Edward Snowden

10:19am

Wed July 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Ecuador Says Its London Embassy Was Bugged

A covert microphone was found in the office of the Ecuadorean ambassador in London, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ricardo Patiño announced during a news conference in Quito.
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Ecuador's foreign minister says a microphone has been found hidden inside the country's embassy in London, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been living for the past year. The listening device was found last month, says Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño, when he traveled to the embassy to meet with Assange.

The covert microphone was reportedly discovered in the office of the ambassador, Ana Alban.

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11:42am

Tue July 2, 2013

5:00am

Tue July 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Snowden Seeks Asylum In 20-Plus Nations, Gives Up On Russia

Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 6:54 am

Edward Snowden, seen during a video interview with The Guardian.
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With help from a WikiLeaks lawyer, the young American who admits he leaked information about National Security Agency surveillance programs has now asked more than 20 nations to give him asylum.

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7:34am

Mon July 1, 2013
Politics

EU Officials Question Kerry On 'Unacceptable' Spying Claims

Originally published on Mon July 1, 2013 9:18 am

European Union officials spoke to Secretary of State John Kerry about claims that the U.S. spied on EU offices in America. Kerry is in Brunei for a security conference.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hearing from European allies who are upset with recent reports that the U.S. has spied on its friends. The European Union's top diplomat asked Kerry about the reports at a security conference Monday. Other officials say the case could derail talks on free trade.

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6:23am

Mon July 1, 2013
The Two-Way

Ecuador Backs Off NSA Leaker Snowden, Citing Asylum Rules

Originally published on Mon July 1, 2013 4:25 pm

(This post was updated at 6:17 p.m.)

Fugitive former NSA contractor Edward Snowden said in a letter released Monday that he was "unbowed" and thanked his "new friends" for his continued liberty.

The letter is the first time Snowden has broken his silence since he fled to Moscow eight days ago, and it comes on the same day Russian immigration officials say he applied for political asylum in the country.

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