Washington Post reporter spy trial opens in Iran

The trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on espionage charges opened behind closed doors in Tehran on Tuesday, Iran`s ISNA news agency reported.

US reporter to face Iran spy charges next week

 The Washington Post`s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian, in custody for 10 months, will appear in court next week accused of spying and other crimes against Iran, his lawyer said Tuesday.

After Priyanka Chopra, Nargis Fakhri goes Hollywood with 'Spy'
After Priyanka Chopra, Nargis Fakhri goes Hollywood with 'Spy'

Bollywood is truly going international and most of them the secret agent way. After Aishwarya Rai and Priyanka Chopra - Nargis Fakhri too is going to be seen in the Hollywood flick 'Spy'albeit in a cameo. 

Hamas jails Gazan for 15 years for spying for Israel

A military court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Monday jailed a Palestinian convicted of "spying" for Israel to 15 years, judicial sources said.

Maoists kill suspected spy in Bihar

Maoists abducted and killed a landless farmer in Bihar's Aurangabad district after suspecting him to be a police spy, police said on Wednesday.

One dead as police fire on car in incident at US spy HQ

Police opened fire and one suspect died Monday after a car tried to ram its way into the headquarters of US National Security Agency, America`s electronic eavesdropper.

North Korea says it has arrested two South Korea spies

 North Korea said it had arrested two South Koreans engaged in espionage for the South`s spy agency, in a move likely to heighten already elevated tensions between the two rivals.

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.

CIA gave cops secret technology to spy on cell phones

Empowered by a technology developed by the CIA, the US Justice Department uses secret airborne devices that mimic cellphone towers to track American citizens while hunting criminal suspects, a media report has said.

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.

Fugitive ex-US spy Snowden in talks on returning home: Lawyer

A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government`s mass surveillance programmes was working with American and German lawyers to return home.

Widow of murdered spy blames Russian govt for new killing

The widow of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko thinks the Russian government may have been involved in the murder of leading opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.

Pakistan will go on providing safe havens to LeT: Top US official

Pakistan will continue to provide safe havens to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), an internationally-banned terrorist group, thus remaining a major irritant in ties with India, a top American spy master said on Thursday.

Will fully cooperate in corporate espionage probe: Reliance ADAG

A Reliance ADAG group firm on Friday night said it will "fully cooperate" with the investigative agencies after one of its executives was arrested in connection with the sensational corporate espionage scandal.

`Spy mania` makes comeback in Russia amid Ukraine war

 What do a nuclear scientist, a young mother of seven, a church employee and a former military factory boss have in common? 

Turkey's powerful spy chief resigns to become MP

The powerful head of Turkey's intelligence agency, one of the closest allies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has resigned to stand for election as a lawmaker, the official Anatolia news agency said on Saturday.

Ex-spy chief says outdated UK anti-terrorism laws are not fit for purpose

Britain`s ability to prevent terrorist attacks is hampered by outdated laws that are "no longer fit for purpose", a former MI5 chief said in an interview published on Sunday, as the government considers new powers to monitor the Internet.

China's top spy chief held for corruption

China's top spy Chief, Ma Jian, has been detained for alleged corruption as part of President Xi Jinping's widening crackdown on graft, a media report said on Monday.

Russian spy agency sought to recruit Snowden: Report

A close ally of Edward Snowden has told filmmakers that Russia's intelligence agency sought to recruit the former NSA contractor, but he declined the offer.