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Germany eyes overhauled US partnership in talks on spy row

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:40

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`

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:28

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:14

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 tenders apology to Subramanaian Swamy

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:18

Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha today tendered an unconditional apology to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for calling him a CIA agent in a tweet and said that he had no wilful intention to defame him.

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 17:43

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 19:15

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 09:46

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:42

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 08:52

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.

I was trained as a spy: Snowden

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:08

Edward Snowden, former CIA contractor who honed his hacking skills in India before leaking US` secret surveillance programmes, has said he was "trained as a spy" and dismissed America`s assertion that he was a low-level hacker.

White House reveals name of CIA chief in Kabul

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 08:09

The White House inadvertently revealed the name of the Central Intelligence Agency`s top officer in Kabul during President Barack Obama`s weekend trip to the Afghan capital.

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan: Report

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 21:06

In a rare gaffe, the White House inadvertently blew the cover of the CIA chief in Afghanistan.