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# diplomatic-cables - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Poll: Is Bradley Manning a whistleblower or a traitor? Your Say This post contains a poll

# diplomatic-cables - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited

The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.

# diplomatic-cables - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Gilmore: 'I never told US Embassy I wanted second Lisbon referendum'

The Tánaiste dismisses WikiLeaks’ tale of events, saying: ‘Don’t believe everything you read.’

# diplomatic-cables - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Julian Assange plans to run for Australian Senate

The 40-year-old founder of Wikileaks will have to overcome the obstacle of being under virtual house arrest in England and facing sex crime allegations in Sweden.

# diplomatic-cables - Thursday 22 September, 2011

WikiLeaks chief denies sex allegations in memoir

Julian Assange has accused his British publisher of “opportunism and duplicity” for publishing the unfinished book without his approval.

# diplomatic-cables - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Wikileaks accuses Guardian newspaper of exposing unredacted cables

WikiLeaks said the disclosure had jeopardised the “careful work” it was doing to redact and publish the cables. The paper denied any wrongdoing.

# diplomatic-cables - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

WikiLeaks steps up release of US cables - without media partners

Frustrated at the dearth of media coverage, WikiLeaks publishes over 133,000 cables without the support of its media ‘partners’.

# diplomatic-cables - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too Wikileaks This post contains videos

After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too

‘Watching the world change as a result of your work……priceless’: Wikileaks releases spoof video ahead of legal challenge to Mastercard and Visa.

# diplomatic-cables - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Egypt's new military leader 'was against reform' say Wikileaks cables

Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi believed political reforms eroded central government power according to the leaked cables.

# diplomatic-cables - Monday 13 December, 2010

IRA used Celtic Tiger era to buy up foreign property

During the boom, the IRA bought properties in Dublin, London and Spain in order to move into “more sophisticated business enterprises”.

Poll: Is Julian Assange a hero, or a villain? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Julian Assange a hero, or a villain?

Some have called him the “most dangerous man in the world”. Other say he should be awarded the Nobel peace prize. What do you think?

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Wikileaks docs claims Adams and McGuinness knew about Northern bank heist, Pat Rabbitte calls for resignation of AIB board over bonuses, and Julian Assange seeks “non-timid” life partner for fun and a bit of light criminal conspiracy.