ARTICLES RELATING TO EDWARD SNOWDEN

Accused UK spies not breaking law but need more transparency

2015-03-12 13:44

British spies, accused of undertaking mass surveillance of the public's communications, are not breaking the law nor reading everyone's emails but do need to be more open, say lawmakers.

NZ spying on neighbours for US - report

2015-03-05 19:35

New Zealand's security services have been spying on the email, phone and social media communications of the country's Pacific neighbours, reports say.

Snowden played no role in leak of Spy Cables - report

2015-02-24 16:06

Al Jazeera has denied that American information technology expert Edward Snowden played any part in leaking the now infamous Spy Cables.

Documents show UK spies stored journos' e-mails

2015-01-19 21:43

Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency stored e-mails from journalists working for several large media organisations, according to documents released by Edward Snowden.

Snowden declined Russian spy offer - friend

2015-01-12 17:04

A close ally of Edward Snowden has told filmmakers that Russia's intelligence agency sought to recruit the former NSA contractor, but he declined the offer.

Hackers sweep through the US government

2014-11-10 14:37

A $10bn-a-year federal effort to protect critical data is struggling against an onslaught of cyber attacks by thieves, hostile states and hackers.

Snowden, Pope Francis tipped for Nobel prize

2014-10-08 16:15

The race for the Nobel peace prize has rarely been as open or unpredictable, experts say, with the pope and Edward Snowden tipped as possible winners.

Christmas tree bomb plotter gets 30 years

2014-10-01 22:29

A US judge has sentenced a Somali-American man to 30 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a Christmas tree lighting celebration in Oregon.

New Zealand dismisses Snowden's spying claims

2014-09-15 13:41

New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance last year, a US journalist says, days before the country goes to the polls, provoking denials from Prime Minister John Key.

Australia, Indonesia to sign guideline on spying

2014-08-27 08:15

Australia and Indonesia are due to sign an agreement to resolve a spying scandal that took diplomatic ties to a new low, Australian media reports say.

 

Snowden says he'd like to return to Geneva

2015-03-07 09:09

Edward Snowden has made a public appeal for Switzerland to grant him asylum, saying he would like to return to live in Geneva, where he once worked undercover for the CIA.

Snowden in talks on returning home - lawyer

2015-03-04 05:00

A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden has said the fugitive former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of mass surveillance programmes was working with lawyers to return home.

Leaked Snowden program ‘used in a dozen countries’

2015-01-28 14:21

Security experts say a program used by US and British spies to record computer keystrokes was part of sophisticated hacking operations in more than a dozen countries.

Snowden documentary nominated for an Oscar

2015-01-16 18:00

Citizenfour , a documentary film about Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked documents revealing mass US surveillance activities, has earned an Oscar nomination.

Snowden’s revelations not true - UK watchdog

2014-12-06 09:02

British spies did not break laws guaranteeing human rights when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by Edward Snowden.

Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data

2014-10-29 20:51

A court document shows that British spies can help themselves to raw data gathered by the National Security Agency and other foreign intelligence partners without a warrant.

Nobel season opens with Snowden speculation

2014-10-06 11:53

Nobel season has opened up with speculation rife over fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden's prospects for the peace prize.

Snowden documentary to premiere at NY festival

2014-09-18 02:00

A documentary about Edward Snowden is a late addition to the New York Film Festival.

Turkey summons US envoy over spying claims

2014-09-01 13:51

Turkey says it has summoned the US charge d'affaires in Ankara to demand an explanation over a report that Washington has spied intensively on Turkish leaders since 2006.

Snowden gets 3 more years in Russia

2014-08-07 14:52

Edward Snowden's lawyer says the NSA whistleblower has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years.

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