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iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry

The discovery of sophisticated spyware to infiltrate and remotely take control of iPhones put a spotlight on Israel's surveillance industry.

iPhone spyware spotlights Israel's secretive surveillance industry
Chinese officials under investigation for selling data
Chinese officials under investigation for selling data

Hundreds of employees at China's top statistics bureau are being investigated after selling data.

Chinese officials under investigation for selling data
Spielberg flick brings Soviet spy story to life
Spielberg flick brings Soviet spy story to life

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.

Spielberg flick brings Soviet spy story to life
Litvinenko widow says UK inquiry has uncovered 'truth'
Litvinenko widow says UK inquiry has uncovered 'truth'

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.

Litvinenko widow says UK inquiry has uncovered 'truth'
Netanyahu 'looking forward' to US release of spy Pollard
Netanyahu 'looking forward' to US release of spy Pollard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed news of the impending release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in a US prison.

Netanyahu 'looking forward' to US release of spy Pollard
Rousseff puts spy scandal behind her with US visit
Rousseff puts spy scandal behind her with US visit

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States for a long-delayed visit, looking to shore up economic ties.

Rousseff puts spy scandal behind her with US visit
US wiretapped France's presidents: media citing WikiLeaks

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.

US wiretapped France's presidents: media citing WikiLeaks
Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency
Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency

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.

Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency
Germany spied on French and EU officials for US: report
Germany spied on French and EU officials for US: report

German intelligence services spied on top French officials and the European Commission on behalf of the American spy agency NSA.

Germany spied on French and EU officials for US: report
Litvinenko thought Putin was linked to crime: widow
Litvinenko thought Putin was linked to crime: widow

The widow of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko told that her husband had suspected Vladimir Putin of being involved in "criminal conduct".

Litvinenko thought Putin was linked to crime: widow
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich.  ©RIA Novosti
Moscow blasts US spy arrest as part of 'anti-Russian campaign'

Moscow blasted the United States over the arrest of an alleged Russian spy, condemning the move as a "provocation".

Moscow blasts US spy arrest as part of 'anti-Russian campaign'
US spies link Litvinenko killing to Kremlin: report
US spies link Litvinenko killing to Kremlin: report

US spies intercepted communications between the chief suspects in the murder case of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko.

US spies link Litvinenko killing to Kremlin: report
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US spy agencies spent nearly $68 bn in 2014

US spy agencies spent nearly $68 billion in fiscal year 2014, about the same level of spending on intelligence gathering in the previous year.

US spy agencies spent nearly $68 bn in 2014
©Reuters/Chris Helgren
Google's Schmidt fears spying could 'break' Internet

Google's Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday US online spying is a threat so dire it could wind up "breaking the Internet."

Google's Schmidt fears spying could 'break' Internet
Afghan president lifts ban on expelled US reporter
Afghan president lifts ban on expelled US reporter

A New York Times reporter expelled from Afghanistan and accused of having links to spy agencies will be allowed to return.

Afghan president lifts ban on expelled US reporter
Mobile app spyware developer indicted on US charges
Mobile app spyware developer indicted on US charges

The head of a Pakistani company which created an app called StealthGenie allowing users to spy on other people's mobile devices.

Mobile app spyware developer indicted on US charges
Pierce Brosnan. ©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Ex-007 Brosnan back as spy in new action thriller

Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of guns and spies in "The November Man."

Ex-007 Brosnan back as spy in new action thriller
German secret service 'spied on Hillary Clinton': reports
German secret service 'spied on Hillary Clinton': reports

The German secret service listened in on at least one of Hillary Clinton's telephone calls when she was US secretary of state.

German secret service 'spied on Hillary Clinton': reports
Spy chief warns Australians becoming 'extremist propagandists'
Spy chief warns Australians becoming 'extremist propagandists'

Australians are becoming key players in the successful "social media wars" being waged from Iraq and Syria, the country's spy chief has warned.

Spy chief warns Australians becoming 'extremist propagandists'
©Reuters/Ina Fassbender
Berlin asks embassies to name secret service agents in Germany: report

Berlin has asked all foreign diplomatic missions to provide names of secret service agents working in Germany.

Berlin asks embassies to name secret service agents in Germany: report