The discovery of sophisticated spyware to infiltrate and remotely take control of iPhones put a spotlight on Israel's surveillance industry.
Hundreds of employees at China's top statistics bureau are being investigated after selling data.
The true story of the unassuming Brooklyn insurance lawyer who secured the release of a captured American pilot from the Soviet Union marks Steven Spielberg's latest bid for Oscar glory.
The widow of a Russian ex-spy fatally poisoned in London said she believed a British judge-led inquiry had uncovered the "truth" into his death as it heard its final submissions.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed news of the impending release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in a US prison.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States for a long-delayed visit, looking to shore up economic ties.
The United States wiretapped France's former presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy, as well as current leader Francois Hollande, French media reported, citing WikiLeaks files.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted her country needed to work with American intelligence agencies, in the wake of claims Berlin helped the US spy on EU leaders and companies.
German intelligence services spied on top French officials and the European Commission on behalf of the American spy agency NSA.
The widow of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko told that her husband had suspected Vladimir Putin of being involved in "criminal conduct".
Moscow blasted the United States over the arrest of an alleged Russian spy, condemning the move as a "provocation".
US spies intercepted communications between the chief suspects in the murder case of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko.
US spy agencies spent nearly $68 billion in fiscal year 2014, about the same level of spending on intelligence gathering in the previous year.
Google's Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday US online spying is a threat so dire it could wind up "breaking the Internet."
A New York Times reporter expelled from Afghanistan and accused of having links to spy agencies will be allowed to return.
The head of a Pakistani company which created an app called StealthGenie allowing users to spy on other people's mobile devices.
Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of guns and spies in "The November Man."
The German secret service listened in on at least one of Hillary Clinton's telephone calls when she was US secretary of state.
Australians are becoming key players in the successful "social media wars" being waged from Iraq and Syria, the country's spy chief has warned.
Berlin has asked all foreign diplomatic missions to provide names of secret service agents working in Germany.
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