US and British spies hacked into the world`s biggest maker of phone SIM cards, allowing them to potentially monitor the calls, texts and emails of billions of mobile users around the world, an investigative news website reported.
Taiwanese prosecutors on Friday indicted a Chinese man on suspicion of recruiting a former major-general and other local military officers to spy for Beijing, in the latest of a string of espionage cases to hit Taiwan.
An Egyptian court has sentenced the manager of a shipping services for 10 years of rigorous imprisonment who was spying for Israel about naval movements through the strategic Suez Canal waterway, state media reported on Sunday.
A former State Department official, known for her strong pro-Pakistan leanings, was placed under a probe for espionage after US authorities intercepted a call this year in which a Pakistani official said that his government was receiving American secrets from a US diplomat, a media report here said.
US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo USD 250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents have showed.
The European Union on Thursday called for the "immediate release" of an Estonian policeman detained by Russia and charged with espionage, in a case that has fuelled tensions between Moscow and Tallinn.
Dismissing US allegations that Chinese warplanes were harassing American fighter jets in the disputed South China Sea, China has asked Washington to stop close-in surveillance of its coasts and create a positive atmosphere for bilateral military ties.
The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA`s interrogation and detention practices after the September 11, 2001 attacks against the US, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.