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Fidel Castro meets spies freed by US

Cuba`s Fidel Castro met this weekend with the three intelligence agents freed by the United States as part of last December`s historic rapprochement, state media said Monday.

Corporate espionage case: Govt orders security audit of computers, vetting of staff

The government has ordered security audit of official computers and security vetting of staff of major Ministries and departments following detection of corporate espionage.

Corporate espionage: Defence Ministry staffer sent to judicial custody till March 5

A Defence Ministry staff member, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the corporate espionage case, was on Wednesday sent to judicial custody till March 05 by a Delhi court.

Hack gave US, British spies access to billions of phones: Intercept

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.

AAP wants a commission to investigate espionage case

 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday demanded setting up of a commission to investigate the alleged case of corporate espionage in a time-bound manner.

Taiwan`s China affairs minister quits over espionage row

Taiwan`s China affairs minister Wang Yu-chi resigned Tuesday after prosecutors decided not to indict a former deputy whom he had accused of spying for Beijing. 

Erdogan unhappy with Turkish spy chief`s resignation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was unhappy with the decision of powerful intelligence chief Hakan Fidan to resign from his post and stand for parliament in June elections.

Egypt sets Morsi trial verdict for espionage May 16

An Egyptian court set May 16 for a verdict in the espionage trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, who could be sentenced to death if convicted, an official said Saturday.

Chinese man, five Taiwanese indicted in Taiwan for spying

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.

Suez canal manager spying for Israel sentenced to 10 years

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.

Egyptian jailed for 10 years for spying for Israel

An Egyptian court has jailed a Suez Canal shipping services manager for 10 years on charges of spying for Israel about naval movements through the strategic waterway, state media reported.

South Korea acquits family convicted of spying 35 years ago

 A South Korean court on Friday overturned a 35-year old conviction of spying for North Korea against a family of eight, two of whom were executed in the early 1980s.

An intercepted call led to probe against pro-Pak US diplomat

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.

18 sentenced in major espionage case in Macedonia

 Eighteen people were convicted in Macedonia Monday for their participation in a group that supplied foreign intelligence services with sensitive information about national security here.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

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.

EU urges `immediate release` of Estonian policeman held by Russia

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.

Russia charges Estonian policeman with espionage: Lawyer

 An Estonian policeman detained by Russian security services has been charged with espionage and faces up to 20 years in prison, his Russian lawyer told AFP.

China asks US to stop close surveillance of its coast

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.

Army man arrested for spying not from EME

The Army`s Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (EME) Thursday clarified that the Army man arrested by Hyderabad police on charges of espionage does not belong to the EME.

`No American is proud` of CIA tactics: State Department

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.