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US snooping: Spy chief defends spying on foreign leaders

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 09:49

The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, on Wednesday defended the decision of the National Security Agency to monitor phone calls of foreign leaders and said that it was imperative to keep a watch on their intentions.

`Spied-on leaders should see intercepted material`

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 00:19

Government leaders spied on by the United States should demand to see the intercepted communications, a former Mexican foreign minister and presidential adviser said.

Germany to send spy chiefs to US over Angela Merkel`s phone spying scandal

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11:06

Top German intelligence officials will soon be travelling to Washington to investigate the claims of spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel`s phone by the United States.

Brazil to shield official e-mails from snooping

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 21:50

Brazil plans to set up an encrypted national e-mail service to shield government communications from unwanted surveillance, an official said.

Subhash Ghai to make film on Sarabjit Singh

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 19:27

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is planning to make a film on slain Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who spent 22-years in a Pakistan jail on espionage charges.

Amritsar man arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 20:55

A 39-year-old man was arrested on the charges of spying for Pakistan and several Army documents and pictures of restricted areas were seized from him, police said.

Iran frees Iranian-Canadian jailed for espionage

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:03

Iran has freed an Iranian-Canadian who spent five years in prison after being initially sentenced to death on charges of espionage, media reports said on Tuesday.

At UN, Brazil`s Rousseff blasts US spying as `meddling`

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 22:07

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff used the opening speech at the UN General Assembly to announce Brazil would adopt legislation and technology to protect it from illegal interception of communications.

Snowden`s father gets visa to visit son in Russia

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 20:56

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden`s father has secured documents to visit his son in Russia and plans to discuss how he could fight espionage charges, Lon Snowden and his attorney said.

Germany to probe ties between NSA, its secret services

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 12:48

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ordered a probe into ties between the country`s secret services and US intelligence agencies.

South American leaders back asylum amid Edward Snowden row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 17:17

South American leaders defended their right to offer asylum, venting anger at claims of US spying in the region.

Luxembourg PM proposes snap election over spy scandal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 19:15

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has said he will suggest a snap election following a spying scandal.