Kitty Kiyan

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Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Santa Monica shooting victim dies, bringing toll to 5

A 26-year-old woman who had registered to take summer classes at Santa Monica College died Sunday from wounds she suffered in a shooting spree Friday that left four others, including her father, dead.<p>Marcela Franco was with her father, Carlos Navarro Franco, 68, in an SUV on campus when they were …

Karzai demands return of all Afghans held prisoner by the UK in Helmand

The Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, has demanded the return of Afghans held prisoner by the UK military in Helmand, giving London a two-week deadline …

Prism: claims of GCHQ circumventing law are 'fanciful nonsense', says Hague

William Hague is to make a statement to parliament on Monday to respond to allegations that GCHQ has gathered information on British citizens from …

When Your Data Is Currency, What Does Your Privacy Cost?

There was considerable mouth-dropping from publications such as <i>The New York Times</i> at initial reports this week that NSA programs are gathering both telephone records and information gleaned from large tech companies like Google and Microsoft. But as those reports have settled in, reactions have …

Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

The National Security Agency has developed a powerful tool for recording and analysing where its intelligence comes from, raising questions about its …

G8 summit success relies on hard graft, not self-congratulatory back patting

Last year it was Barack Obama's turn; next year it will be Vladimir Putin's. But this year it is David Cameron's responsibility to corral the leaders …

Delegations From Rival Koreas Meet At Panmunjom

For the first time in two years, delegations from North and South Korea sat down for talks aimed at ratcheting down escalating tensions on the peninsula.<p>The meeting took place at the symbolically significant border village of Panmunjom, where nearly 60 years ago the two sides signed an armistice …

Lawmakers: Americans don't know how carefully the government is watching

Lawmakers on both sides of a burgeoning debate over counterterrorism practices agree: Americans just don't know how carefully the government is monitoring their words and deeds in the name of national security.<p>Revelations this week that the National Security Agency has culled hoards of "meta-data" …

Chinese Cyber-Hacking Discussed At Obama-Xi Summit

A two-day summit between President Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, is being described as a "unique, positive and constructive" meeting that reportedly produced broad agreement on handling North Korea and put the thorny issue of cybersecurity at the forefront.<p>It was hoped the summit, …

Director of National Intelligence issues fact sheet on PRISM in response to leaks

After days of relatively short and vague statements on a leaked Verizon court order and a slideshow on the PRISM data collection program, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has released a statement and "fact sheet" detailing more information on what PRISM is and how it's run — at least …