US embassy in Cuba 'under review'

2017-09-18 05:01

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

India slams Pakistan over 'spy' death sentence

2017-04-10 19:17

Any move to execute an Indian convicted by a Pakistani court-martial of spying would be "premeditated murder", New Delhi has warned Islamabad.

Saudi court sentences 15 'spies' to death

2016-12-06 21:30

A Saudi court has sentenced 15 people to death and several others to prison in a case involving alleged Iranian spy cell.

US woman indicted in China on spy charges

2016-08-30 18:03

An American woman detained in China for more than a year has been indicted by prosecutors on charges of spying.

US spying on Netanyahu communications - report

2015-12-30 12:23

The United States continues to spy on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's communications despite promising to curtail the hacking of its allies, a report says.

Israel welcomes release of spy Jonathan Pollard in US

2015-11-20 13:32

Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted of spying for Israel in the United States, has been released from prison, a move welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

US man admits sending military technology to Russia

2015-09-10 11:41

A Texas man has admitted in federal court in New York that he acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and headed an operation over about 10 years to export military technology to that country.

S Korea's top court orders review of spy chief's conviction

2015-07-16 13:11

South Korea’s Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to review its conviction of former spy chief Won Sei-Hoon who was jailed for three years for election meddling.

China strongly concerned about US espionage case

2015-05-21 20:03

China is "strongly concerned" about a case in which six Chinese nationals were charged by the United States with economic espionage.

Japan eyes MI6-style spy agency

2015-03-06 13:14

Japan is looking into creating an overseas intelligence agency possibly modelled on UK’s M16 spy service, ruling party lawmakers say.


Key 'Project Wonder' allegation apparently fabricated

2017-08-28 12:45

At least one allegation contained in an "intelligence" document that details a supposed plot to oust Police Minister Fikile Mbalula appears to be a fabrication.

China prevents academic from returning home to Australia

2017-03-27 11:45

An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer says.

Another US spy worker steals data

2016-10-21 22:13

US prosecutors say they expected to file espionage charges against a private contractor for the National Security Agency suspected of stealing classified information.

Home grown extremists biggest threat to US

2016-02-09 20:33

The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising, but US-based home grown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington's top spy says.

Egypt frees Israeli Arab after 15 years

2015-12-11 05:35

An Israeli Arab convicted of espionage in Egypt has been released after finishing a 15 year sentence.

Germany spied on friendly powers

2015-10-15 16:55

Message traffic by friendly powers may have been among potential targets of snooping by the German spy agency.

Abe asks Biden for investigation of possible US spying

2015-08-05 11:19

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has asked US Vice President Joe Biden for an investigation into possible spying on high-level Japanese government and corporate officials following WikiLeaks' release last week of a list of spying targets.

US spied on Merkel, ministers - report

2015-07-02 10:30

New documents released by WikiLeaks show that the US did not just tap German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone but also eavesdropped on several ministers, a German newspaper reports.

British girls helped into Syria by spy

2015-03-12 23:59

A spy who worked for a country in the coalition that is fighting ISIS had helped three British girls to cross into Syria to join the militants.

Canada spy agency given more powers to disrupt terror attacks

2015-01-30 10:21

Canada’s main spy agency will get new powers aimed at disrupting potential terror attacks under security legislation yet to be unveiled, reports say.

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