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Hide and leak: Where is Edward Snowden?
When it comes to the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, there has been far more conjecture than concrete fact. While Washington would do anything to get its hands on the whistleblower, tracking down Snowden has turned into a full-on cloak and dagger affair.

24.06.2013 15:00

400 US troops to deploy to Egypt
More than 400 US soldiers are preparing for their deployment to Egypt in anticipation of violent protests, riots, and the possibility of having to protect the country’s border with Israel.

24.06.2013 19:45

Snowden admits taking Booz Allen job to collect data on NSA surveillance
Edward Snowden signed on to work with intelligence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton only to obtain information about the United States’ surveillance programs, the NSA leaker told the South China Morning Post.

24.06.2013 16:25

Pelosi booed for defending NSA wiretapping
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was booed and interrupted by a group of liberal activists after defending the NSA’s electronic surveillance program at a conference in Silicon Valley on Saturday.

24.06.2013 15:53

‘Who betrayed whom?’ Ecuador considers Snowden's asylum, dubs persecution 'paradoxical'
Has Edward Snowden betrayed people of the world or certain elites in a particular country, asked Ecuador Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino as he confirmed that the whistleblower was in Russia following the asylum bid the South American country.

24.06.2013 12:22

Kerry calls Snowden ‘traitor’, warns Russia and China of impact on relations
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that America is not aware about the intended travel destination of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden but he “would be deeply troubled” if China and Russia knew about the whistleblower’s plans.

24.06.2013 10:10

Snowden exposes criminals, criminals are going for him now
Information that NSA leaker Edward Snowden is exposing can lead to trials against those involved in war crimes in Afghanistan or Iraq or in money laundering and that is why “the West is so afraid,” investigative journalist Tony Gosling told RT.

23.06.2013 17:18

UK tapping Europe’s data flows is like ‘Hollywood nightmare’ – Germany
The German Justice Minister has called the British spy agency’s massive eavesdropping of international fiber-optic cables 'a catastrophe'. Sabine Leuthesser-Scharrenberger insisted European institutions should seek clarification “straight away”.

23.06.2013 11:26

Snowden stops over in Moscow en route to 'third country' with WikiLeaks help
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly stayed overnight at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The former CIA contractor, who left Hong Kong in a bid to elude extradition to the US on espionage charges, is on his way to a ‘third country’ via Russia.

23.06.2013 07:43

New Snowden leak reveals US hacked Chinese cell companies, accessed millions of sms - report
US government has been hacking Chinese mobile operator networks to intercept millions of text messages, as well as the operator of region’s fibre optic cable network, South China Morning Post writes citing Edward Snowden.

23.06.2013 03:34

Pakistani militants kill 9 tourists and their guide in hotel shooting
A group of militants has stormed a hotel near the base camp of the Nanga Parbat peak in northern Pakistan, killing nine foreign tourists and their guide, Pakistani security officials said.

23.06.2013 04:23

NSA leaker petition hits 100,000-signature threshold in under 2 weeks
A White House petition demanding a full pardon for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has reached over 100,000 signatures since its creation on June 9, meaning the Obama administration has to review the petition’s demands and issue a response.

22.06.2013 15:38