Former spy who tried to sell military secrets to China is sentenced
A former spy was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to sell classified U.S. national defense information to the communist regime in China, the U.S. Department of Justice reported Sept. 24. Ron Rockwell Hansen, 60, of Syracuse, Utah, pleaded ...
Iran: Female defendant not in court as others tried for spying
Human Rights Watch tells VOA Persian the absent defendant is Niloufar Bayani, who another rights group says complained of being forced to confess when trial began Jan. 30
Ex-Iranian official blasts world’s silence as conservationists go on trial
Former deputy environment chief sees no advocacy by environmentalists for Iranian conservationists whose trial began this week
Iran’s cyber spies looking to get personal
New reports from cybersecurity firm FireEye, and others, indicate Tehran is swallowing up PII - personally identifiable information – to gain leverage in future operations
Q&A: What is Huawei and why does Washington worry about it?
Huawei is China's first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network switching gear used by phone and internet companies. It has spent a decade battling U.S. ...
Australia demands release of author detained in China
China is investigating Yang Hengjun for allegations of ‘involvement in criminal activities endangering national security’
Huawei fires sales manager who Poland charged with spying
The Chinese tech company Huawei on Saturday announced it has fired a sales director who was arrested in Poland and charged with spying for China, saying he has brought the firm's reputation "into disrepute."The company said it has "decided to ...
Trudeau says China not respecting diplomatic immunity
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Chinese officials are not respecting the diplomatic immunity of one of the Canadians detained in China last month as he ramped up efforts to get them released. China arrested former Canadian ...
Russia: Too early to consider exchange of US spy suspect
Russia's deputy foreign minister is brushing back suggestions that an American being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be exchanged for a Russian. Paul Whelan, who also holds Canadian, British and Irish citizenship, was detained in late December. His ...
US ambassador meets with American held in Russia
Access granted just hours after demand from US secretary of state
US demands release of retired Marine held in Russia on spy charges
Pompeo also wants explanation on why Paul Whelan was arrested
American arrested in Russia as spy was there for a wedding
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 ...
Russia detains American suspected of espionage
US intelligence services have accused Moscow of interfering in the 2016 presidential election
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