WikiLeaks: US serves Snowden extradition request

The US has served an extradition request on Icelandfor the fugitive Edward Snowden, according to the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy organisation.


We can confirm that a US extradition request for Mr. Snowden has been served on Iceland. #snowden

Iceland is one of 21 countries where Mr Snowden is said to have applied for asylum.


Snowden 'not accepted asylum'

WikiLeaks has said US intelligence agency leaker Edward Snowden has "not yet formally accepted" an asylum offer from Venezuela. It came after a senior Russian politician clarified an earlier tweet that Mr Snowden has accepted an offer from Venezuela