Bradley Manning, sentenced to 35 years in military prison for the biggest breach of classified US documents in US history, said in a statement on Thursday he is female and wants to live as a woman named Chelsea.
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President Barack Obama's administration is likely to open a criminal investigation into the leaking of highly classified documents that revealed the secret surveillance of Americans' telephone and email traffic, US officials said on Frid
The WikiLeaks website began publishing on Thursday what it said were more than 100 US Defense Department files detailing military detention policies in camps in Iraq and at Guantanamo Bay in the years after the September 11 att
Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said on Thursday, a day after the British government threatened to storm the Ecuadorean embassy in London to arrest
The diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange escalated after Britain threatened to raid Ecuador's embassy in London if Quito did not hand over Assange, who has been taking refuge there for two months.
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London and asked for asylum, officials said on Tuesday, in a last-ditch bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crime accusations.
Ecuadorean Foreign Mi
The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks began publishing on Monday more than 5 million emails from a US-based global security think tank, apparently obtained by hackers.
WikiLeaks did not say how it had acquired access to the vast haul of intern
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday his website would soon cease to exist unless it was able to end a financial "blockade" by US firms such as Visa and MasterCard.
WikiLeaks, which has released tens of thousands of confid
WikiLeaks is defending itself against accusations that it may have put lives at risk by dumping uncensored US diplomatic cables on the Internet.
In a series of cryptic Twitter messages, WikiLeaks suggested that sloppy handling by people wh