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Panel calls for limits on US surveillance
Recommendations include halting the NSA's collection of telephone records and new rules for spying on foreign leaders.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 00:30 GMT
Reports: NSA broke privacy rules repeatedly
US security agency's audit found 2,776 incidents of unauthorised communications collection, newspaper says.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 09:37 GMT
US spy chiefs admit snooping on Americans
Deputy director says NSA has ability to read phone records of millions of citizens while looking for one terror suspect.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 03:05 GMT
US declassifies data gathering documents
Papers reveal authorisation of bulk telephone data mining as NSA deputy is grilled at hearing over whistleblower.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 18:18 GMT
How to be a rogue superpower
The USA's implacable pursuit of Edward Snowden demonstrates the sole superpower's reach and suppression of information.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 13:06 GMT
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
Pressure mounts on US spy programme
Congressmen slam Prism as "off the tracks" and in serious violation of law as pressure mounts to change practices.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2013 01:05 GMT
UK fly alert over US spy agency whistleblower
Airlines urged not to fly Edward Snowden to UK as US prepares to prosecute contractor who leaked surveillance details.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 14:22 GMT
US to prosecute NSA leaker Snowden
US government taking steps to prosecute contractor who leaked information on wide-scale surveillance programme.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 03:10 GMT
US to review spy leak's potential damage
Move separate from criminal investigation into leaks about NSA's broad monitoring of phone and internet activity.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 01:35 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
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