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    1. beyondbrics

      November 3, 2014

      Will Ecuador's success stand up to cheap oil?

      Of the generation of radical Latin American leaders that have won office in the last decade, Ecuador’s Rafael Correa –...

    2. October 16, 2014

      Citizenfour – film review

      Citizenfour is a true-life spy thriller, which means it’s a true story about lies and falsehoods. It’s a nonfiction tale of...

    1. September 15, 2014

      WikiLeaks releases copies of FinFisher ‘malware’

      WikiLeaks has released copies of surveillance software, developed by German company FinFisher, that has been used by...

    2. beyondbrics

      August 21, 2014

      Ecuador: Standard & Poor’s raises rating of market's prodigal son

      Everyone loves the biblical story of the prodigal son. On Wednesday that tale received a touch of market realism when...

    3. August 18, 2014

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave Ecuador embassy ‘soon’

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed he will “soon” be leaving the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he has...

    4. Material World

      June 27, 2014

      A man for all seasons: Julian Assange, fashion model extraordinaire

      So Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder and self-anointed hero of media freedom, is adding yet another headline-grabbing...

    5. June 17, 2014

      Argentina: sovereign debt fine print

      Waivers of immunity in sovereign bond contracts, as a rule, exclude embassies. So, no: bondholders will probably not have a...

    6. October 31, 2013

      Cryptoanarchists pull trigger on fight over future of Bitcoin

      The inventor of the 3D printed gun has trained his sights on Bitcoin, fronting a campaign to keep the virtual currency...

    7. beyondbrics

      October 18, 2013

      Ecuador gets Fitch upgrade - but does it deserve it?

      Like Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that it is sheltering in its London embassy, Ecuador and the state of its...

    8. October 10, 2013

      The Fifth Estate – film review

      Julian Assange: hero of media freedom or, one character’s verdict in The Fifth Estate, “manipulative asshole”? The jury is...

    9. October 4, 2013

      We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks – DVD review

      Alex Gibney 2013 Universal Julian Assange does not emerge well from this documentary. Among the many examples of the...

    10. August 30, 2013

      What a tangled web we weave

      It started when Beeban Kidron heard her daughter screaming. The 14-year-old was in her bedroom with a friend. They were...

    11. July 11, 2013

      Cinema reviews: We Steal Secrets, Monsters University and more

      Truth, contended the crusaders of WikiLeaks, should be free, universal and out there. Except in the case of the leading...

    12. July 5, 2013

      Europe falls into imperialist stereotype trap in Bolivian airline drama

      In Latin America it used to be called an “international incident” – the kind of minor diplomatic cock-up that mushrooms into...

    13. July 3, 2013

      Why the doors have slammed in Edward Snowden’s face

      Edward Snowden is still holed up in the transit lounge of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. From almost every corner of the...

    14. July 2, 2013

      Snowden continues search for haven as asylum options narrow

      Edward Snowden’s search for a haven continued on Tuesday as Moscow said he had retracted his application for asylum in...

    15. June 28, 2013

      Tailor-made for the role

      Is anyone else struck by how much Edward Snowden, in the few pictures that have surfaced and are used again and again, looks...

    16. The A-List

      June 28, 2013

      Ecuador is no haven for homegrown whistleblowers

      Amid all their vicissitudes, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency leaker, can...

    17. June 21, 2013

      At home: Ana Alban, Ecuador’s ambassador to Britain

      On June 19 last year, Ana Alban, Ecuador’s ambassador to Britain, received an unexpected visitor at her London office: the...

    18. June 19, 2013

      Julian Assange to remain in UK even if Sweden drops charges

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday he will stay holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London even if Sweden...

    19. June 17, 2013

      UK and Ecuador fail to end impasse over Julian Assange

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will remain holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London a little longer after talks...

    20. April 19, 2013

      Lunch with the FT: Kim Dotcom

      Kim Jong-eun is not the world’s only cartoon villain lobbing verbal hand-grenades at the US from the sanctuary of his hermit...

    21. beyondbrics

      November 15, 2012

      Ecuador's banks brace for new tax

      Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s president Banks in Ecuador are bracing themselves for a new tax on the sector designed to boost...

    22. October 12, 2012

      Anonymous withdraws support for WikiLeaks

      WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost another high-profile supporter as Anonymous, the hacking collective, said the...

    23. October 8, 2012

      Assange guarantors told to pay £93,500

      Nine people, including a Nobel Prize winner, who acted as sureties for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, must pay...

    24. October 5, 2012

      Hackers target Sweden’s official websites

      Swedish government websites including that of the central bank were taken offline repeatedly this week as hackers appeared...

    25. September 22, 2012

      Ecuador offers to send Assange to Sweden

      Ecuador’s government may ask the UK to allow safe passage for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to its embassy in Sweden so...

    26. beyondbrics

      September 4, 2012

      Ecuador: time to say adios to the dollar?

      Ecuador’s tussle with the UK over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange might be dominating the headlines these days....

    27. The World

      August 24, 2012

      FT podcast: World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

      Violence in South African mining and the Julian Assange embassy imbroglio As the standoff over the extradition of Julian...

    28. August 21, 2012

      Anonymous attacks UK government websites

      The hacking group Anonymous says it has attacked a number of government websites in protest against the UK’s handling of the...

    29. August 20, 2012

      Assange will end up in Sweden – and quite right too

      For all his highfalutin rhetoric, Julian Assange is no poster child for extradition reform – and Ecuador is no haven for...

    30. August 19, 2012

      Assange calls for end to US ‘witch hunt’

      Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website, has emerged from his refuge in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to call on...

    31. beyondbrics

      August 18, 2012

      Payback for Correa's welcome for Assange

      To some, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa might have not been a publicly strident critic of the US compared to key allies...

    32. August 17, 2012

      Assange weighs risks of embassy speech

      The fugitive Julian Assange will have to make his promised public address this weekend in film star fashion, from the...

    33. August 16, 2012

      An inglorious embassy siege

      In threatening to revoke the status of Ecuador’s embassy in order to arrest Julian Assange on the premises, Britain has...

    34. August 16, 2012

      Assange could be stuck in embassy

      Julian Assange could end up stuck in the Ecuadorean embassy for months or even years, if previous incidents are anything to...

    35. August 16, 2012

      Prominent Bahrain rights activist jailed

      A Bahraini court has sentenced a prominent human rights activist to three years in prison for organising and attending...

    36. The World

      August 16, 2012

      Blocking Assange

      Julian Assange speaking in December 2011 (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images) William Hague, the UK foreign secretary, has said he...

    37. August 16, 2012

      No safe passage to Ecuador for Assange

      The UK will not allow Julian Assange safe passage to Ecuador, after the South American country granted the founder of...

    38. August 16, 2012

      UK stands firm on Assange extradition

      The UK will seek to extradite Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, even if Ecuador offers him asylum, the Foreign...

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