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The Guardian wins an Emmy for coverage of NSA revelations

Alan Rusbridger, Guardian editor

The Guardian US has won an Emmy for its groundbreaking coverage of Edward Snowden’s disclosures about mass surveillance by US intelligence agencies. The Guardian’s multimedia interactive feature NSA Decoded was announced as the winner in the new approaches: current news

Is President Poroshenko Taking Orders from the CIA?

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While the death toll among civilians is growing in Ukraine the United States continues its policy aimed at escalation of the conflict. It offers all kinds of support to Kiev including military aid. Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow said the

Four ways Edward Snowden changed the world – and why the fight’s not over

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Thursday marks one year since the Guardian published the first in a series of eye-opening stories about surveillance based on documents provided by Edward Snowden. The events in the 52 weeks since have proven him to be the most significant

How many criminals have NSA’s phone records busted? Maybe one

House Select Intelligence Committee Holds Hearing On Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

The U.S. Congress needs to help restore global trust in the nation’s technology vendors by reining in surveillance programs at the National Security Agency, an industry representative told lawmakers Tuesday. Recent revelations about NSA surveillance programs have created a “misimpression”

Snowden will help Germany investigate NSA spying if granted asylum

Demonstrator supporting fugitive former U.S. NSA contractor Snowden holds up a banner outside Reichstag in Berlin

Edward Snowden is offering Germany his help with investigating NSA spying activities on its soil, if Berlin grants him political asylum, Stern reports, citing correspondence with the whistleblower. “I have a great respect for Germany,” Snowden wrote to the German

After Boston Bombings, Putin Calls for US-Russia Intelligence Sharing

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MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has often complained that he battles alone against terrorism by Islamic extremists. Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Washington and Moscow Thursday to share security information to fight terrorism. Putin said the need for