Edward Snowden's original, one-year deal with the Russian government had expired July 31. The NSA leaker's new deal is retroactive to August 1.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.
The self-proclaimed whistleblower issues a statement before human rights organizations in Russia on Friday asking for temporary asylum until he can travel to Latin America.
After sending out dozens of asylum requests to countries around the world, it's looking like NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden may be able to take up residence in Latin America.
Russia's leader had said Monday that Edward Snowden could stay in Russia as long as he stopped "his work aimed at harming our American partners."
The Guatemalan government declines to offer the millionaire fugitive a safe haven. And then McAfee was rushed to the hospital after having two heart attacks, according to reports.
The embattled Assange is at the center of a diplomatic standoff in London. It's the latest twist in a saga over a legal case in Sweden, with undertones of potential espionage charges in the U.S.
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange will reportedly receive asylum from the Ecuadorean government, according to a U.K. newspaper. But the country's president takes to Twitter to say no decision has been made.
The premiere of "Citizenfour," a new movie about Edward Snowden, reveals that Lindsay Mills, the girlfriend he was said to have deserted, has moved to be with him.
Officials in the South American nation are considering a request for political asylum from the WikiLeaks founder, who faces extradation from the U.K. to Sweden.