The extradition of Julian Assange to the US was blocked on Monday by a British judge. And Iran said it has begun enriching uranium up to 20% at its Fordo underground nuclear facility. Also, the UK has become the first nation to inoculate people outside of human trials with the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
US prosecutors are preparing to pursue a criminal case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, escalating a long battle targeting his anti-secrecy group.
Days after being banned from advertising on Twitter, Russian-backed media outlet RT has shared some details about the content of its advertisements in the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election.
An Italian artist and a British journalist are teaming up to raise funds for a controversial public art project honoring Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning. But with just two weeks to go, the statues are still well short of their funding goal.
Anonymous has evolved from a band of online pranksters into a legitimate group focused on social activism. But just how much impact is it making? It's uneven, but that doesn't mean the group isn't making a difference, especially in the lives of budding activists.
Julian Assange has been staying in the Ecuadorean embassy in London for months, largely out of the spotlight. But he's trying to put his face back in front of people — literally. On T-shirts. Meanwhile, we take your questions about Ebola and, in Canada, the dollar has fallen to a new five-year low, making Canadian goods inexpensive. All that and more in today's Global Scan.
Honeybee populations around the world are threatened, and now the US is taking action, sort of. Meanwhile, the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet moves south, and new research finds that food "tastes" better when it looks nice. That and more, in today's Global Scan.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is marking the second anniversary of his stay in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London this week. And that got us wondering, what's it like inside?
The investigation continues into the terrorist attacks in Russia earlier this week. While there's been no claim of responsibility, officials are already worrying about what it means for the Olympics. Security is expected to be unprecedented. Plus Jihad Jane looks set for a long prison sentence and Edward Snowden pushes Julian Assange out of the spotlight in today's Global Scan.
Serbia recently celebrated the 10th Annual World Testicle Cooking Championship. That's right, a group of about 100 people came together to cook -- and eat -- testicles, of the animal persuasion.
In Serbia, there is a bizarre culinary contest where volunteer chefs face off for the best tasting... testicles. As in, bull and pig testicles. The festival claims to celebrate those that have courage, or the balls to be the underdog.