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Former CIA official convicted of transmitting classified information to China

Kevin Patrick Mallory, 61, the former CIA case officer faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when sentenced on September 21.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:55 AM IST

White House has plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA chief: US official

The White House has developed a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, within weeks, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday.

Nov 30, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

US releases new trove of secret John F Kennedy assassination files, no CIA link to assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

A new batch of files, mostly secret CIA records, related to the November 1963 assassination of US president John F Kennedy was released by the National Archives on Friday.

Nov 04, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden followed developments in Kashmir, David Headley

The Qaeda leader was killed in the May 2, 2011, raid by US Navy SEALs after nearly 10 years in hiding following the September 2001 attacks.

Nov 03, 2017, 07:25 AM IST

CIA releases files on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, including 228-page personal diary handwritten in Arabic

Documents were released to help people gain insights into workings of terrorist organisations


Nov 02, 2017, 10:00 AM IST

Did US intelligence agency try to protect Mahatma Gandhi: PIL raises question in SC

Did OSS try to protect Mahatma Gandhi - This question has been raised before the Supreme Court.

Oct 01, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Pakistan treats US as a limitless ATM: Raymond Davis

Raymond Davis was arrested in Lahore in 2011 on charges of killing two Pakistani citizens and thus kicked off a huge diplomatic crisis between the two countries.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

CIA helped unravel nuclear smuggling network used by AQ Khan: Mike Pompeo

The CIA helped unravel the nuclear smuggling network used by Pakistani scientist AQ Khan, the spy agency's new director Mike Pompeo has said.

Apr 14, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

CIA blasts WikiLeaks for publishing secret documents

The documents showed that CIA hackers can turn a TV into a listening device, bypass popular encryption apps, and possibly control one`s car.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:05 AM IST

WikiLeaks exposes alleged CIA hacking programme, publishes thousands of agency's documents

The CIA can turn your TV into a listening device, bypass popular encryption apps, and possibly control your car, according to a trove of documents published by WikiLeaks Tuesday which it said came

Mar 08, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

US thought India will capture PoK after Bangladesh war: CIA

The US government had thought that the then Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi might order an attack on West Pakistan to capture Pakistan-Occupied- Kashmir.

Jan 27, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Soviet Union had anticipated Rajiv would be Indira Gandhi's heir, not Sanjay: CIA papers

In a report prepared a day after Indira Gandhi's assassination on October 31, 1984, the CIA assessed that Moscow will be well placed to manipulate India's heightened security concerns.

Jan 25, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Ex-CIA chief says Donald Trump risks blame for an attack if he skips briefings

Former CIA director Leon Panetta said on Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump risked being blamed after any potential attack on the United States if he refused to receive more regular intelligence briefings.

Dec 14, 2016, 18:56 PM IST

CIA says Russia interfered in US election to help Donald Trump win White House: Report

US President-elect Donald Trump has rejected the intelligence community`s conclusion of Russian involvement.

Dec 10, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Pakistan was nearly placed on US list of state sponsors of terror: Ex-CIA official

Pakistan has clung stubbornly to its own perceptions of national interest, Robert L Grenier, a former CIA official, said.

Sep 09, 2016, 19:56 PM IST

Barack Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday met a survivor maimed by American bombs covertly dropped on Laos decades ago after pledging to help clean up a country he said was still living in the shadow of war.

Sep 07, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Pakistan selling nuclear materials to North Korea – CIA's explosive revelation; US informs India

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) supplied Monel and Enconel to Pyongyang in clear violation of United Nations sanctions.

Sep 06, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

India all set to procure Predator drone from US after MTCR membership

After this announcement, India and the US are likely to quicken their discussion on the sale of Predator drones for the Indian military.

Jun 08, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

Did ISI poison former CIA station chief Mark Kelton after Osama raid?

In a shocking report, a daily has suggested that Mark Kelton, the former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) station chief in Pakistan, is believed to have been poisoned by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

May 06, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

US didn't trust Pakistan, so conducted Osama raid alone: Former CIA director Leon Panetta

Osama bin Laden was the founder of al Qaeda, the group that claimed responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. 

May 03, 2016, 11:04 AM IST