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Edward Snowden stands for election as Glasgow University rector

Glasgow - NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has accepted a nomination to stand in the upcoming election for the post of rector at Glasgow University, one of Scotland’s leading seats of learning.

Video: Assange on Latin America, NSA surveillance and Snowden

London - Eva Gollinger of RT Spanish interviewed Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London about US interception of communications in Latin America, Snowden, whistleblowers and journalists in general and also the upcoming film on WikiLeaks and Assange.

Video: Snowden speaks at 2013 Sam Adams Award dinner in Moscow

Moscow - Courtesy of WikiLeaks, video clips have been released including a speech given by Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower, at the dinner where he received the 2013 Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence, at an unnamed location in Moscow, Russia.

EU Parliament names Snowden finalist for the 2013 Sakharov Prize

Brussels - The European Parliament has named Edward Snowden, NSA Whistleblower, a finalist for the coveted and prestigious international human rights award, the 2013 Sakharov Prize. Jesselyn Radack of GAP read a statement by Snowden to the EU Parliament on Monday.

Edward Snowden honored with 2013 Whistleblower Prize

Washington - To further cement his credentials as a whistleblower in the eyes of the world, Edward Snowden has been awarded the 2013 Whistleblower Prize by a coalition which includes Transparency International Germany.

IP within US Senate edited Snowden Wikipedia to read 'traitor'

The description on Edward Snowden's Wikipedia page was edited by an anonymous source within the US Senate to read "American traitor" instead of "American dissident."

Snowden: NSA paid $150m in secret funding to UK's GCHQ

Bude - The latest release from Edward Snowden's collection of damning evidence against the NSA shows that the agency has made secret payments of at least $150 million to the UK's GCHQ spying agency over three years.

Ed Snowden gets entry papers for Russia, leaves Moscow airport

Moscow - Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower has been issued papers to allow him into Russian territory, according to his legal representative. Reportedly, he has already left Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. (Updated).

No walking papers for Snowden yet

Moscow - Contrary to earlier reports by the Russian media, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden had not received travel documentation that would have allowed him to exit the transit bay at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

'Lo siento': Spain apologizes to Bolivia over Evo Morales debacle

La Paz - In the wake of the problems caused by various European countries believing NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, was on board the Bolivian president's plane recently, Spain has now officially apologized for its part in the whole mess.

Statement to Human Rights organizations by Edward Snowden

Moscow - A statement was delivered by Edward Joseph Snowden to human rights organizations and individuals at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport today, as he states that he is applying for asylum in Russia.

Spain tries to defuse row with Bolivia over Morales' plane

Madrid - Spain is trying to defuse a diplomatic spat on Friday, over Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane and its diversion, due to suspicions that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was stowed-away on board.

Bolivian presidential plane grounded over Snowden suspicions

Vienna - After attending a major gas supplier summit in Moscow, Bolivian president Evo Morales left, only to be forced to land in Austria over suspicions that Edward Snowden had stowed away on board the presidential plane.

Spain says 'no' to Snowden asylum, Europe may be a problem

Madrid - On Tuesday, Spain's Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo completely ruled out any chances of asylum for Edward Snowden in Spain. Other European countries also have a problem with the request.

NSA whistleblower Snowden applies for asylum in 21 countries

Moscow - While Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, languishes in Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, he has now sent out a number of requests for asylum or asylum assistance, bringing a total of 21 countries approached by him.

Video: Julian Assange interviewed by ABC News

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was interviewed by George Stephanopoulos of ABC News with questions on the Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower story. Assange is asked what the situation currently is with Snowden.

EU demands ‘full clarification’ over NSA spying

Brussels - The president of the European parliament has demanded an explanation from the US government over the latest news of the NSA surveillance of EU diplomatic missions in Washington, New York and Brussels.

Upcoming leak: NSA can store a billion cell phone calls (video)

Chicago - In a conference held on Friday, Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian newspaper opened up about Snowden the man, and also gave a hint at the next big, upcoming leak, sourced from the NSA whistleblower.

EU diplomats in Washington, New York and Brussels spied on by NSA

A document cited by Der Spiegel magazine is reporting that not only were European citizens spied on by the NSA, but also employees of EU diplomatic missions in both Washington and the UN. Updated with video.

Ecuador thumbs nose at US trade ‘blackmail’ over Snowden

As the Edward Snowden mystery-thriller continues, Ecuador has renounced trade benefits, which the US had threatened to revoke. The Latin American country offered funding for human rights education for Americans instead.

Snowden may make US return under certain conditions says father

Moscow - Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for espionage, currently stuck in diplomatic no-man’s land at Moscow Airport transit zone, may return to the US of his own volition, provided certain conditions are met, says his father Lonnie Snowden.

Ecuador’s Correa on Snowden: 'World order unjust and immoral!'

Quito - Ecuador is facing heavy criticism in the US media for potentially granting political asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has responded with scalding online remarks.

Greenwald: Snowden files are safe should anything happen to him

Journalist Glenn Greenwald told the Daily Beast on Tuesday that a trove of classified documents supplied to The Guardian has been copied, encrypted and shared around with several people worldwide, in case something happens to Edward Snowden.

Video: WikiLeak's Kristinn Hrafnsson speaks on Edward Snowden

On Monday, Julian Assange confirmed that Edward Snowden was "in a safe place" together with Sarah Harrison, a WikiLeaks representative. RT interviewed Kristinn Hrafnsson, WikiLeaks representative in Iceland, on the story.

Assange: Snowden 'safe and healthy' — did not disclose location

Moscow - While mystery currently surrounds the location of the NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, reportedly heading to Cuba for onward travel to Ecuador, but not seen on the plane, we hear that he is safe and well. Updated with video.

Wikileaks’ Assange: Snowden may get political asylum in Iceland

Hong Kong - According to reports yesterday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been in touch with representatives of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, with a view to helping Snowden obtain political asylum in Iceland.

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