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Wife of Assange urges UK to block his extradition

Stella Assange, wife of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, urged the British government on Saturday not to sign his extradition order to the US, saying his fate will have repercussions throughout Europe. A UK court on Wednesday issued a formal order to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to face trial in the United States over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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UK judge rules Assange can be extradited to US for espionage trial

LONDON, England: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been ordered to be extradited to the U.S. by a London court. The order was issued by Judge Vanessa Baraitser of the Westminster Magistrates' Court. Assange faces over 170 years in prison if the 18 criminal charges, filed under the U.S. 1917 Espionage...
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Australia says will not challenge Assange extradition

Australia will not challenge Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States and has confidence in the British judicial system, a senior government minister said Thursday. "We have confidence in the independence and integrity of the British justice system," Australian Senator Simon Birmingham told the national broadcaster ABC Thursday.
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UK court formally issues order to extradite Assange to US

A UK court on Wednesday issued a formal order to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face trial over the publication of secret files relating to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Washington wants to put him on trial in connection with the publication of 500,000 secret military files relating to the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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