espionage

Media: German Islamist spy mole was also gay porn star

A German intelligence official arrested on suspicion of disclosing sensitive information and planning an Islamist terrorist attack had also worked as a gay porn star, according to German media...

German intelligence worker arrested following reported Islamist plot

A German intelligence employee who was operating undercover as an Islamist has been arrested for allegedly making extremist statements online, leaking sensitive material and planning an attack,...

Norwegian Supreme Court rejects Snowden petition for safe passage

The Norwegian Supreme Court Friday rejected an appeal by US whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the United States should he visit Norway.

Russian ex-naval officer detained on suspicion of spying for Ukraine

Russian authorities have detained a former naval captain in Crimea on suspicion of spying for Ukraine, the Federal Security Service (FSB), the main successor agency of the Soviet KGB, said...

Court: Germany does not have to hand over NSA list of spying targets

A list of spying targets given to German intelligence by the United States does not have to be made available to a parliamentary committee investigating the affair, the country's Constitutional...

Report: US-Iran dual nationals jailed for spying in Iran

A court in Iran has sentenced two US-Iranians to 10 years in prison each on spying charges, news agency Mizan reported Tuesday.

Putin confidant denies plans for new KGB in interview

The KGB secret service is not being revived in Russia, former Kremlin chief of staff Sergey Ivanov said in an interview published Tuesday.

Assange's internet cut after leak of Clinton documents

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange had his internet access cut off after his platform leaked documents about US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the website said Monday.

Report: US preparing retaliatory cyber attack on Russia

US intelligence officials are preparing a possible cyber attack against Russia in response to Russian hackers' alleged attempts to influence the US election, NBC News reported.

Norwegian freedom of speech group postpones Snowden award ceremony

The Norwegian branch of writers' group PEN postponed an award ceremony for Edward Snowden on Tuesday amid legal efforts to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the United States should...

NSA contractor accused of stealing highly classified material

A government contractor working for the US National Security Agency (NSA) has been charged with stealing highly classified material, the US Department of Justice said Wednesday.

Norwegian court rejects Snowden petition seeking safe passage to Oslo

A Norwegian court Wednesday rejected a petition by Edward Snowden that sought assurance he would not be extradited to the United States should he visit Norway to accept an upcoming award.

Suspected spy sentenced to three years after plea agreement

The High Court in Belgrade has upheld a plea agreement with Cedo Colovic, charged with spying for Croatian intelligence services, sentencing him to three years in prison, the court said Tuesday....

Media says espionage suspect goes for plea bargain with prosecution

Cedo Colovic, a 57-year-old suspected by Serbia of spying for Croatia, has agreed to a plea bargain with the prosecution in return for a three-year custodial sentence, Radio-Television Serbia (RTS...

Belgrade: Espionage suspect questioned, prosecutors want him in custody

Serbian prosecutors on Sunday questioned a man arrested in Belgrade on Friday on suspicion of spying for Croatia and the prosecutors asked that he be remanded in custody, on which a decision will...