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#Espionage

From TheJournal.ie US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence Espionage

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

From TheJournal.ie Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance Moscow

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Russia detains American man suspected of espionage Spy

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

From TheJournal.ie China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

From TheJournal.ie Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies Espionage

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

From The42 Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge Black Ops

Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge

Adrian Gard was charged after a device was discovered ahead of New Zealand’s Sydney Test against the Wallabies in August.

From TheJournal.ie WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA' Espionage

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'

The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.

From TheJournal.ie Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed Present Danger

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed

US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.

From The42 Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney Black Ops

Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney

The revelation that New Zealand’s meetings had been bugged caused serious tension between the unions.

From TheJournal.ie Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life Espionage

Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life

The agent was always played by a man in the film franchise.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms

Manning’s legal team say she will be kept under close observation for several weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years Jonathan Pollard

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

From The42 The tactics the Wallabies didn't want you to see... or did they? Open Secret

The tactics the Wallabies didn't want you to see... or did they?

We bet Kieran Read is super rattled right now.

From The42 'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations Gripping Thriller

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations

A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

From TheJournal.ie Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine Spying

Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine

The NSA snooped on Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s residence in the Vatican before he was elected as Pope Francis in March according to Panorama magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison Espionage

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

The 25-year-old soldier was also dishonourably discharged from the US Army.

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial Wikileaks

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said the conviction of Bradley Manning on 20 out of 22 counts set a “dangerous precedent”.

From TheJournal.ie Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden SNOWDEN

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

From TheJournal.ie WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications SNOWDEN

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications

WikiLeaks it would not be identifying the countries involved “due to attempted US interference” in the Edward Snowden’s asylum applications.

From TheJournal.ie Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor' Fugitive

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'

Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems Asylum

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems

Uncovered documents show the South American country has major surveillance capabilities.

From TheJournal.ie Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia Edward Snowden

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

Snowden’s latest revelations show the NSA was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages.

From TheJournal.ie US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents Phone Tapping

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents

The former government contractor revealed that the NSA collects Americans’ phone records and internet data from US companies.

From TheJournal.ie Russian spy case details may be made public Inquest

Russian spy case details may be made public

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

From The42 Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder Espionage

Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder

The Inter Milan midfielder claims that tactics were leaked to the press before games.

From TheJournal.ie Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips Espionage

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

From TheJournal.ie Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying' Iran

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

From TheJournal.ie Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain Not A Spy

Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain

The British government had claimed that Ekaterina Zatuliveter had used her job at MP Mike Hancock’s office to pass intelligence information back to Russia.

From TheJournal.ie CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon CIA

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

The United States has suffered a huge security setback after several CIA operatives in two distinct networks were captured by Iran and Hezbollah. The informants are feared dead.

From TheJournal.ie Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals Colombia

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals

The Colombian president says the agency’s staff will be transferred to other state positions before a new intelligence organisation is established.

From TheJournal.ie Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US Iran

Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US

Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer say they were arrested after accidentally crossing the border into Iran during a trip to neighbouring Iraq in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel Spying

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube China

Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube

Footage of a Chinese general briefing officials about sensitive and potentially embarrassing spying cases have been leaked online.

From TheJournal.ie South Koreans accused of spying for Pyongyang South Korea

South Koreans accused of spying for Pyongyang

The five men are accused of providing sensitive military and political information to North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie US 'deeply disappointed' at Iran's sentencing of hikers Iran

US 'deeply disappointed' at Iran's sentencing of hikers

Two men who claim they accidentally wandered across the Iranian border have been sentenced for spying.

From TheJournal.ie Iran closes US hikers espionage case Iran

Iran closes US hikers espionage case

However, the court won’t deliver its verdict until during the week, dampening hopes for their immediate release.

From TheJournal.ie Iran prepared to release US men jailed for spying: lawyer Iran

Iran prepared to release US men jailed for spying: lawyer

A third American arrested for crossing the Iranian border illegally in 2009 was released last year on bail.