Jul 14, 2014

Snowden slams Britain's planned emergency surveillance laws

Fugitive U.S. intelligence expert Edward Snowden attacked British plans for emergency laws to allow police and security services greater access to Internet and phone data on Sunday. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, to whom the former National Security Agency contractor revealed the ...

With vote to curb immigration, Swiss roil Europe

Feb 11, 2014

With vote to curb immigration, Swiss roil Europe

The choice by Swiss voters to impose new curbs on immigration is sending shock waves through the European Union. The bloc’s leaders warn it violates the “sacred principle” of freedom of movement and politicians worry about its impact on other anti-immigration pushes. Here’s a ...

Jan 8, 2014

U.S. immigration overhaul gains steam

After last year’s confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws. It will require a deft and careful use of his powers, combining a public campaign in the ...