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  • Snowden lauds reporter for exposing flaws in UIDAI system

    Snowden attacks Aadhaar authorities, says journalist who exposed data breach deserves an award

    India | January 09, 2018 12:00 IST

    Criticising Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Twitter, Snowden said instead of an investigation, the journalist needed to be rewarded for exposing that the Aadhaar data was not fullproof and could be obtained at a cost of only Rs 50

  • snowden would go to prison to return to us

    Snowden would go to prison to return to US

    World | October 07, 2015 21:29 IST

    London: Edward Snowden has asked that he be allowed to return to the US and go to jail for leaking details of National Security Agency (NSA) programmes to intercept electronic communications data on a vast

  • nicolas cage to play intelligence official in snowden

    Nicolas Cage to play intelligence official in 'Snowden'

    Hollywood | February 24, 2015 12:10 IST

    Los Angeles: Actor Nicolas Cage has joined the cast of Oliver Stone's “ Snowden”, which is based on the whistleblower Edward Snowden's story.Cage will play the role of a former US Intelligence Official in the

  • 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

  • washington post guardian win pulitzers for nsa revelations

    Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations, Snowden says prize a 'vindication'

    World | April 15, 2014 10:09 IST

    New York: Washington Post and Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service on Monday for revealing the US government's sweeping surveillance programmes in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied

  • snowden gets nobel prize nomination from noregian mps

    Snowden gets Nobel prize nomination from Noregian MPs

    World | January 30, 2014 9:13 IST

    Oslo : Two Norwegian parliamentarians Thursday sent a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, nominating the US whistleblower Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel peace prize.Baard Vegard Solhjell, a former Norwegian minister from the Socialist

  • former us envoy says snowden should be hanged as a traitor

    Former US envoy says, Snowden should be hanged as a traitor

    World | December 18, 2013 9:42 IST

    Washington: Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton has said whistleblower Edward Snowden should be hanged for treason. “My view is that Snowden committed treason, he ought to be convicted of that, and

  • snowden would help brazil if given asylum report

    Snowden would help Brazil if given asylum: Report

    World | December 17, 2013 15:07 IST

    Rio De Janeiro: National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wrote in "an open letter to the Brazilian people'' that he would be willing to help Brazil's government investigate US spying on its soil, but that

  • revealed nsa tracks more than 5 billion cellphones daily

    Revealed: NSA tracks more than 5 billion cellphones daily

    World | December 05, 2013 9:34 IST

    Washington: The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.The NSA inadvertently gathers the location records of "tens

  • snowden ready to help german probe into us spying

    Snowden ready to help German probe into US Spying

    World | November 02, 2013 11:25 IST

    Berlin : US whistleblower Edward Snowden is willing to help the German government to probe the US spying in Germany, including alleged monitoring of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone communications, Xinhua reported.According to a Snowden letter

  • malala snowden nominated for european union prize

    Malala, Snowden nominated for European Union prize

    World | September 17, 2013 9:56 IST

    Brussels: European lawmakers have nominated several candidates for the bloc's top human rights prize, including Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.The European parliament said in a statement late on Monday they

  • snowden travelled to india before 2011 wall street journal

    Snowden travelled to India before 2011: Wall Street Journal

    World | August 29, 2013 17:51 IST

    Washington: CIA contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked some of America's most closely guarded secrets, had travelled to India before 2011 but did not report the trip during his background-check process."The background checkers failed to verify

  • snowden asylum limited blow to russia us ties experts

    Snowden asylum 'limited blow' to Russia-US ties: Experts

    World | August 02, 2013 7:35 IST

    Moscow, Aug 2: After 40 days of being stranded in a Moscow airport, fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden received temporary asylum in Russia. However, experts say that despite an apparent desire for the least

  • us disappointed at snowden s asylum in russia

    US disappointed at Snowden's asylum in Russia

    World | August 02, 2013 6:43 IST

    Washington, August 2: The White House has expressed "extreme disappointment" at Russia's grant of temporary asylum to fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.Washington said it was evaluating a scheduled presidential summit in September, Xinhua reported."We

  • snowden may get temporary shelter if granted asylum in

    Snowden may get temporary shelter if granted asylum in Moscow

    World | July 29, 2013 20:46 IST

    Moscow, July 29: Fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden could be placed in a temporary refugee shelter outside Moscow if his asylum request is approved by Russia, officials said on Monday."The thing is that there

  • snowden could leave moscow airport in a week

    Snowden could leave Moscow airport in a week

    World | July 18, 2013 13:29 IST

    Moscow, July 18: Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could be allowed to leave the Moscow airport in a week to await a decision on his request for asylum in Russia, an attorney for the

  • russia us ties more important than snowden putin

    Russia-US ties more important than Snowden: Putin

    World | July 17, 2013 17:20 IST

    Moscow, July 17: The relationship between Russia and the US is more important than any intelligence scandal, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday."International relations, in my opinion, are more important than the special services' hassles," Putin

  • snowden officially seeks temporary asylum in russia

    Snowden officially seeks temporary asylum in Russia

    World | July 17, 2013 6:54 IST

    Moscow, July 17: Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower, has filed an official request for temporary asylum in Russia, lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said Tuesday."Because Snowden cannot leave the transit area of the Sheremetyevo (Airport), he completed

  • snowden to leave russia when opportunity emerges putin

    Snowden to leave Russia when opportunity emerges: Putin

    World | July 16, 2013 9:11 IST

    Moscow, July 16: American whistleblower Edward Snowden will leave Russia when the opportunity emerges, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said."He has arrived in our territory without invitation, he didn't fly to us, he arrived as

  • journalist edward snowden has blueprints to nsa

    Journalist: Edward Snowden has 'blueprints' to NSA

    World | July 15, 2013 11:43 IST

    Rio de Janeiro, Jul 15: Edward Snowden has highly sensitive documents on how the National Security Agency is structured and operates that could harm the U.S. government, but has insisted that they not be made