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German Chancellor Merkel holds a BlackBerry Z10 smartphone featuring high security Secusite software at the booth of Secusmart during her opening tour at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover

Merkel: US spying has shattered allies’ trust

by John-Thor Dahlburg and Geir Mouson, Associated Press European leaders united in anger Thursday as they attended a summit overshadowed by reports of widespread U.S. spying on its allies -allegations German…

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US spying causes new anger in France, Mexico

by Marianne Barriaux and Michael Mainville BARRIAUX, Michael MAINVILLE The United States has become embroiled in a new row over its controversial spying programme as allies France and Mexico condemned…

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Britain faces furore over Snowden-linked detention

British authorities faced increasing pressure Monday to explain why they used anti-terror laws to detain the partner of a journalist who worked with US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. David Miranda…

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US-Russia ties damaged, not wrecked by Snowden row

by Olga Nedbaeva, Victoria Loguinova-Yakovleva Russia’s awarding of asylum to US leaker Edward Snowden dealt a new blow to already bruised relations between Moscow and Washington but it remains in…

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Russia allows Snowden ‘to leave airport’

US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was set Wednesday to leave the Moscow airport transit zone where he has been holed up for the last month after being provided with a…

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Snowden could sink Obama-Putin summit

When the Obama administration discusses matters of sensitive diplomacy, it isn’t always a model of clarity. But this week reporters have struggled to get a direct answer to what would…

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NSA is more than just a spy network, it’s global fascism

by Patrick Henningsen Despite the size and scope of Edward Snowden’s NSA whistleblowing, there’s little sign of Washington DC changing its practices, and even less of an indication that any…

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Snowden’s hopes rise on asylum offers

Hopes have risen that Edward Snowden may finally be able to leave Moscow, where he has been stranded in an airport for 14 days, after three Latin American countries offered…

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Snowden speaks from Moscow

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden broke his silence on Monday for the first time since fleeing to Moscow over a week ago, blasting the Obama administration and saying…

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Snowden: ‘Ecuador an example to the world’

Fugitive intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has thanked Ecuador for its support in his bid to avoid extradition to the US, saying the country was an “example to the world” in…