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 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.
On the eve of the release of the WikiLeaks founder's new book, titled "When Google Met WikiLeaks," the Google executive chairman goes on the offensive.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange doesn't let the walls of the Ecuadorian embassy in London stop him from criticizing on the Google exec for allegedly collaborating with the US.
The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.
The Wikileaks founder is rumoured to be struggling with health issues on top of his legal problems in Sweden and the US.