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Washington Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 02:07

The Guardian and The Washington Post won a prestigious Pulitzer Prize today for reporting on secret US surveillance programs revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Greenwald back in US after NSA revelations

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 04:41

US reporter Glenn Greenwald returned to his homeland for the first time since he helped expose Washington`s vast electronic spying network, warning that more revelations are yet to come.

Snowden calls for international deal on data surveillance

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 08:49

Strasbourg: Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said on Wednesday there should be an international agreement on data collection to protect against the mass surveillance of citizens.

US intelligence had over 300 reports on Merkel: German weekly

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 01:10

US National Security Agency`s vast eavesdropping programmes amassed more than 300 reports on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Der Spiegel reported Saturday, citing information leaked by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

Obama says plan will end NSA bulk data sweep

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 00:58

President Barack Obama put forward a plan to end bulk collection of telephone records, aiming to defuse a controversy over the government`s sweeping surveillance activities on millions of Americans.

White House unveils plan to end NSA`s bulk collection of phone data

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 00:20

The Obama administration on Thursday announced details of its plan to end the government`s vast bulk collection of data about phone calls made in the United States, including new procedures to get judicial approval before asking companies for such records.

Snowden sees `turning point` in NSA reforms

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 05:14

Fugitive former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said he sees a "turning point" in the surveillance reform plans unveiled by the White House and Congress.

China demands US stop spying, explain Snowden espionage claims

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 20:18

Expressing concern over revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden alleging that NSA spied on Chinese leaders and businesses, China demanded that US explain facts and stop surveillance activities.

Former US president Carter uses snail mail to evade NSA

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 01:49

Former US president Jimmy Carter has admitted he uses snail mail to evade monitoring by the National Security Agency and that he feels such surveillance methods have been abused.

Facebook security head says public awareness `silver lining` post Snowden leaks

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 23:32

Facebook`s security chief has reportedly said that it was a good thing that people have now started to care more about security following the controversial NSA leaks by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Snowden`s latest bombshell: `NSA can record all of a country`s phone calls`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:26

The National Security Agency has developed a surveillance system that can record 100 percent of a foreign country`s telephone calls, The Washington Post reported late Tuesday.

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 15:29

The US government announced Friday it was giving up its key role overseeing the Internet`s technical operations, handing over those functions to "the global multi-stakeholder community."