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Ex-minister charged as Iran spy

Ex-minister charged as Iran spy

A former minister-turned alleged spy for Iran is negotiating a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to a television report on Sunday. Gonen Segev is accused of “aggravated espionage,” as well ...

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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Russia has detained a US citizen on the suspicion of spying, according to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). American Paul Whelan was arrested on December 28 in Moscow “while ...

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Saudis groomed Twitter employee to spy on accounts of dissidents

Saudis groomed Twitter employee to spy on accounts of dissidents

Saudi Arabia is suspected of having groomed a Saudi employee at Twitter to help the country’s leadership by spying on the accounts of dissidents, according to a new report. The ...

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Ron Rockwell Hansen: US arrests man for trying to spy for China

Ron Rockwell Hansen: US arrests man for trying to spy for China

A former US intelligence officer has appeared in court in Seattle charged with attempting to spy for China. Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, was arrested by the FBI on Saturday on ...

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Trump accuses Mueller’s team of meddling in US elections

Trump accuses Mueller’s team of meddling in US elections

President Donald Trump has accused the federal investigators probing his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia of “meddling” in the US midterm elections. “The 13 Angry Democrats (plus people who worked 8 years for Obama) working on ...

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Intelligence unit accused of illegally spying on private financial records of US citizens

Intelligence unit accused of illegally spying on private financial records of US citizens

The Treasury Department’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis has been illegally rifling through and filing away the private financial records of US citizens, Treasury employees alleged. “This is such an ...

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Ex-CIA spy admits tip led to Nelson Mandela’s long imprisonment

Ex-CIA, spy, tip, Nelson Mandela, long, imprisonment

A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, a report said on Sunday. Donald ...

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Snowden awarded freedom of expression prize in Norway

Edward Snowden,security contractor,NSA,spy

Former security contractor Edward Snowden won a Norwegian prize for freedom of expression Tuesday and received yet another invitation to leave his exile and receive the award in person. The ...

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Germany’s Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency

Germany's Merkel pressed over BND

Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under pressure from her coalition partner to disclose a list of spying targets given to German intelligence (BND) by the US. Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel ...

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Technology should be used to create social mobility – not to spy on citizens

Technology spy

Why spy? That’s the several-million pound question, in the wake of the Snowden revelations. Why would the US continue to wiretap its entire population, given that the only “terrorism” they ...

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