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CIA chief holds secret meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

CIA chief holds secret meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump gave his blessing to talks aimed at formally ending the Korean War in a series of diplomatic revelations Tuesday, as reports said CIA director Mike Pompeo had met Kim Jong Un on a secret visit to Pyongyang.

Apr 18, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
US will not make concessions to North Korea: CIA

US will not make concessions to North Korea: CIA

The US government will not make concessions during negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

Mar 12, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
Cheats use Indian embassy telephone lines in US to fleece people of money

Cheats use Indian embassy telephone lines in US to fleece people of money

The Indian embassy in Washington has begun an internal investigation and issued a public advisory asking people not to share personal information with any calls supposedly made from its telephone lines.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:28 PM IST
Vladimir Putin admits he does not have a smartphone

Vladimir Putin admits he does not have a smartphone

The 65-year-old, Putin has previously admitted to technological cluelessness by saying in 2005 that he did not have a mobile phone at all.

Feb 08, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
Arrested IS woman suicide bomber wanted to trigger explosion on R-Day celebrations in J&K

Arrested IS woman suicide bomber wanted to trigger explosion on R-Day celebrations in J&K

18-year-old Sadiya Anwar Shaikh, who hails from Pune, is suspected to have been radicalised by the IS.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner, who served under Carter, dies at 94

Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner, who served under Carter, dies at 94

President Jimmy Carter had signed an executive order in 1978 giving Turner authority over all U.S. intelligence agencies.

Jan 19, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
Former CIA agent faces 10 years in jail over file of undercover US spies

Former CIA agent faces 10 years in jail over file of undercover US spies

Lee, a naturalized US citizen also known as Zhen Cheng Li, was arrested late Monday.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:03 AM IST
Pakistan Army warns US against 'unilateral action' on its soil

Pakistan Army warns US against 'unilateral action' on its soil

A spokesperson for the Pakistani Army has said while it wants no conflict with friends, territorial integrity remains paramount.

Dec 29, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot

Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot

Putin also thanked the CIA and its director Mike Pompeo.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
We'll destroy Pakistan terror safe havens if it does not act: CIA

We'll destroy Pakistan terror safe havens if it does not act: CIA

“If it turns down our request, we would deal with the situation,” the CIA Director said. 

Dec 05, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

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