Three British plane spotters released in UAE

 Three British plane-spotting hobbyists who were arrested two months ago in the United Arab Emirates on national security grounds have been released, Britain`s Foreign Office said on Thursday.

Egyptian jailed for life on Israel spy charges

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced to jail a man convicted of spying for Israel in the Sinai Peninsula where security forces are fighting an Islamist insurgency, judicial officials said.

Iran poses growing cyber threat to US: Study

Iran poses a growing threat to America`s computer networks and has launched increasingly sophisticated digital attacks and spying on US targets, according to a new report released Thursday.

Corporate espionage case: 8 classified documents recovered from accused, MoPNG tells court

Eight documents recovered from the accused in the corporate espionage case are classified in nature, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry told a Delhi court on Wednesday.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose issue should not be politicised: Rijiju

The government today said that the "sensitive matter" of the files pertaining to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose should not be politicised even as it maintained that it was the previous government which was responsible for the leak which has triggered a controversy.

Russia 'busts satellite spy ring': Space commander

Russia has uncovered a group of spy satellites, the head of its space command said in a film broadcast on Sunday, which warned of "enemy" satellites that could masquerade as space junk.

Nehru govt snooped on Subhas Chandra Bose's family for two decades

In a new twist to the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, it has now been revealed that the Jawaharlal Nehru government spied on the relatives of the nationalist for nearly two decades.

Nehru govt spied on Subhas Chandra Bose's family for 20 years, reveal IB files
Nehru govt spied on Subhas Chandra Bose's family for 20 years, reveal IB files

In a new twist to the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, it has now been revealed that the Jawaharlal Nehru government spied on the relatives of the nationalist for nearly two decades.

Norwegian journalist held in Yemen, accused of spying: reports

A Norwegian freelance journalist has been arrested in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and accused spying, media reports said on Thursday.

China frees US geologist convicted of spying

Chinese authorities have freed and deported US geologist Xue Feng, who was sentenced in 2010 to eight years in prison for stealing state secrets.

Lithuania claims one-third of Russian diplomats are spies

Lithuania on Monday alleged that one-third of Russian diplomats in the EU and NATO Baltic state were working for spy agencies, and warned that Moscow could test the alliance with unconventional tactics.

Turkey detains two policemen in Erdogan spying case

Turkish authorities detained two former policemen following their extradition from Romania on suspicion of bugging President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said Sunday.

After Rahul Gandhi, govt could spy on officials, parties, media: Congress

Congress on Monday demanded a probe into the alleged snooping on party vice-president Rahul Gandhi as it claimed that the next targets could be persons from the bureaucracy, political parties and media.

PC Chacko says intrusion into Rahul Gandhi's life an act of 'espionage'

Congress leader PC Chacko on Sunday reiterated that the alleged intrusion into Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's personal life was a case of espionage and demanded an explanation from the Centre regarding the same.

Barack Obama does not text or own smartphone with recording device

US President Barack Obama does not text, tweet or own a smartphone which contains a recording device due to security reasons.

CISF to conduct 'undercover' ops to check espionage, sabotage

Para-military CISF has begun conducting special "undercover operations" at strategic and sensitive installations it is deployed at to keep a check on suspect espionage and sabotage activity.

Alleged Russian spies unmasked by Czech intelligence: Report

Czech intelligence has identified three Russian diplomats assigned to the country as spies, a media report said Thursday, citing an anonymous government source.

US offers $5 million for return of ex-FBI agent missing in Iran

The United States on Monday announced a $5 million increased reward for information leading to the return of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, as it marked the eighth anniversary of his mysterious disappearance in Iran.

Leaks from taps cause massive damage to Germany's spy agency

The German spy agency`s new headquarters was flooded by water after several taps were removed by thieves on its upper floors, police said on Thursday.

New Zealand spying on South Pacific allies: Reports

New Zealand is conducting mass spying on its South Pacific neighbours then passing the information to a US-led intelligence alliance, media reports citing leaked documents said on Thursday.