Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail

2017-02-21 22:30

A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a sentence over involvement in a US interrogation programme.

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over tweets, Russia

2017-01-15 22:25

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan has ripped into Donald Trump for "talking and tweeting" about possibly easing sanctions against Russia.

Alleged hacking Putin's revenge on Clinton - report

2016-12-15 09:55

US intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in hacking during the American election campaign as part of a vendetta against Hillary Clinton, NBC News reports.

CIA boss warns of Russian hacking

2016-09-12 08:11

CIA Director John Brennan has warned that Russia has "exceptionally capable and sophisticated" computer capabilities and that the US must be on guard.

CIA declassifies Nixon, Ford briefings

2016-08-25 09:19

The CIA has declassified a trove of secret daily briefings given to presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, offering fresh insights into pivotal moments in Cold War history.

US efforts have not impacted ISIS's global reach: CIA

2016-06-16 18:52

The Islamic State group has suffered major losses in Iraq and Syria but retains the ability to conduct attacks around the world, says CIA Director John Brennan.

CIA spy claims proof of West trying to effect regime change - ANC

2016-05-15 15:41

A report that a tip from a CIA spy to authorities during apartheid led to former president Nelson Mandela's arrest in 1962 is proof that western powers were trying to destabilise former liberation movements in Southern Africa, the ANC says.

Ex-CIA agent loses appeal against extradition

2016-04-26 19:59

Portugal's Constitutional Court has rejected a former CIA operative's appeal against her extradition to Italy to serve a six-year sentence for her part in the US extraordinary renditions programme, a court official says.

Ex-CIA agent in last ditch appeal against return

2016-04-11 19:52

A court official says a former CIA operative has lodged an appeal at Portugal's Constitutional Court against her extradition to Italy.

CIA leaves explosives on school bus after training exercise

2016-04-02 07:22

A Virginia school bus ferrying students to and from classes had explosives under the hood after the CIA accidentally left them following a training exercise, the intelligence agency says.


New CIA chief in Ankara on first foreign visit

2017-02-09 18:03

New CIA chief Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on his first foreign visit since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

Top GOP senator says Russians hacked his campaign

2016-12-15 13:46

A senior Republican senator has said that his campaign accounts were hacked by Russians, taking issue with president-elect Donald Trump's rejection of Moscow's alleged interference in the US elections.

Trump calls CIA's Russia assessment 'ridiculous'

2016-12-11 19:03

US president-elect Donald Trump says the CIA's conclusion that Russia interfered in the presidential election is "ridiculous".

Iraq, Syria might not 'be put back together again' - CIA head

2016-09-09 07:50

Iraq and Syria have been so thoroughly damaged by warfare, sectarian conflict and killing that it is unclear they "can be put back together again", CIA Director John Brennan says.

Trump receives first classified intelligence briefing

2016-08-18 08:04

Donald Trump has received his first classified intelligence briefing, a privilege reserved for presidential candidates from the two main political parties.

Documents shed light on CIA torture programme

2016-06-16 06:15

CIA lawyers sought guarantees the US spy agency would never be prosecuted for torturing suspects after the September 11, 2001 attacks, while other staff warned the programme was an impending "train wreck", documents show.

CIA director lifts veil over secret 9/11 pages

2016-05-02 13:42

CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links.

Head of the CIA unexpectedly arrives in Bosnia

2016-04-22 12:34

The Director of the CIA, John Brennan arrives in Bosnia to meet with anti-terrorism structures

US wants CIA sex case files kept secret

2016-04-09 11:01

The US Justice Department has urged a US judge to keep secret many of the court records in the now-abandoned lawsuit over leaks in the investigation that led to the resignation of former CIA director David Petraeus.

CIA director says ISIS group has used, can make chem weapons

2016-02-12 10:30

CIA director John Brennan says that ISIS fighters have used chemical weapons and have the capability to make small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas, CBS News reports.

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