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Secret court okays continued US surveillance
US intelligence director announces renewal of controversial telephone surveillance programme amid privacy concerns.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 06:17 GMT
Snowden 'likely' to pick Venezuela for asylum
Journalist Glenn Greenwald says whistleblower probably bound for nation with more leverage in "international affairs".
Last updated: 10 Jul 2013 03:34 GMT
Venezuela's Maduro offers Snowden a home
Leader says whistleblower is "persecuted by the empire" as Bolivia President Morales questions recent flying debacle.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 23:56 GMT
Bolivia denies Snowden on president's plane
Country says President Evo Morales' plane forced to land in Austria because whistleblower Snowden thought to be onboard.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2013 13:47 GMT
Snowden's asylum options dwindle
A number of countries spurn asylum requests by US whistleblower who has been holed up at Moscow airport.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 16:52 GMT
Snowden applies for asylum in 20 countries
WikiLeaks says whistleblower who spoke out on Monday seeking asylum in 20 countries, including Germany and China.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 14:23 GMT
Snowden applies for asylum in Russia
US whistleblower has applied for asylum in 15 countries, including Russia, New York Times quotes officials as saying.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 20:29 GMT
EU politicians demand probe into US bugging
US security agency spied on EU computer networks in Washington and at UN, according to German magazine Der Spiegel.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2013 19:50 GMT
Biden asks Ecuador to refuse Snowden asylum
US vice-president relates "cordial request" not to shelter NSA whistleblower, Ecuadorean president says.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2013 20:29 GMT
Ecuador tells US to explain its spy programme
FM Ricardo Patino says Washington should give thorough explanation to citizens of world after NSA surveillance scandal.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2013 11:12 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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