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US seeks to reassure France on spying, Assange urges action

Jun 25, 2015 - 9:33 AM

Barack Obama speaks by phone with his French counterpart Francois Hollande to assure him the US is no longer spying on European leaders

In this file photo, US President Barack Obama (R) meets with French President Francois Hollande (L) as part of the NATO Summit 2014 at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, Britain, September 5, 2014. Yoan Valat/Pool/EPA

France calls US spying 'unacceptable' after WikiLeaks claims

Jun 24, 2015 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED The documents – appearing to reveal spying on Jacques Chirac Nicolas Sarkozy and Hollande from 2006 to 2012 – are published by WikiLeaks in partnership with French paper Liberation and the Mediapart website

WIRETAPPED. A combination created on June 23, 2015 shows (from L) pictures of former French presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy and French President Francois Hollande. AFP photo

US says not targeting Hollande's communications in new WikiLeaks furore

Jun 24, 2015 - 9:21 AM

UPDATED France is to convene a meeting of its defense council after the communications – classed as Top Secret and revealing spying from 2006 to 2012 – are published online by WikiLeaks

US and French flags are displayed at Orly airport, south of Paris on June 5, 2009. Boris Horvat/AFP