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WikiLeaks 'helps Snowden asylum'

WikiLeaks has claimed that it helped with US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden's "political asylum in a democratic country, travel papers and safe exit from Hong Kong".

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US in 'Hong Kong talks' over Snowden extradition bid

US officials are speaking to authorities in Hong Kong in a bid to extradite National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, a White House advisor has told CBS News.

Whistleblower Edward Snowden is currently in Hong Kong. Credit: Guardian/Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras

"Our law enforcement officials are in conversation ... with the Hong Kong authorities at this point", outgoing White House National Security Advisor Tom Donilon was quoted as saying.

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