US snooping: Obama`s reforms `fall short`

As President Barack Obama ordered curbs on data collected by US intelligence agencies and vowed not to monitor the communications of "our close friends and allies,`` critics said the changes do not go far enough.

Indian government wakes up to risk of Hotmail, Gmail

Worried by US spying revelations, India has begun drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications.

US President Barack Obama says he is not allowed an iPhone

He added that his daughters Sasha and Malia spend a lot of time on their iPhones.

US spied on 2010 global summit in Toronto: Report

Canadian authorities allowed the National Security Agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010, CBC News reported, citing documents shared by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Brazilian government to use anti-spying email

Brazil published a decree Tuesday, ordering all federal government agencies to use a new encrypted email system to shun spying.

Joint EU-US expert group to probe US spying on EU officials

A joint EU-US expert group is reportedly going to investigate the alleged US spying on EU officials after the revelations made by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

US infringing individual human rights: Yechury

As reports suggested the Indian Embassy in Washington was one of the 38 diplomatic missions which American intelligence agencies were spying on, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said the US was infringing individual human rights.

CPI-M asks government to protest US snooping

The CPI-M on Tuesday urged the Indian government to lodge a strong protest against the US snooping activities directed at India and demand its immediate halt.

Julian Assange denounces US `rhetoric` on danger of leaks

The founder of WikiLeaks on Sunday disputed assertions by US officials that disclosures by his anti-secrecy organisation and fellow leaker Edward Snowden have put lives at risk.

Snowden not a whistleblower worthy of protection: US Lawmaker

A top American lawmaker called on Russia to extradite Edward Snowden to the United States, arguing that the former CIA contractor is a fugitive deserving prosecution and not a whistleblower worthy of protection.

US using all legal options to get Snowden back: Obama

President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the US was "following all appropriate legal channels" to apprehend fugitive American whistleblower Edward Snowden, who fled Hong Kong and landed in Moscow.

Edward Snowden is tempting risk for Ecuadoran leader

Snowden`s whereabouts remained a mystery and his application for Ecuadoran asylum was formally just under consideration.

Lawmakers favored secrecy on surveillance: Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said US congressional leaders he briefed in 2004 on a surveillance program recently disclosed by Edward Snowden supported it, and both Republicans and Democrats wanted to keep it secret.

Where is Edward Snowden?

The whereabouts of fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden remain a mystery as the United States continues to make efforts to bring him back for trial where he has been charged with espionage.

You can`t have 100 percent privacy: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama on Friday defended the newly revealed government surveillance programmes as a small price to pay for keeping America safe from terror attacks.