White House says Snowden should 'come home, be judged'

 The White House rejected a call on Tuesday to pardon Edward Snowden, saying the former intelligence contractor should "be judged by a jury of his peers" for leaking US government secrets.

Edward Snowden should `come home, be judged`

The White House rejected a call Tuesday to pardon Edward Snowden, saying the former intelligence contractor should "be judged by a jury of his peers" for leaking US government secrets.

'Citizenfour' director sues US government officials
'Citizenfour' director sues US government officials

The Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras is suing the US government demanding to know why she has repeatedly been subjected to "Kafkaesque harassment" at airports across the world.

Edward Snowden filmmaker sues US govt over border stops

Filmmaker Laura Poitras, whose documentary about fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden won an Oscar, is suing the US government to find out why she was repeatedly detained at immigration checkpoints.

NSA`s high-level spy targets

France "will not tolerate" security threats from alleged US espionage, President Francois Hollande declared Wednesday, after leaked documents appeared to reveal that the US National Security Agency spied on three French leaders including himself.

'Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files'
'Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files'

Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached
Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

A journalist who published the first reports from Edward Snowden`s leaked documents offered a detailed rebuttal Monday to allegations that Russian and Chinese spies accessed the former intelligence contractor`s files.

Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files: Reports
Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files: Reports

Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.

Germany drops probe into alleged US tapping of Merkel cellphone
Germany drops probe into alleged US tapping of Merkel cellphone

Germany`s chief prosecutor has dropped a probe into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel`s mobile phone by US intelligence agencies, his office said Friday.

Post-Snowden, UK watchdog issues online spying report

The man responsible for reviewing Britain's anti-terrorism laws called Thursday for more judicial oversight over data interception as ministers prepare legislation firming up the powers of security services following leaks by Edward Snowden.

Lawyer reveals Snowden meeting with Argentine president

An attorney for ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Saturday that the whistleblower met Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner in April and discussed US surveillance operations.

Edward Snowden: World is rejecting mass surveillance

Legislation ending the US government's bulk collection of telephone data is "a historic victory for the rights of every citizen," former intelligence analyst Edward

Edward Snowden awarded freedom of expression prize in Norway

Former security contractor Edward Snowden won a Norwegian prize for freedom of expression Tuesday and received yet another invitation to leave his exile and receive the award in person.

Curbing of US spy powers is `historic`: Edward Snowden

Fugitive former US security contractor Edward Snowden on Tuesday hailed as "historic" efforts to end the bulk collection of Americans` phone records, while urging campaigners to go further.

US anti-terror spying legality expires

 The legal authority for US spy agencies to bulk collect Americans` phone data has expired after the Senate failed to reach a deal, media reported on Monday.

US Senate to let NSA spy program lapse, at least for now
US Senate to let NSA spy program lapse, at least for now

The legal authority for US spy agencies` collection of Americans` phone records and other data was set to expire at midnight on Sunday after the US Senate failed to pass legislation extending the powers.

US House passes bill ending NSA bulk data collection
US House passes bill ending NSA bulk data collection

The US House of Representatives voted Wednesday to end the NSA`s dragnet collection of telephone data from millions of Americans, a controversial program revealed in 2013 by former security contractor Edward Snowden.

US `concerned` over reported Chinese global censorship tool

The United States expressed concern Friday over reports China has used a powerful censorship tool dubbed "Great Cannon" to attack websites around the world.

German spying scandal shows scale of problem: Snowden

 The scandal over Germany`s alleged joint spying with the US on European officials and companies confirms the "massive" scale of international espionage going on, fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden said in comments published in the German press Friday.

US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

The Obama administration today unveiled a 6-year-old report examining a once-secret programme to collect information on Americans' calls and emails, as debate gears up over the coming expiration of a Bush-era surveillance law.