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Attacks in Sri Lanka due to intelligence lapse

Government of Sri Lanka has admitted that there was a major intelligence lapse before the bomb blast that took…

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Chile: Manuel Contreras, spy chief in Pinochet regime, dies aged 86

Manuel Contreras, the chief of intelligence service in Chile during the Augusto Pinochet regime, has died at…

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US: Former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore announces 2016 presidency bid

Jim Gilmore, the former Virginia Governor, has entered the Republican race for the 2016 US presidency. It’s…

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Jonathan Pollard, American who spied for Israel, to be freed: reports

Jonathan Pollard, an American who was jailed for 30 years for being an Israeli spy, is set to be freed…

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'Israeli special forces assassinated' senior Syrian military officer in 2008: report

Leaked American intelligence has revealed that Israeli special forces assassinated Brig Gen Mahmoud Suleiman, a top Syrian military officer known…

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NSA spied on three French presidents, says Wikileaks

America's National Security Agency (NSA) spied on three French presidents between 2006 and 2012, according to the latest revelations by…

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Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake arrested in UK

Karenzi Karake, the Rwandan intelligence head, has been arrested in London, media reports say. Karake, who is…

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Second major breach: Now, US intelligence and military data targeted

Hackers, believed to be based in China, may have accessed information on American military and intelligence personnel,…

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Over 100 documents recovered from Osama bin Laden raid released

The US has released over 100 documents and letters recovered from the 2011 special forces raid on…

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Chile: Pinochet's secret police chief sentenced again; jail term increases to 505 years

Manuel Contreras, the secret police chief of Chile’s former dictator Augusto Pinochet, has been handed another 15-year…

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North Korea's defense chief executed, reports say

The North Korean regime has executed its defense chief Hyon Yong Chol on charges of treason, according to the South…

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Yemen: US steps up weapons supply to Saudi-led coalition

The US is speeding up the delivery of arms to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition which is carrying out air attacks…

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Syria: Islamist rebels target intelligence headquarters in Aleppo

A bomb attack on the intelligence headquarters of Syria’s Aleppo city has reportedly killed several security personnel.…

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Saudi Arabia: King Salman reshuffles cabinet, appoints new intelligence chief

In a major reshuffle of his cabinet just a week after acceding to the throne, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman…

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Argentina's president set to dissolve intelligence agency

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said she will disband the country’s intelligence agency. She said a…

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Ma Jian, China's spy chief, probed for corruption

Chinese authorities have confirmed that Ma Jian, a top intelligence chief, is being probed for corruption, the latest high-ranking official…

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British references in CIA torture report removed

References to UK’s intelligence agencies from the US Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation methods were deleted following requests from…

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CIA's interrogation methods were 'brutal', says Senate report

A damning US Senate report has said that the CIA’s interrogations of suspected terrorists was “brutal” in the years following…

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Inquiry into Benghazi consulate attack clears US response

A probe into the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi has given a clean chit to the Obama administration’s…

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un walks without stick

Photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un showing him walking without a stick have been published in the state-controlled media…

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