said Thursday it has begun publishing some 2.4 million e-mails from Syrian politicians, government ministries and companies dating back to 2006.
Max Foster talks to a close friend of Julian Assange, Vaughan Smith, who says Julian fears being extradited to U.S.
Julian Assange will not honor a notice served to him by British police requiring him to turn himself in to authorities, a representative for the WikiLeaks founder said Friday.
Julian Assange has been bunking for more than a week at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London as he waits to see if the South American country will grant him asylum. If he leaves the embassy, British police say, he'll be arrested. Apparently fed up with the waiting game, late this week police sent a note to Assange asking him to turn himself in. He's apparently ignoring it.
Police served a notice Thursday on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange demanding that he appear at a police station in connection with his extradition, after he sought asylum last week at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa says he is carefully considering Julian Assange's petition for asylum and suggested that charges against the WikiLeaks' founder could be political persecution.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is subject to arrest for breaking the terms of his bail, as Nima Elbagir reports.
Time was running out for Julian Assange. If the WikiLeaks frontman was going to make a move it would be soon.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked for asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Ecuadorian officials said Tuesday.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on Thursday dismissed an application filed by an attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeking to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden.
The British Supreme Court denied Julian Assange's appeal against extradition to Sweden over sexual abuse allegations -- but the judges left open a surprise avenue Wednesday for the WikiLeaks founder to fight on.
CNN's Atika Shubert updates the legal and media swirl around WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's talk show, "The World Tomorrow," is expected to make its debut Tuesday on a state-funded Russian television network.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has decided to run for a seat in the Australian Senate, WikiLeaks announced on its Twitter page Saturday.
Since the summer of 2010, Julian Assange has become a pop culture fixture, a self-appointed champion of free speech, the suspect in a Swedish sex crimes investigation and a man who says he's keeping afloat a financially strapped Web operation that has mightily ticked off the U.S. government.
CNN's Atika Shubert explains that Julian Assange intends to host a chat show despite being under house arrest.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, under house arrest in Britain for more than a year, appeared at the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday to fight his extradition to Sweden.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be allowed to appeal against extradition to Sweden on sex allegations, the British High Court announced Monday.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange has applied to take his appeal against extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations to the United Kingdom's Supreme Court, the UK Judicial Office said Tuesday.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange lost a court battle to stay in the United Kingdom Wednesday and will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over sex charges, a court ruled.
A court ruled Wednesday that WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange will be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over accusations of sex crimes made by two women, despite his legal battle to stay in Britain. Some key players in the WikiLeaks saga are split on how they feel about Assange, but they all agree the website's future could be dire.
He grew up constantly on the move, the son of parents who were in the theater business in Australia.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spoke to demonstrators at Occupy London on Saturday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Wednesday whether he is to be extradited to Sweden to face questioning on sexual misconduct allegations, a U.K court said.
Arguments over whether WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face questioning on sexual misconduct allegations wrapped up Wednesday with no immediate answer.
Julian Assange's lawyers are taking a more conciliatory approach to his extradition appeal, reports CNN's Atika Shubert.
WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange has asked an appeals court to block his extradition to Sweden from the United Kingdom to face questioning on sexual misconduct allegations.
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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange responds to a judge's order to extradite him to Sweden for questioning in a sex case.
Lawyers for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange have filed an appeal against his extradition to Sweden to face questioning on sex charges, a member of his defense team said Thursday.
A judge ruled Thursday that Britain can extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden for questioning over allegations of sexual misconduct.
WikiLeaks could have one foot in the online grave.
As WikiLeaks pulls out all the stops for fundraising, CNN's Atika Shubert breaks down the organization's finances.
CNN's Diana Magnay talks to a former WikiLeaks spokesman about a new book that claims Julian Assange was a megalomaniac.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange went from being "imaginative, energetic (and) brilliant" to a "paranoid, power-hungry, megalomaniac," a former colleague charges in a new book out Thursday.
A court hearing to determine whether Britain will extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden ended Friday.
Lawyers for Julian Assange wrapped up their case against his extradition to Sweden on Tuesday and challenged a Swedish prosecutor to "come to London" to defend her handling of the sexual misconduct allegations facing the WikiLeaks founder.
Julian Assange's lawyers argue he shouldn't be extradited to Sweden for humanitarian reasons.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday a two-day hearing on whether to extradite him to Sweden is finally lifting the lid on sexual misconduct allegations he says are false and have blighted his reputation for months.
Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have set up a Facebook page asking for donations to his legal defense fund.
It's official: The Frontline Club for Independent Journalism has become WikiLeaks Central.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could end up at Guantanamo Bay if he is extradited to Sweden, his lawyers will argue next month, according to legal papers they released Tuesday.
Police have issued a warning to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he showed up late for his court-ordered daily check-in with British authorities while on bail.
CNN's Atika Shubert reports from the country mansion where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is required to stay.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hit back at high-profile critics in the United States in a TV interview Wednesday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks to CNN's Atika Shubert following his release from jail.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Friday that the sexual misconduct charges against him are little more than an effort to discredit him and his organization.
The Web's controversy du jour found its way onto "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, with a fictional Julian Assange complaining that his work with WikiLeaks should have made him, not Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Time magazine's Person of the Year.
WikiLeaks' leader calls a reporter a "tabloid schmuck." CNN's Jeanne Moos has the best interview walkouts.
CNN's Michael Holmes talks with CNN.com's Ashley Fantz about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's apparent online lovelife.
In the winter of 2006, Julian Assange was apparently looking for a date.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was released on bail Thursday in London, nine days after he was arrested for questioning about alleged sex crimes in Sweden.
Julian Assange, the editor of WikiLeaks, walked out of London's High Court after being freed on bail Thursday, nine days after he was arrested for questioning about alleged sex crimes in Sweden.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was granted bail Tuesday, however, Swedish prosecutors immediately filed an appeal.
An appeal by Swedish authorities against the decision to grant bail to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will take place Thursday at the High Court in London, a spokesman said.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was granted bail Tuesday after a hearing at Westminster Magistrate's Court in London, but a lawyer representing Swedish prosecutors immediately filed an appeal.
Still, he must remain in custody another 48 hours while prosecutors decide if they'll appeal
Almost half of Britons believe that the sex charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are "an excuse" to keep him in custody so that the U.S. government can prosecute him for releasing secret diplomatic cables, a new CNN poll shows.
CNN's Don Lemon talks to an ex-CIA analyst on whether Julian Assange is a journalist or an antagonist.
A secret grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, is meeting to consider criminal charges in the WikiLeaks case, an attorney for the site's founder, Julian Assange, told the Al-Jazeera network in an interview.
Pro-free-speech rallies were scheduled in several international cities Saturday to protest the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is being held in a prison on the outskirts of London on suspicion of sex crimes unrelated to his controversial website.
The Poison Pill. The Doomsday Files. Or simply, The Insurance.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is put on Interpol's most-wanted list, but where is he? CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
Controversial whistleblower Julian Assange was "a very bright boy with a keen sense of right and wrong" when he was growing up, according to his stepfather.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange defends the publication of secret U.S. documents in an editorial published online early Wednesday by The Australian newspaper.
The Westminster Magistrates Court was ill prepared for the media scrum that landed on its doorstop on Tuesday. That's when police confirmed that WikiLeaks editor and founder Julian Assange had voluntarily turned himself in and was now under arrest.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange handed himself over to police Tuesday, promptly appeared in court where he was denied bail and left for jail in a police van.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is refused bail on an arrest warrant and is remanded into custody until December 14.
The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by British police on a Swedish arrest warrant could presage a long legal battle if the United States wants to extradite him, particularly if Assange is first extradited to Sweden, experts said Tuesday.
London Police arrested him early Tuesday on suspicion of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "in the process of making arrangements" to meet with British police regarding a Swedish arrest warrant, his attorney said Monday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would be allowed to return to his Australian homeland, and has the same protections any other Australian citizen would, the nation's attorney general said Monday.
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange continued Friday to defend the website's posting of confidential U.S. documents, saying that no one in its four-year publishing history has been harmed as a result of material it put online.
The following is taken from the website of The Guardian newspaper in Britain, which solicited reader questions Friday for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and later posted Assange's replies.
Interpol has issued a warrant for the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in connection with alleged sex crimes.
Interpol, at the request of a Swedish court looking into alleged sex crimes from earlier this year, has put WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on its most-wanted listed.
British police asked Swedish authorities Thursday for additional details not specified in an initial arrest warrant for Julian Assange, a possible indication that the location of the elusive founder of WikiLeaks is known.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the fallout of the WikiLeaks scandal in Moscow.
Jeffrey Toobin, CNN senior legal analyst, talks about criminal investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Since this summer, WikiLeaks has published huge tranches of classified U.S. intelligence. The online organization's actions have ignited fierce debate over whether the First Amendment's free speech rights will keep its members and its founder, Julian Assange, safe from prosecution.
U.S. authorities may be looking for just the right moment to try to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is the subject of a wanted-persons alert sent to police agencies around the world, CNN's senior legal analyst said Wednesday.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said Tuesday night that his country has not invited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for a visit, as was widely reported.
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