US President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court heard on Wednesday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange testified in his legal case against a Spanish private security firm that he claims spied on him while he was holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London.
The 48 year-old Australian citizen Julian Assange has repeatedly denied the allegation against him, made in 2010.
President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone convicted on all charges by a federal court jury that found the veteran Republican operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" guilty in probe into Russia election meddling.
Researchers uncover a large data breach thought to impact an estimated 17 million people of Ecuador, Interior Minister Maria Paula Romo says, including records belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Julian Assange faces the next stage of a US attempt to try him on espionage charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request.
The ruling means the Swedish prosecutor cannot at this stage request WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition from Britain. He is currently serving a 50-week sentence in Britain for skipping bail.
The superseding indictment comes a little more than a month after the Justice Department unsealed a narrower criminal case against Assange.
If granted, the court order would be the first step in a process to have Assange extradited from Britain, where he is serving a 50-week sentence for skipping bail.
Reacting to the decision, the WikiLeaks said reopening the investigation into the rape allegation against its founder Julian Assange will give him a chance to clear his name.
United Nations human rights experts voiced concern at the sentence of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in Britain.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange tells a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process begins in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a former case.
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