CIA

Donald Trump should be `ashamed` of attacks on ex-intel chiefs: former CIA head

Former CIA chief John Brennan hit back at Donald Trump on Sunday, saying the president should be "ashamed" after he attacked as "political hacks" the intelligence leaders who concluded Russia meddled in the 2016 election.

Nov 12, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
US releases new trove of secret John F Kennedy assassination files, no CIA link to assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

US releases new trove of secret John F Kennedy assassination files, no CIA link to assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

A new batch of files, mostly secret CIA records, related to the November 1963 assassination of US president John F Kennedy was released by the National Archives on Friday.

Nov 04, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Iran denounces CIA's files on Osama bin Laden, calls it 'fake'

Iran denounces CIA's files on Osama bin Laden, calls it 'fake'

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading "fake news" about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden followed developments in Kashmir, David Headley

Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden followed developments in Kashmir, David Headley

The Qaeda leader was killed in the May 2, 2011, raid by US Navy SEALs after nearly 10 years in hiding following the September 2001 attacks.

Nov 03, 2017, 07:25 AM IST
November 2: News at a glance

November 2: News at a glance

Here is what is making headlines today

1. Twenty two dead in NTPC power plant blast, toll likely to increase

Nov 02, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
CIA releases files on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, including 228-page personal diary handwritten in Arabic

CIA releases files on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, including 228-page personal diary handwritten in Arabic

Documents were released to help people gain insights into workings of terrorist organisations

 

Nov 02, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Will release all John F. Kennedy assassination files to put conspiracy theories to rest: Donald Trump

Will release all John F. Kennedy assassination files to put conspiracy theories to rest: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said that he would see to the release of all documents into the assassination of John F. Kennedy, with some redactions, in order "to put any and all conspiracy theories to rest", the media reported.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Donald Trump releases 2,800 JFK assassination files, holds back some for review

Donald Trump releases 2,800 JFK assassination files, holds back some for review

Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Oct 27, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
CIA contradicts Pakistan Army, says US-Canadian couple held hostage in Pak for 5 years

CIA contradicts Pakistan Army, says US-Canadian couple held hostage in Pak for 5 years

CIA chief Mike Pompeo has said a US-Canadian couple kidnapped by militants in Afghanistan had been held for five years inside Pakistan before being freed, contradicting the Pakistan Army's claim that the hostages were rescued shortly after entering the country from Afghanistan.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
If Kim Jong vanishes, don`t ask US spies about it: CIA chief

If Kim Jong vanishes, don`t ask US spies about it: CIA chief

The US agency has a dark history of involvement in plots to overthrow or eliminate leaders in countries like Iran, Cuba, Congo, Vietnam and Chile

Oct 20, 2017, 07:48 AM IST
Aadhaar data kept, processed only on own secure servers: UIDAI

Aadhaar data kept, processed only on own secure servers: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is the Aadhaar issuing body, said such data is accessible only to the biometric software provider's solution for the purpose of processing of data "within the highly secure environment of UIDAI data centre".

Aug 30, 2017, 19:50 PM IST
Wikileaks says 'CIA can access Aadhaar database', government denies claim

Wikileaks says 'CIA can access Aadhaar database', government denies claim

WikiLeaks published documents that claims the United State's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is using specific tools to secretly collect Aadhaar data

Aug 26, 2017, 07:56 AM IST

CIA brands China as long-term security challenge to US

United States pointed out that China cannot "unlawfully restrict the navigation rights, freedoms and lawful uses of the sea as all the states are entitled to exercise under international law."

Jul 27, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
Will strike 'heart of US' if Kim Jong-un regime threatened, warns North Korea

Will strike 'heart of US' if Kim Jong-un regime threatened, warns North Korea

North Korea on Wednesday threatened a nuclear strike on "the heart of the US" if it attempts to remove Kim Jong-un as the Asian country's Supreme Leader, Pyongyang's state-run news agency reported.

Jul 26, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Syria says US halting aid to rebels is step towards ending war

Syria views a U.S. decision to halt CIA support to rebel groups fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad as a "start" towards ending the six-year conflict, a government minister told Reuters.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
China resorting to coercive practices to achieve goals: CIA

China resorting to coercive practices to achieve goals: CIA

China is increasingly resorting to "coercive, assertive practices" to achieve its goals in the Asia-Pacific region, as seen in the disputed the South China Sea, a senior official of the US foreign intelligence service said.

Jul 25, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Pakistan treats US as a limitless ATM: Raymond Davis

Pakistan treats US as a limitless ATM: Raymond Davis

Raymond Davis was arrested in Lahore in 2011 on charges of killing two Pakistani citizens and thus kicked off a huge diplomatic crisis between the two countries.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

Manuel Antonio Noriega, former CIA agent who got on the wrong side of the US

Noriega, 83, died in a hospital late Monday as he was recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumour. He was dictator of Panama 1983-1989.

May 30, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
China 'crippled CIA by killing US sources'

China 'crippled CIA by killing US sources'

At least 20 US spies were killed or imprisoned by the Chinese government between 2010 and 2012, crippling the country's information-gathering, a media report has said.

May 21, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

MIT student sues CIA for info on Twitter jokes

A Massachusetts doctoral student force CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media.

May 18, 2017, 17:07 PM IST