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Assange hails 'victory' from embassy balcony after UN panel ruling

Assange hails 'victory' from embassy balcony after UN panel ruling Fri, 05 Feb, 2016

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday urged Britain to let him walk free from Ecuador's London embassy after a UN panel found that the anti-secrecy campaigner who faces a rape allegation in Sweden was "arbitrarily detained."
WikiLeaks founder Assange may leave embassy after UN panel ruling

WikiLeaks founder Assange may leave embassy after UN panel ruling Fri, 05 Feb, 2016

A UN panel ruled Friday that the "detention" of Julian Assange should be ended after nearly four years in Ecuador's embassy in London, stoking the Wikileaks founder's hopes of walking free.
UN panel 'rules Julian Assange detention unlawful'

UN panel 'rules Julian Assange detention unlawful' Thu, 04 Feb, 2016

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's three-and-a-half-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London amounts to 'unlawful detention', a United Nations panel examining his appeal will rule on Friday, the BBC reported.
Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job

Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job Wed, 03 Feb, 2016

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.
Facebook's Zuckerberg to give 99 percent of shares to charity

Facebook's Zuckerberg to give 99 percent of shares to charity Wed, 02 Dec, 2015

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday he is a dad and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Maxima and others.
EU court rules against Facebook over transatlantic data deal

EU court rules against Facebook over transatlantic data deal Tue, 06 Oct, 2015

The EU's top court on Tuesday ruled that a key transatlantic data deal relied on by companies such as Facebook was invalid in the light of spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal.
Germany launches criminal probe against Volkswagen's ex-CEO

Germany launches criminal probe against Volkswagen's ex-CEO Mon, 28 Sep, 2015

German prosecutors on Monday announced a criminal investigation against Volkswagen's former chief executive as the government pressed the embattled auto giant to resolve a pollution cheating scandal that has rocked the auto sector.
Switzerland bans sale of Volkswagen cars

Switzerland bans sale of Volkswagen cars Sat, 26 Sep, 2015

Swiss authorities said Friday they had temporarily banned the sale of new Volkswagen brand diesel-engine models potentially equipped with software capable of tricking environmental tests.
Volkswagen CEO steps down, takes responsibility for scandal

Volkswagen CEO steps down, takes responsibility for scandal Wed, 23 Sep, 2015

Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday over a pollution cheating scandal that has sparked a US criminal investigation and worldwide legal action with unfathomable financial consequences for the auto giant.
Volkswagen admits 11 million vehicles involved in emissions scandal

Volkswagen admits 11 million vehicles involved in emissions scandal Tue, 22 Sep, 2015

German auto giant Volkswagen revealed on Tuesday that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with devices that can cheat pollution tests, a dramatic escalation of the scandal that has wiped over a third off the company's market value and now threatens to topple its chief executive.
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.7 mn vehicles, mostly in US

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.7 mn vehicles, mostly in US Thu, 10 Sep, 2015

Fiat Chrysler's US arm announced Thursday the recall of more than 1.7 million cars and trucks on Thursday for problems including air bag risks, bad welds and electrical wiring risks.
Ashley Madison parent CEO quits after huge infidelity data hack

Ashley Madison parent CEO quits after huge infidelity data hack Fri, 28 Aug, 2015

The chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company Avid Life Media has left, just over a week after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients in a massive cyber assault.

Sweden, Ecuador aim to break deadlock in Assange case

Sweden, Ecuador aim to break deadlock in Assange case Wed, 12 Aug, 2015

Sweden and Ecuador have agreed to hold talks to break a deadlock over questioning Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, but investigations into three of four cases against him are likely to be dropped in the coming days due to statutes of limitation.
Morocco media boss to pay minister defamation damages

Morocco media boss to pay minister defamation damages Mon, 27 Jul, 2015

The director of Morocco's Arabic-language newspaper Al-Akhbar, Rachid Niny, said he was sentenced Monday to pay 400,000 dirhams ($41,000, nearly 37,000 euros) in defamation damages to a minister.

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