Describes the many ways that the Trade in Services Agreement would make it virtually impossible to implement and strengthen financial regulations.
Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks publishes NSA list of 29 phone numbers of top officials that were bugged.
The National Security Agency wiretapped the phones of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and other country officials, according to Wikileaks documents released Saturday.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) wiretapped 29 key Brazilian government officials, not only targeting those closest to President Dilma Rousseff, but also waging economic espionage, the WikiLeaks said in a press release on Satur...
In a letter, the WikiLeaks co-founder said that he sensed an openness to being granted asylum and that he had a child whose mother is French.
Cancillería del Ecuador / (CC BY 2.0) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s asylum plea to France has been rejected. Living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden, the 44-year old appealed to president Francois Hollande in an open letter published in France’s Le Monde newspaper Friday. Show More Summary
The country won't take Julian Assange
Still wanted in Sweden over sex allegations, the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange asked France’s president François Hollande to grant him asylum on Friday. But his request was quickly rejected. Click here to read the story. Photo by Ben Bryant
The French government, reacting to a letter from Julian Assange, said Friday it would not give the WikiLeaks founder asylum, only for his lawyers to claim he had never sought it in the first place. “France cannot act on his request,” President Francois Hollande’s office said in a...
France swiftly rejected on Friday a request for asylum by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The founder of the transparency website had appealed directly to President Francois Hollande, days after Wikileaks published documents showing the United States had spied on successive French leaders, including Hollande himself. “My life is in danger,” Assange wrote in a letter […]
According to WikiLeaks founder spokesman Gavin MacFadyen, Julian Assange would be happy to receive a political asylum in some "major" European country.
Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 19 2012, but according to Reuters, he’s still making requests for asylum to other countries, with the most recent being France. Unfortunately for Assange, his latest bid for escape from the embassy was declined for various reasons. Show More Summary
President Hollande gives a quick "no," to Wikileaks' founder, arguing he is in no imminent danger
President's office says WikiLeaks founder did not face "immediate danger", in response to Assange's request for asylum.
Elysee Palace declines WikiLeaks founder's appeal published in French newspaper.
PARIS (Reuters) - France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The WikiLeaks website released secret documents this week related to ongoing negotiations of the controversial Treaty in Services Agreement (TISA) - a proposed international trade deal between 24 parties formally initiated by the United States and EU member states in 2013.
New documents show that the United States did not just tap German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone but also eavesdropped on several ministers.
In the past two days, WikiLeaks has released drafts from a lesser-known trade agreement being negotiated between 52 nations called the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). The publication comes just before the next round of negotiations, which will begin on July 6. The “Core Text” of TISA, as well as chapters from negotiations on “Electronic...
WikiLeaks reveals that the proposed 53-nation Trade in Services Agreement allows no room for favourable trade deals to help developing countries advance.