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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London's Ecuadorian embassy in 2012.

Julian Assange leaving Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'

The Wikileaks founder is rumoured to be struggling with health issues on top of his legal problems in Sweden and the US.

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

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Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.

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Actor Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Julian Assange.

Trailer for WikiLeaks movie 'The Fifth Estate' debuts online

The two-and-a-minute preview gives us our first real view of actor Benedict Cumberbatch channeling WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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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.

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Kremlin finds way to avoid leaks: Typewriters

Russia's inner workings have reportedly been spooked by the rise of WikiLeaks and the Snowden revelations. So the Kremlin has reverted to something less technical, but more secure.

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Bolivian president's plane redirected over Snowden suspicions

Bolivia claims that its president was "abducted" and that his plane's rerouting violates terms set by the Vienna Convention.

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Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, while visiting Vietnam today, tells reporters his country is "analyzing" Edward Snowden's request for asylum.

WikiLeaks: Where's Snowden? We're not saying

The U.S. government has had no success in its international efforts to secure the return of Edward Snowden for prosecution for leaking. It's not even clear what country he's in now.

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A woman walks past a banner displayed in support of ex-NSA analyst Edward Snowden in Hong Kong on June 18, 2013.

Whistle-blower update: Snowden lands in Moscow; WikiLeaker's Gmail searched

U.S. asks Hong Kong to extradite PRISM leaker Edward Snowden; Snowden departs Hong Kong for Moscow; a WikiLeaks volunteer had his Gmail account searched; and more.

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Participants in a small pro-Edward Snowden rally in New York City yesterday.

U.S. government targets ex-contractor over NSA leaks

Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.

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Julian Assange speaks to the public from a window of the Ecuadorian embassy in London in August.

Julian Assange's secret chat with Google's chairman

Eric Schmidt met with the WikiLeaks founder for five hours in 2011 for material for a book expected to be released next week.

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