46 Results for

asylum

Article

Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling 'vindication'

The WikiLeaks founder must still decide whether to walk out of his London refuge and into the hands of the police.

By February 5, 2016

Article

Julian Assange wins UN ruling on arbitrary detention, but still faces arrest

A UN tribunal has ruled the WikiLeaks founder should be allowed to walk free, but the UK government says he will still be arrested should he leave the Ecuadorian embassy.

By February 4, 2016

Article

Snowden's Russia asylum extended three more years

Edward Snowden's original, one-year deal with the Russian government had expired July 31. The NSA leaker's new deal is retroactive to August 1.

By August 7, 2014

Article

Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.

By July 9, 2014

Article

Snowden seeks asylum in Russia before trek to Latin America

The self-proclaimed whistleblower issues a statement before human rights organizations in Russia on Friday asking for temporary asylum until he can travel to Latin America.

By July 12, 2013

Article

Snowden offered asylum in Bolivia, Nicaragua, Venezuela

After sending out dozens of asylum requests to countries around the world, it's looking like NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden may be able to take up residence in Latin America.

By July 7, 2013

Article

Snowden withdraws Russian asylum request over Putin's comments

Russia's leader had said Monday that Edward Snowden could stay in Russia as long as he stopped "his work aimed at harming our American partners."

By July 2, 2013

Article

Guatemala denies asylum for McAfee

The Guatemalan government declines to offer the millionaire fugitive a safe haven. And then McAfee was rushed to the hospital after having two heart attacks, according to reports.

By December 6, 2012

Article

Rocksteady Studios to complete Batman: Arkham series on next-gen consoles

Developer responsible for "Arkham Asylum" and "Arkham City" to close out franchise with "Batman: Arkham Knight."

By March 4, 2014

Article

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange granted asylum in Ecuador

The embattled Assange is at the center of a diplomatic standoff in London. It's the latest twist in a saga over a legal case in Sweden, with undertones of potential espionage charges in the U.S.

By August 16, 2012