A former CIA officer was convicted in federal court in Virginia on Monday in a case about whether he leaked classified information to a New York Times reporter about a failed U.S. effort to undermine Iran`s nuclear weapons program, a Justice Department spokesman said.
Britain`s GCHQ eavesdropping agency stored emails from journalists working for several large media organisations, according to documents released by former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, the Guardian newspaper reported.
New York Times reporter James Risen refused on Monday to answer all but a few basic questions in court about his book detailing a failed CIA effort to undermine Iran`s nuclear weapons program, in a case that has become a flashpoint for press freedom.
In a revelation that sends shivers down one's spine, an investigative report on Tuesday claimed that the attacks in Mumbai in 2008 could have been thwarted had the US, British and Indian spy agencies managed to pull together all the strands gathered by their high-tech surveillance.
An influential US newspaper has suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's educational reform could be used to promote an ideology that sees "India's history through the prism of the Hindu right wing".
Suggesting that US President Barack and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had infused "new energy" into their stalled bilateral relationship, the New York Times wonders whether they can turn aspirations of "strategic partnership" into reality.
Afghanistan is in the midst of a ballot that has dragged on for months, with both candidates claiming victory after the June 14 run off, and allegations of mass fraud threatening to derail the process.
Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior US Officials.
The US military hospital system, which cares for the 1.6 million active-duty service members and their families, is rife with chronic yet avoidable errors and is only subject to sporadic scrutiny, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Days after the sudden termination of Jill Abramson as executive editor of The New York Times, the first woman to hold that position, the newspaper`s publisher denied reports that she had been paid less than her predecessor.
In an abrupt move, the New York Times has sacked its first female executive editor Jill Abramson and named paper`s managing editor Dean Baquet in her place, making him the first African-American to hold the post.
As US officials downplayed US ambassador Nancy Powell`s meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as part of a broader political outreach, an influential daily welcomed it as a "pragmatic step".