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The whistleblower behind a series of leaks that revealed the United States was spying on its allies has applied for political asylum in Russia, it has emerged, as the French President François Hollande threatened to call off EU negotiations on a major trade deal unless the snooping stopped.
Carriers who fly him to the UK are told they face fines and the costs of his detention
President Vladimir Putin took a tour of the shiny new studio complex of Russia Today, the English-language television channel funded by the Kremlin, and spent an hour answering questions from a number of its journalists during a round-table interview.
It is their intention to show he was acting out of a sense of duty in the hope of alerting Americans to what was being done in their names in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars
As Julian Assange addresses Oxford students via a small screen, we get a sneak peak of the Sherlock star playing him on the big screen
Sebastian Salek believes that such a controversial figure should not be allowed a platform
Helicopters buzzed overhead and armed men in uniform abseiled down the walls of an opulent mansion in the countryside outside Auckland today. But this time the “police raid” was just a stunt to herald Kim Dotcom’s launch of a new file-sharing website, to replace the one closed down by US authorities exactly a year ago.
Did it change the world, or just distract us for a day or two? Richard Askwith introduces our look-back at the past 12 months.
Daniel Bruhl from Inglorious Basterds to step in
George Galloway MP offers his response to Rob Marchant's criticisms of the Respect party and its members
Bradley Manning, the US soldier said to have passed thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks, is ready to admit several offences his lawyer has revealed.
Respect MP George Galloway has defended his controversial claim that a sexual assault allegation against WikiLeaks campaigner Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad “sexual etiquette”.
Everyone – politico, activist – seems to think they can play host. Luke Blackall points out that good conversation is an art
histleblowing website begins release of 5 million hacked emails from US intelligence firm Stratfor
Witness says chat logs prove contact with a person using WikiLeaks founder's name
US Army private accused of sending secrets to WikiLeaks turns fire on judge as trial begins