March 17, 2018 3:30 PM Hacker who gave up Wikileaks source dies
Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37. In online messaging conversations, Manning confided in him, describing confidential military material Manning had sent to Wikileaks. Wikileaks published the video of a US helicopter strike that killed seven people, including 120
October 12, 2017 8:35 AM Diplomatic corps in Ghana liars – Aning
The Director, Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) Dr. Kwesi Aning has described the diplomatic corps in Ghana as “liars”. According to him, members of the diplomatic corps in Ghana fabricate stories to gain promotion in their respective countries. Responding to reports by Wikileaks 43
September 29, 2017 9:14 PM Threatened by Madrid, Catalonia Referendum Is Game of Cat and Mouse
Two weeks ago, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, posted a message on Twitter supporting the Catalan vote, which threatens to sunder an important European Union member. Carles Puigdemont, the leader of Catalonia, said in an interview this week that Mr. Assange and others could voice their support, but that no one had sought their help. Voting 80
September 26, 2017 2:00 PM Why Is Appiah Stadium Apologizing To Nana Addo? Asks Asiedu Nketia
General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia is certain President Akufo-Addo smokes marijuana popularly known as ‘wee’. He explained that ever since declassified Wikileaks report by former United States Ambassador to Ghana, Pamela Bridgewater, on the profile of NPP presidential aspirants ahead of the 2008 elections 47
August 1, 2017 5:07 PM Secret cables reveal US efforts to prevent 2007 Hamas takeover of West Bank
Memos show US Security Coordinator had less funding than Iranian and Qatari support for Hamas in 2007. It has been just over 10 years since Hamas took over the Gaza Strip. The Office of the US Security Coordinator (USSC), established in 2005, played a key role in preventing the chaos there from spreading, yet key aspects of how it achieved that have gone unreported 48
August 1, 2017 4:09 AM No let-up in spying amid tit-for-tat Russian sanctions: U.S. official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia still runs a versatile spying campaign against the United States despite sanctions and daily publicity about Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the top U.S. counter-intelligence official said in an interview. William Evanina, the National Counterintelligence Executive, described a wide array of challenges 45
July 22, 2017 5:47 PM Donald Trump: Could the US president pardon himself?
Amid relentless scrutiny over possible ties between his presidential campaign and Russia, an extraordinary suggestion has emerged - that Donald Trump could pardon himself or his family. The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump inquired about the scope of his power to issue pardons, as a means of undercutting special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation 47
July 10, 2017 3:30 PM Trump son defends meeting Russian 'with Clinton material'
President Donald Trump's son has hit back at US media reports of his meeting with a Russian lawyer who said she had damaging material about Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump Jr denied issuing inconsistent statements about last year's meeting. He also suggested it was normal practice to receive information about a political opponent. US officials are investigating 48
July 10, 2017 12:08 PM The World's Oldest Head of State is Sick, Again. What's Ailing Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe?
The 93-year-old president, in power in the southern African country since its independence in 1980, departed Friday to undergo a “routine medical check-up” in Singapore, according to a report in the state-run Sunday Mail cited by AFP. Overseas health visits by the nonagenarian leader are indeed becoming routine. Mugabe last visited Singapore, his chosen 42
June 21, 2017 9:14 PM Saudi Arabia's Aggressive New Heir to the Throne
The ascension of Mohammad bin Salman may help entrench a more assertive foreign policy for the kingdom. In December 2015, a remarkable memo from Germany’s foreign intelligence service was leaked to news outlets. It argued that Saudi Arabia’s new leaders were destabilizing the Middle East. The memo said King Salman and his advisers had replaced the kingdom’s 172