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Snowden hid copies of secret NSA documents in case something happens to him

Snowden hid copies of secret NSA documents in case something happens to him

A trove of classified documents supplied to The Guardian newspaper by NSA leaker Edward Snowden has been copied and shared with several people around the globe, journalist Glenn Greenwald told…

Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in prostitution case

Berlusconi sentenced to seven years in prostitution case

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of office in a sex-for hire case. Although the court banned him from holding…

NSA leaker Snowden stops over in Moscow en route to ‘third country’ with WikiLeaks help

NSA leaker Snowden stops over in Moscow en route to ‘third country’ with WikiLeaks help

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has stayed overnight at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The former CIA contractor, who left Hong Kong in a bid to elude extradition to the US on espionage charges,…

‘Cannot live with violence that shames Brazil,’ president says as protesters block intl airport

‘Cannot live with violence that shames Brazil,’ president says as protesters block intl airport

Although Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pledged to hold dialogue with protesters, there were no signs that the demonstrators, most of whom are students and the middle class, are going to…

LulzSec hackers handed down prison terms, suspended sentence

LulzSec hackers handed down prison terms, suspended sentence

Members of the British LulzSec hacking group were sentenced for a series of global cyber-attacks in 2011. Two of the hacktivists have received prison terms, one will be sent to…

Leaving Earth: 78,000 apply for a one-way ticket to Mars

Leaving Earth: 78,000 apply for a one-way ticket to Mars

The Mars One project to establish the first human settlement on the Red Planet by 2023 has received 78,000 applications in just two weeks, with as many as 500,000 expected…

Gold price set for worst 2-day loss in 30 years

Gold price set for worst 2-day loss in 30 years

Gold is headed for its biggest two-day drop in 30 years being below $1,400 per ounce for the first time since March 2011 in the wake of underwhelming Chinese growth…

Maduro wins Venezuela elections by narrow margin

Maduro wins Venezuela elections by narrow margin

With the vote split almost equally acting President Nicolas Maduro has won Venezuelan presidential election to replace Hugo Chavez. The opposition leader Henrique Capriles however claimed fraud on the part…

Margaret Thatcher dies

Margaret Thatcher dies

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died peacefully on Monday morning following a stroke. She was 87 years old. The death of the politician, known as the Iron Lady,…

N. Korea says it has final approval for nuclear attack on US

N. Korea says it has final approval for nuclear attack on US

North Korean army says it has final approval for nuclear attack on the US, the official KCNA news agency says. This comes shortly after the Pentagon said the US military…