Russia accuses Norwegian man of submarine espionage

Europe 04/02/19, 09:26

A Russian prosecutor says that a Norwegian man jailed on espionage charges has acquired classified information on Russian nuclear submarines.Frode Berg was arrested in Moscow in December 2017. His lawyer says that Berg, a retired Norwegian border inspector, is the victim of a setup.Prosecutor Milana Digayeva told Russian news agencies ...

Russian diplomat accused of espionage quietly leaves Sweden

Europe 03/28/19, 15:10

A Russian diplomat quietly left Sweden following the arrest of a computer specialist he allegedly handled as a spy and met for dinner in Stockholm three weeks ago to carry out an act of espionage, Swedish authorities said.The delay in Moscow recalling the diplomat back to Russia after he was ...

Turkish employee of US consulate to remain in custody

Europe 03/28/19, 08:27

A court in Istanbul ruled on Thursday that a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate should remain in custody pending the outcome of his trial on charges of espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.The court's interim decision could further strain ties between the ...

Trial begins against Turkish employee of US Consulate

Europe 03/26/19, 05:11

A Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul appeared in court Tuesday charged with espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government in a case that further frayed ties between the two NATO allies.The trial against Metin Topuz, a translator and fixer for the Drug Enforcement Agency at the ...

Russian court upholds arrest for suspected US spy

Europe 03/14/19, 07:46

A Russian court has upheld an earlier ruling to keep a former U.S. Marine in a Moscow jail for three more months as he faces espionage charges.Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, was arrested in a hotel room in the Russian capital at the ...

Pakistan’s army strips ex-spy chief of pension over book

World 02/22/19, 10:02

Pakistan's army has stripped a former spy chief of his pension and other benefits over a book he co-authored with his former Indian counterpart.Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, an army spokesman, said Friday that a military court has found retired Lt. Gen. Asad Durrani guilty of violating the military's code of ...

Pakistan says India using UN court for ‘political theater’

Europe 02/19/19, 05:21

Pakistan has accused India of using the United Nations' highest court for "political theater" as it urged judges to dismiss an Indian case seeking to save an alleged spy from execution.The International Court of Justice case centers on the fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was convicted of espionage by a ...

Zimmermann had espionage in mind at NY Fashion Week

Entertainment 02/11/19, 17:52

Perhaps in another life, Nicky Zimmermann would have been a spy, an extremely chic one.The Australian fashion designer had espionage on her mind Monday at the New York Fashion Week show of her Zimmerman brand. She showed luxe trench coats made of buttery leather, hooded anoraks and bomber jackets in ...

Turkey: US Consulate employee who did DEA work has trial set

Europe 02/01/19, 09:51

A Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul is set to go on trial in March on charges of espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government, a court decided Friday. A court ruled to keep Metin Topuz, a translator and fixer for the Drug Enforcement Agency, in pretrial detention ...

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spy charges

Business 01/12/19, 11:08

Chinese tech giant Huawei said Saturday it has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland on spying charges.The allegations against Wang Weijing "have no relation to the company," Huawei Technologies Ltd. said in a statement. It said Wang was fired because the incident "brought Huawei into disrepute," a violation ...

Update: Orange is cooperating in Poland spying case

Europe 01/11/19, 09:51

The Latest on the espionage-related arrests in Poland (all times local):3:40 p.m.Orange, a leading telecommunications company in Poland, says it's cooperating with the Polish security services who say a Polish employee at the company and a Chinese manager for tech giant Huawei have been accused of spying on Poland for ...

Poland charges Huawei manager, ex-spy with spying for China

Europe 01/11/19, 09:38

Poland's counter-espionage agency has arrested a Chinese manager at tech giant Huawei in Poland and one of its own former officers and informed them both that they face charges of spying on Poland for China, state television reported Friday.The two men were arrested Tuesday, according to the Internal Security Agency. ...

American arrested in Russia as spy was there for a wedding

Politics 01/01/19, 20:48

Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine arrested in Russia on espionage charges, was visiting Moscow over the holidays to attend a wedding when he suddenly disappeared, his brother said Tuesday. Whelan, 48, who is head of global security for a Michigan-based auto parts supplier, was arrested on Friday. In announcing the ...

US charges 2 with China intelligence ties in hacking case

Politics 12/20/18, 11:36

U.S. officials say two Chinese citizens acting on behalf of their country's main intelligence agency carried out an extensive hacking campaign to steal data from government agencies and companies in the United States and nearly a dozen other nations. It was the latest in a series of Justice Department indictments ...

Espionage or incrimination? Risks from stolen Marriott data

Tech 12/01/18, 00:31

Security experts alarmed by the scope of a data breach at the Marriott hotel empire worry that stolen information on specific hotel stays could be used for burglary, espionage or reputational attacks.Hackers stole information on as many as 500 million guests of the Marriott hotel empire over four years, obtaining ...

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