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  1. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Partner of Snowden journalist detained at London’s Heathrow for 9 hours

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... tactics was detained for almost nine hours on Sunday at London Heathrow Airport under British anti-terror legislation. Metropolitan Police confirmed that David Miranda, husband of journalist Glenn Greenwald, was held up as he passed through the airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin. “A 28-year-old man was detained at Heathrow Airport under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000,” ...

  2. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Edward Snowden 'applies for political asylum in Russia'

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 11:13pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport late on Sunday. “At 10.30pm yesterday (Sunday), British citizen Sarah Harrison turned up at the consulate department at Sheremetyevo airport and submitted a request from Snowden about granting him asylum,” a consular officer at Sheremetyevo airport, Kim Shevchenko, told reporters. Sarah Harrison is an employee of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, who ...

  3. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Snowden reported to be staying outside Moscow

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... about his future, Kucherena added. Since he arrived in Moscow from Hong Kong on June 23, Snowden has only been spotted in public once, when he left the airport on August 1 with Kucherena and WikiLeaks staffer Sarah Harrison. Countless attempts by journalists to smoke him out of hiding in the airport's transit zone and capsule hotel were unsuccessful, leading to speculation that he ...

  4. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Russia condemns France, Spain and Portugal for blocking Morales’ flight

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 06:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... could not have taken Snowden even if he had wanted to, because the US fugitive was staying in Sheremetyevo international airport and is being denied access past Russian passport control. Morales’s plane left from another international airport on the other end of Moscow called Vnukovo, which is primarily used by visiting dignitaries, as well as Russian government officials. ...

  5. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Edward Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 04:08pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... he is able to travel to a Latin American country, he told a group of activists and officials yesterday. Encamped at a Russian airport evading the reach of United States authorities, Snowden ... Sheremetyevo airport. He has been living in its transit area since arriving on June 23 from Hong Kong, where he made his initial revelations. Snowden, 30, in remarks relayed by the anti-secrecy group ...

  6. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Snowden's father contacts him despite legal advice

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... than five weeks stranded in a Moscow airport avoiding extradition to the United States. Snowden is wanted by Washington on espionage charges linked to his media disclosures about the secret ...

  7. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Snowden stayed at Russia’s Hong Kong consulate for two days

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 08:28pm by AFP

    ... to Cuba the next day despite having a reservation. He spent more than a month in the transit zone of Sheremetyevo International Airport until Russia gave him temporary asylum. ...

  8. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Logistical nightmare clouds Edward Snowden's asylum hopes

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... applied to for protection last week. The fugitive himself remained hidden out of sight in a Moscow airport transit zone for the 15th day on Sunday after arriving there upon spilling his US ... that Snowden had better quickly decide himself where he wanted to go. But Snowden’s options at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport are limited because the only flights to Latin America are routed through ...

  9. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Venezuela offers NSA leaker Snowden fresh hope of asylum

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 11:14am by AFP

    ... President Nicolas Maduro announces plan to protect NSA whistle-blower from 'persecution' US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden remained stranded in a Moscow airport for a 14th ... airport. He has been stripped of his passport by the US and a refugee pass initially believed to have been offered to him by Ecuador has since been declared invalid. Maduro visited Moscow ...

  10. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Britain faces furore over Snowden-linked detention

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 08:14pm by Reuters

    ... Greenwald, was held for nine hours on Sunday at London’s Heathrow Airport where he was in transit from Berlin to Rio de Janeiro. He was released without charge. The White House on Monday said it had ... and airports to determine whether they are involved in planning terrorist acts. The opposition Labour Party urged the authorities to explain how they could justify using Schedule 7 to detain Miranda, ...




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