Australian spy agencies given greater powers

 Australia`s intelligence agencies will have enhanced powers after tougher counter-terror legislation passed parliament on Wednesday, despite concerns the changes could hurt press freedom.

Israel's Mossad takes hunt for foreign spies, informants online

It is already common for intelligence agencies to recruit their officers online, but Israel`s Mossad has gone one further by touting for local agents and informants too.

Intelligence agencies need to be more professional: Ex-Army chief

Former army chief Gen (retd) VP Malik on Saturday criticised the working of intelligence agencies, saying they had not provided adequate inputs at the beginning of the 1999 Kargil conflict.

Germany to probe ties between NSA, its secret services

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ordered a probe into ties between the country`s secret services and US intelligence agencies.

Civilian control over intelligence agencies: Pak senators

Senators from both treasury and opposition benches have called for bringing the intelligence agencies under civilian and parliamentary control.

Intelligence sharing key to regional security: Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Enhanced cooperation between Intelligence agencies is essential for maintaining national and regional security, Sri Lanka`s top defence official said on Tuesday.

SC notice on plea for scrutiny of intelligence agencies

The Supreme Court issued notice to the central government, Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysis Wing, National Technical Research Organisation.

Pak court asks intel agencies to release 7 terror suspects

Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chauhary directed Pakistani intelligence agencies to release seven men being held without charge.

Intelligence agencies have RSS mentality: Muslim leader

A senior member of AIMPLB on Sunday charged that the mentality of those working for central agencies was that of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

Take steps to make intel agencies accountable to Parl: Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan has asked the govt to take appropriate steps to make IB, RAW and NTRO accountable to Parliament within a month or face legal action.

German intel agencies puzzled by far right terror

Questions arise how a neo-Nazi group that Germany`s agency had been aware of in 1998 could have slipped from its radar.

‘Intel suggest Kashmiri plans to target India’

The Centre on Wednesday said
intelligence inputs have suggested that al Qaeda and one of
its dreaded terrorists Ilyas Kashmiri were planning to target

Pak`s intelligence agencies seize records of ministries

Pakistani intelligence agencies have seized the records of two federal ministries to investigate an alleged institutional lapse in objecting to
"Indian aggression" on sharing of river waters, a media claimed.

Karmapa questioned, searches continue at offices

The noose is fast tightening around Karmapa in the case involving seizure of unaccounted money.

‘Foreign intelligence agencies trying to set up spy ring in India’

The government has said that foreign intelligence agencies are making constant efforts to set up bases in the country.

Demand for audit of expenses by intelligence agencies in Pak

Charging that the country`s
intelligence agencies were indulging in political maneuvering,
Pakistani lawmakers have demanded an audit of their secret
discretionary funds including expenses on covert operations.

Threat to Hasina`s life, warn intelligence agencies

Intelligence agencies warned life threat to Sheikh Hasina that could take place between Sept and Nov.

Pak intel agencies warn of attacks on US citizens

Pakistani intelligence agencies have warned of terror attacks on US citizens and former secret services officials.

Govt to set up separate intelligence agencies to check fake drugs

Cracking down on the growing
menace of spurious drugs, government will introduce measures
including roping of private detective agencies, setting up a
separate intelligence network and a reward upto Rs 25 lakh for