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The Snowden leaks explained

The leaking of classified documents by former CIA and NSA contractor Edward Snowden continues to ignite controversy.

Since late May, a variety of news outlets have reported on the contents of those documents.

The BBC takes a look at just exactly what allegations have been levelled so far - and what response, if any, the US has given.

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  • 30 Oct 2013
  • From the section World
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