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China demands US stop spying, explain Snowden espionage claims

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 20:18

Expressing concern over revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden alleging that NSA spied on Chinese leaders and businesses, China demanded that US explain facts and stop surveillance activities.

Taiwan Air Force major charged with spying for China

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 16:28

A Taiwanese Air Force major and a karaoke bar owner have been charged with leaking military secrets to China, prosecutors said.

Egypt court suspends Morsi`s espionage trial

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 23:59

Egypt`s Cairo Criminal Court decided Thursday to suspend the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 35 others charged with espionage to study requests to change the judges` panel, media reported.

Former US soldier sentenced to 30 years for espionage

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 07:31

A former US soldier has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for trying to spy on behalf of Russia, the US Justice Department said.

German minister criticises US over NSA activities

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 06:34

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere criticised the secret surveillance actions of the US National Security Agency and described them as being excessive.

Spying on allies creates mistrust, less security: Angela Merkel

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 02:42

Nations spying on their allies would risk destroying trust and harming security, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in her first major policy speech after re-election.

Virgin Galactic bans Chinese tourists from space flights fearing espionage

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 13:06

Richard Branson`s Virgin Galactic space flights has banned Chinese nationals from boarding it, as the officials fear that their rocket technology might get stolen, it has been revealed.

NSA snooping illegal, violates privacy: US watchdog

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:20

The bulk telephone data collection by a US intelligence agency is a massive violation of civil liberties and should be shut down, a government advisory panel said.

Russia hacked hundreds of Western, Asian companies: Security firm

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 12:17

A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies, the first time Moscow has been linked to cyber attacks for alleged economic - rather than political - gains.

US National Security Agency scoops up millions of text messages a day: Report

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 07:44

The US National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million mobile phone text messages a day from around the world, a report has said, in the latest revelations from the Edward Snowden files.

Court to hear ex-ISRO scientist`s defamation plea on Feb 13

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 18:15

Delhi court fixed February 13 for hearing criminal defamation complaint filed by a former scientist of ISRO, who was acquitted in a 1994 espionage case, against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar.

Belarus jails two for spying for Lithuania

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 14:22

Belarus said that its main military court had jailed two Belarussians to eight and 10 years for spying for the neighbouring Baltic state of Lithuania.