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A British court has ruled against the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with the judge saying he was likely to commit suicide if sent to the US.

Some see Julian Assange as a fearless campaigner for press freedom, while others believe he was reckless with classified information, possibly endangering sources.

Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

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Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges.

Obituary: Prince Khalifa bin Salman, Bahrain's long-serving prime minister

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Obituary: Prince Khalifa bin Salman, Bahrain's long-serving prime minister

Holding office until his death at 84, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers.

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

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OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons ...

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UAE president built 'secret $7 billion London property empire'

Leaked documents obtained by the Guardian showed that Sheikh Khalifa al Nahyan owns 170 properties with a total value of an estimated £5.5 billion or $7.16 billion.

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Kuwait faces Saudi, Emirati pressure to normalise with Israel

As speculation swirls over which Arab country will formalise ties with Israel next, Saudi and Emirati pressure is reportedly pushing Kuwait to ...

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Assange 'may commit suicide' if extradited to the US

Michael Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King’s College London said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at a 'very ...

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UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

Lawyers for Julian Assange failed to persuade a British judge to throw out new US allegations against him, as he resumed his fight to avoid ...

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

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Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

With Jewish schools, shops and synagogues crumbling from a lack of maintenance, heritage experts fear there will soon be left little more than ...

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Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

A former mayor of Tehran linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been elected as parliament speaker.

US accuses Julian Assange of endangering sources

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US accuses Julian Assange of endangering sources

As Julian Assange's court case unfolds, the US accused the WikiLeaks founder of endangering the lives of intelligence sources.

Hanukkah candles burn in Iraqi Kurdistan

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Hanukkah candles burn in Iraqi Kurdistan

In the glow of the nine-candled menorah, with kippa skullcaps on their heads and tallit prayer shawls around their shoulders, a small ...

The Kingdom of Bahrain is reaching out to Israel

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The Kingdom of Bahrain is reaching out to Israel

The associations between Israel and some Gulf monarchies like Bahrain have evolved to a point where they have transformed the geopolitical map ...

Chemical watchdog defends Syria attack report despite whistleblower leaks

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Chemical watchdog defends Syria attack report despite whistleblower leaks

The OPCW has stood by its report on an alleged chlorine attack by the Syrian regime on the village of Douma, in face of a Wikileaks ...

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Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape investigation

Sweden dropped the investigation into a rape allegation against jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as the 'evidence is not strong enough'.

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States must pay 'diplomatic price' for media abuse: UK

Countries that abuse journalists should pay a "diplomatic price", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told a conference on media freedom on ...

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UK signs Julian Assange's US extradition order

The British home secretary has signed an extradition order clearing the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to face trial in the ...

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US charges WikiLeaks founder Assange with publishing classified information

The United States has filed new charges against Julian Assange that have raised questions about the country's First Amendment protections.

Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

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Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors have said a European arrest warrant will be issued for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who faces a now reopened ...

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Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case

Prosecutors in Sweden will announce whether they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Chelsea Manning freed from US jail after 62-day stint

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Chelsea Manning freed from US jail after 62-day stint

Manning walks free after two months in custody after refusing to testify at a WikiLeaks hearing, but may be behind bars again as soon ...

Pamela Anderson visits <em>Wikileaks</em> founder Assange in London prison

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Pamela Anderson visits Wikileaks founder Assange in London prison

Ex-Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has visited jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at London's Belmarsh Prison.

UK arrests <em>WikiLeaks</em> co-founder Assange after Ecuador withdraws asylum

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UK arrests WikiLeaks co-founder Assange after Ecuador withdraws asylum

British police have arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador's embassy in London after his asylum was withdrawn.

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