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    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to interview Edward Snowden, users can submit questions

    December 13, 2016 22:16 IST

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will interview National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden today on micro-blogging website’s live streaming app Periscope.

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    Snowden risked US national security, says White house amid plea for his clemency

    World | September 15, 2016 11:33 IST

    The White House has reiterated that Edward Snowden, a former CIA contractor who leaked classified government documents, is not a whistleblower and someone who put at risk the lives of Americans and the national security.

  • edward snowden gets 47gb of twitter notifications

    Edward Snowden gets 47GB of Twitter notifications

    October 03, 2015 18:42 IST

    New York: Edward Snowden may have found the excitement around his joining Twitter flattering, but that has actually left him flabbergasted.Snowden has been left grappling with what to do with a whopping 47GB of emails

  • edward snowden joins twitter follows only nsa

    Edward Snowden joins Twitter, follows only NSA

    World | September 30, 2015 10:12 IST

    New York: Edward Snowden, who has confounded U.S. officials since his abrupt departure from the country two years ago, has just found a new megaphone in Twitter.The former National Security Agency worker who leaked classified

  • council of europe calls on us to allow snowden return

    Council of Europe calls on US to allow Snowden return

    World | March 19, 2015 7:34 IST

    Strasbourg:The Committee of Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has called on the US to allow whistle-blower Edward Snowden to return without fear of criminal prosecution.A

  • snowden files now snare canadian spy agency

    Snowden files now snare Canadian spy agency

    World | January 29, 2015 19:04 IST

    Ottawa: Canada's electronic spy agency intercepts and analyses millions of videos and documents downloaded online everyday by people around the world to identify extremists, media reported.The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) project, named "Levitation", was carried

  • shailene woodley to play edward snowden s girlfriend

    Shailene Woodley to play Edward Snowden's girlfriend

    Hollywood | November 17, 2014 17:20 IST

    Los Angeles: Actress Shailene Woodley is reportedly in talks to portray US whistleblower Edward Snowden's girlfriend in “The Snowden Files”.The 23-year-old would portray the role of Lindsay Mills, a dancer who recently moved to Moscow

  • citizenfour snowden documentary releases in us

    'Citizenfour', Snowden documentary, releases in US

    Hollywood | October 28, 2014 17:01 IST

    San Francisco: "Citizenfour," a documentary about former US intelligence operative Edward Snowden, garnered praise and criticism over the weekend in its debut at US theatres, while the US remains divided between those who consider him

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    'NSA employees routinely pass around intercepted nude photos'

    World | July 19, 2014 9:43 IST

    New Delhi: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden continues to shock with disclosures about government surveillance a full year after he first went public. Previous reports based on documents leaked by Snowden have said that sexy images

  • in 2010 nsa was authorised to carry out surveillance on bjp

    In 2010 NSA was authorised to carry out surveillance on BJP

    Politics | July 01, 2014 15:10 IST

    Washington: America's top spy agency was authorised by a US court in 2010 to carry out surveillance on the BJP along with five other political organisations across the globe, including Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Pakistan

  • whistleblower edward snowden may extend asylum in russia

    Whistleblower Edward Snowden may extend asylum in Russia

    World | June 05, 2014 7:07 IST

    Moscow: Fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden could extend his refugee status in Russia, his lawyer said on Wednesday."Everything is fine, we are dealing with issues to extend the status, so everything is ok," Interfax

  • brazil denies edward snowden s request for asylum

    Brazil denies Edward Snowden's request for asylum

    World | June 03, 2014 8:32 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian foreign ministry on Monday denied that US intelligence contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden has formally requested Brazil for asylum.In an interview aired by local TV station Globo Sunday evening, Snowden, whose temporary

  • u.s. secret service wants to kill me says edward snowden

    U.S. secret service wants to kill me, says Edward Snowden

    World | January 27, 2014 11:47 IST

    Berlin: Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden claimed on Sunday that US government officials are out to kill him. They ‘want to kill me', he said  in an interview with a German public

  • the person of the year 2013 edward snowden

    The person of the year 2013: Edward Snowden

    World | December 30, 2013 6:54 IST

    New Delhi: 2013 has lived up to its billing of being an entirely nasty year. The simple chore for us here is to sift through the year's massive luggage of political and socio economic actions

  • india raises snooping issue again with us

    India raises snooping issue again with US

    India | December 04, 2013 18:17 IST

    New Delhi: Concerned over US intelligence snooping over it as revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, India has raised the issue with the Deputy Chief of Mission of the US embassy here protesting against spying which

  • australian pm defends spying on indonesian president

    Australian PM defends spying on Indonesian President

    World | November 19, 2013 20:19 IST

    Melbourne: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today defended as “reasonable” his country's spying activities as he rejected Indonesia's demand for an apology over the alleged snooping on its President that has triggered diplomatic tension between

  • text of snowden letter released by german lawmaker

    Text of Snowden letter released by German lawmaker

    World | November 01, 2013 21:16 IST

    Berlin: The text of a letter that German lawmaker Hans-Christian Stroebele says National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden gave him during a meeting on Thursday in Moscow. Stroebele released the letter on Friday.“To whom it

  • snowden is not a patriot obama

    Snowden is not a patriot: Obama

    World | August 10, 2013 9:27 IST

    Washington, Aug 10:  Days after a U.S. lawmaker compared Edward Snowden with Mahatma Gandhi, the U.S. President Barack Obama said the former whistleblower who leaked to the world the secretive internet and phone surveillance programs,

  • obama disappointed in russia s snowden decision

    Obama 'disappointed' in Russia's Snowden decision

    World | August 07, 2013 10:23 IST

    Burbank, California, Aug 7: President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he was “disappointed” that Russia had granted temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, defying Obama administration demands that the former government contractor

  • us extremely disappointed with russia over snowden asylum

    US 'extremely disappointed' with Russia over Snowden asylum

    World | August 02, 2013 10:37 IST

    Washington, Aug 2: Expressing “extreme disappointment” on Russia's decision to give temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the U.S. has said that it is evaluating its ties with the country now.“We are extremely disappointed that the

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