CIA

US govt now fears it has new mole after Snowden: Report

US officials have confirmed that a new leaker is exposing national security documents, just over a year after ex-CIA contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid on NSA surveillance, according to a media report.

Obama asked to declassify Senate report on CIA interrogations

A group of retired military generals has asked US President Barack Obama to declassify a Senate report on CIA interrogations expected to be released this week.

CIA penetrated every sphere of UPA: Natwar Singh

Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has alleged that the US exerted pressure on then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the choice of his ministers and also claimed that CIA agents had "penetrated deep into every sphere of decision and policy making of the UPA regime".

CIA station chief leaves Germany after expulsion order

The CIA station chief in Germany left the country today after Berlin`s shock decision last week to demand his expulsion, the US and German governments said.

Germany eyes overhauled US partnership in talks on spy row

Germany`s foreign minister on Friday said he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin`s expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.

`CIA plotted to make demon Osama toy to counter influence`

The US` top spy agency CIA toyed with idea of popularising an Osama bin Laden doll with an evil-looking face to turn Afghan children away from the then al-Qaeda chief.

US facing gaps in Iraq as it hunts for militants

The CIA and other spy agencies are scrambling to close intelligence gaps as they seek ways to support possible military or covert action against the leaders of the al-Qaeda-inspired militant group that has seized parts of Iraq and threatens Baghdad`s government.

Sanjay Jha apologises to Subramanian Swamy for `CIA agent` remark

Congress leader Sanjay Jha on Monday issued an `uncoonditional apology` to Subramanian Swamy for calling him a `CIA agent` following a Wikileaks expose which claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party leader had informed a US department officer about Indira Gandhi`s failing health in 1977.

CIA cites officers for harassment

Fifteen CIA employees were found to have committed sexual, racial or other types of harassment last year, including a supervisor who was removed from the job after engaging in "bullying, hostile behaviour," and an operative who was sent home from an overseas post for inappropriately touching female colleagues.

CIA joins Twitter, Facebook

The US` spy agency CIA has joined Twitter and Facebook, becoming an instant hit on the social media while sparking online debates over the move.

Pak court orders police to charge 2 ex-CIA officials

A Pakistani court ordered police to register a criminal case under terrorism act against two former CIA officials, including a station chief, for murder, conspiracy, and waging war against the country by carrying out drone strike.

White House rules out clemency for Snowden

The White House has said that "clemency is not on the table" for whistleblower Edward Snowden and asserted that the former CIA contractor ought to return to the United States and face charges against him.

Top CIA officer in Afghanistan mistakenly named by White House: Report

The White House inadvertently included the name of the top CIA official in Afghanistan on a list of participants in a military briefing with President Barack Obama that was distributed to reporters on Sunday, the Washington Post reported.

FBI, in historic policy change, to record interrogations

The FBI and several other US federal law enforcement agencies will reverse a policy that has long prohibited the recording of interrogations of people held in custody, a Justice Department memo sent last week said.

Pak treatment of Dr Afridi unjust and unwarranted: US

Regretting his arrest and severity of sentence, the US has said the treatment meted out to Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who assisted CIA in tracing Osama bin Laden, is "unjust and unwarranted".

Will not use vaccination programmes for spying:CIA

A top White House official has assured the deans of prominent US public health schools that the CIA will no longer use vaccination programmes as cover for spying operations.

Quiz Boeing, CIA on missing Flight MH370: Former Malaysian premier

Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad today demanded that both Boeing and the CIA should be quizzed over the missing Flight MH370 as planes with powerful communication systems "don`t just disappear".

Lawyer of Pak doctor who helped CIA track down Laden quits

A Pakistani lawyer representing jailed doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped the CIA track down al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has quit citing threats to his life and the US`s "pressure tactics" for his release.

Subramanian Swamy revealed `Election info` of 1977: WikiLeaks

In what may trigger a political storm in the country, according to the latest WikiLeaks revelations, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy had passed on information regarding elections held during tenure of ex-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to the US, a news report published on Friday said.

Judge`s order on CIA secret prisons released in full

The US government must turn over information on secret CIA interrogation centers connected to the trial of the alleged mastermind of the 2000 USS Cole bombing, a military judge said in an order released in full Tuesday.