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U.S. soldier pleads guilty to misusing classified data in WikiLeaks case

Bradley Manning

The U.S. Army private accused of providing diplomatic cables and other secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty to misusing classified material on Thursday, but denied the most serious charge in the case, aiding the enemy.


WikiLeaks says "blockade" threatens its existence

WikiLeaks says

WikiLeaks will have to stop publishing secret cables and devote itself to fund-raising if it is unable to end a financial "blockade" by U.S. firms such as Visa and MasterCard by the end of the year, founder Julian Assange said on Monday.


After WikiLeaks, U.S. tries to shield classified data

After WikiLeaks, U.S. tries to shield classified data

The U.S. government on Friday announced steps to clamp down on who can access classified information, seeking to avert another WikiLeaks-scale breach of military documents and diplomatic cables.


All Leaked U.S. Cables Were Made Available Online as WikiLeaks Splintered

All Leaked U.S. Cables Were Made Available Online as WikiLeaks Splintered

A WikiLeaks computer file that allows anyone to read every word of 251,287 leaked United States diplomatic cables by typing a password made public six months ago was posted online by mistake last year, potentially endangering human rights activists and other sources who spoke to American officials in confidence.


Ecuador demands U.S. envoy leave over Wikileaks

Ecuador said on Tuesday it had declared the U.S. ambassador to the country "persona non grata," demanding the envoy leave over U.S. diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks reporting alleged police corruption.


U.S. ambassador to Mexico quits amid WikiLeaks furor

The U.S. ambassador to Mexico resigned Saturday amid furor over a leaked diplomatic cable in which he complained about inefficiency and infighting ...


U.S. cables: Gaddafi a master schemer

Moammar Gaddafi, Libya's strongman ruler, is commonly portrayed as an egomaniacal buffoon - an autocrat with an affinity for incomprehensible speeches and a flair for the melodramatic.


WikiLeaks chief says US preparing to indict him

The founder of WikiLeaks said Friday he fears the United States is preparing to indict him, but insisted that the government secret-spilling site would continue its work despite what he calls a dirty tricks campaign against him....


Assange gains influential defenders

The predominant consensus in official Washington that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should eventually stand trial here on espionage charges is not likely to change anytime soon. But three influential voices are now saying publicly what many others say privately: that blame should be focused on leakers, not Assange, who after all was merely the middleman for the handful of newspapers and magazines that were given first crack at classified military and diplomatic documents.


Report: After WikiLeaks, Pentagon Bans Removable Devices

Report: After WikiLeaks, Pentagon Bans Removable Devices

In the wake of WikiLeaks' release of more than 250000 classified US diplomatic cables, the Pentagon is reportedly taking measures to prevent this type of breach from happening again.


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