German spies revive internet snooping work with US - reports

 Germany`s BND intelligence agency has resumed joint internet surveillance with the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).

US House panel seeks information on NSA spying report

A US House of Representatives committee asked the National Security Agency on Wednesday for information about a media report that the agency, while spying on Israeli officials, also intercepted communications between the Israelis and members of Congress.

Blackberry,Tata unit tie up for secure communications system

Blackberry,Tata unit tie up for secure communications system

This high-end communication security solution is aimed at government departments.

Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

It may be a little difficult to believe but Edward Snowden has claimed that Osama bin Laden was still alive.

AT&T helped US spying on internet: Report

AT&T helped US spying on internet: Report

The US telecom giant has a productive cooperation with the NSA and this cooperation involved a broad range of classified activities.

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.

NSA also spied on several German ministers, media reports say

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has spied not only on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but also on numerous high-ranking government members such as the economy and finance ministers, German media reported on Wednesday.

US spy agency wiretapped two French finance ministers: Wikileaks

US spy agency wiretapped two French finance ministers: Wikileaks

The US National Security Agency wiretapped the communications of two successive French finance ministers and collected information on French export contracts, trade and budget talks, according to a report by WikiLeaks.

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.

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

US Congress curbs NSA surveillance, Obama says legislation will protect 'civil liberties, national security'

US Congress curbs NSA surveillance, Obama says legislation will protect 'civil liberties, national security'

The US Senate on Tuesday passed landmark legislation that ends the government’s bulk telephone data dragnet.

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 Senate advances reform bill curbing NSA spy powers

The US Senate on Tuesday advanced a landmark measure that ends the government`s bulk data collection of Americans` phone records, while reauthorizing other surveillance powers that lapsed this week.

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.

NSA starts winding down ''controversial'' surveillance programme

The United States` National Security Agency has started to wind down a controversial surveillance programme that allowed bulk collection of phone data to track terrorists in the US.

US Senate blocks bill on NSA's phone records collection

The US Senate has rejected a bill that would curb the country's National Security Agency (NSA)'s bulk collection of telephone data, leaving it uncertain the fate of the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.

Senate blocks bill that would end US bulk data dragnet

 The US Senate rejected legislation early Saturday aimed at reforming NSA intelligence gathering, a blow to President Barack Obama and others who support ending the bulk collection of Americans` telephone records.

US house approves shutting NSA's data collection programme

The US House of Representatives has voted to terminate the National Security Agency's telephone data collection programme, declared "illegal" in a federal court last week, Efe news agency reported.

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.