Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has spent his sixth night at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The whistleblower is still in asylum limbo as the Ecuadorian government processes his request. Assange is seeking to escape extradition to Sweden for sexual assault charges filed against him and many believe an extradition to Sweden will lead to an extradition to the US. RT's Sara Firth brings us the latest.
One of Syria's pro-government news stations has come under attack, leaving several employees dead. That's after President Bashar Assad addressed his cabinet on national TV saying the country was in a state of war. RT's Maria Finoshina is at the scene. An international conference of countries which has some influence on events in Syria is due to take place on Saturday in Geneva. It aims to try to find a solution to the crisis. Author and historian Gerald Horne believes peace can be achieved if diplomacy -- not military action -- is put to work.
Gepubliceerd op 28 jun 2012 door RTAmerica Congressman Ron Paul has been more than outspoken when it comes to ending the Federal Reserve. Although there are no real signs of the Fed coming to end, it may soon be audited. Paul's bill to audit the Federal Reserve advanced in the House on Wednesday, and the lack of transparency and shady policies have many pushing for an inspection of the Fed. Lew Rockwell, chairman for the Ludwig Von Mises Institute, joins us with more.
Wikileaks has done it again. This time, approximately 2.4 million emails relating to the war in Syria have been exposed. The contents include email correspondence from Syrian government officials, anti-government rebels, and the companies that are supporting both sides in the civil war. The SyriaFiles have gained global attention to the bloodshed in Syria and the sites founder, Julian Assange, has released a statement regarding the recent date dump.
It's been a full month since WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and asked the South American nation for political asylum. In the meantime, his whistleblower website has remained active, releasing 2.5 million emails linked to the Syrian government. How much longer will the site last though? RT's Abby Martin brings us the latest on Julian Assange's quest for asylum.