- Media rights group sues German spy agency Updated: Jul-01-15 9:51 am
BERLIN - Media rights group Reporters without Borders says it is suing Germany's foreign intelligence agency, claiming that it spies on the organization's emails sent to foreign contacts in countries such as China or Uzbekistan.
- Romania Parliament approves new spy chief in blow to premier Updated: Jun-30-15 4:22 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's Parliament approved a new spy chief opposed by the prime minister on Tuesday, dealing a blow to the leader who faces increasing pressure to resign amid a corruption investigation.
- WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business Updated: Jun-29-15 4:39 pm
- N. Korea sentences 2 South Koreans to life on spying charges Updated: Jun-23-15 4:44 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced two South Koreans to life in prison with labor after finding them guilty of spying for Seoul.
- Tribunal: UK spy agency kept data on rights groups too long Updated: Jun-22-15 1:49 pm
LONDON - A British tribunal has ruled that the electronic eavesdropping agency GCHQ violated the rights of two overseas human rights agencies by failing to delete intercepted data on time.
- While feds investigate, MLB holds back on hacking probe Updated: Jun-19-15 2:49 am
The case of compromised Houston Astros player intel is a federal investigation, not a baseball probe, says MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.
- Al-Qaida kills 2 alleged spies after Yemen leader killed Updated: Jun-17-15 9:13 am
SANAA, Yemen - Al-Qaida militants in Yemen killed two men accused of spying for the United States and hung their bodies off a bridge on Wednesday, a day after the jihadi group announced the death of its leader in a U.S. drone strike.
- The Latest: Man shot near base said he found 'spy devices' Updated: Jun-16-15 4:40 pm
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- Virginia man pleads guilty to attempted espionage charge Updated: Jun-15-15 5:54 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A 35-year-old Virginia man has pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for providing schematics of an aircraft carrier under construction to someone he believed was an Egyptian intelligence officer.
- Russian banker asks judge to reject charges that he's a spy Updated: Jun-11-15 7:21 pm
NEW YORK - A Russian citizen who worked in Manhattan as a banker asked a federal judge Thursday to toss out charges that he participated in a Cold War-style Russian spy ring.
- Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist Updated: Jun-11-15 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON - Jason Matthews spent 33 years as a CIA operations officer before retiring to write spy novels. With his second novel, Palace of Treason, out this week, he sat down with The Associated Press to discuss espionage, real and imagined. This exchange has been edited and condensed.
- Swiss, Austrians conduct spying probes over Iran talks Updated: Jun-11-15 9:25 am
BERLIN - Swiss prosecutors are conducting an espionage investigation amid suspicions that hotels hosting the talks on Iran's nuclear program have been targeted in a cyber-spying campaign. Austria is also looking into the allegations.
- Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist Updated: Jun-11-15 8:10 am
WASHINGTON - When Jason Matthews retired after more than three decades as a CIA operative, writing fiction proved a form of therapy.
- Cybersecurity firm says spying campaign targeted Iran talks Updated: Jun-10-15 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON - A cybersecurity firm with close ties to Russian intelligence said Wednesday it uncovered a cyber-espionage campaign targeting hotels that hosted Iran nuclear negotiations, the details of which are among the most closely held secrets in world diplomacy.
- US reporter's mother speaks while son is in Iran court Updated: Jun-08-15 12:29 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - The mother of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian said Monday that Iran has charged her son for simply "reporting on a country that he loves," as he addressed the judge overseeing his closed-door espionage trial.
- Strange truck on Springfield streets is mapping, not spying Updated: Jun-07-15 1:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Oregon - No, the strange looking dark-gray vehicle, equipped with nearly two dozen cameras and being driven around the city, isn't from the National Security Agency or the FBI.
- Prosecutor: Death won't stop trade secrets theft probe Updated: Jun-07-15 1:21 pm
PITTSBURGH - The death of a retired researcher accused of having stolen trade secrets for a Chinese company won't stop the investigation, authorities in western Pennsylvania said.
- Relatives of Americans in Iran press for their release Updated: Jun-02-15 3:30 pm
WASHINGTON - Relatives of four Americans missing or detained in Iran told Congress on Tuesday of milestones missed - weddings, graduations, birth of grandchildren - and asked U.S. officials to push harder for their release in negotiations with Tehran on a nuclear deal.