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Swiss open probe into spying on Turks in Switzerland

Geneva - Swiss prosecutors said Friday they had opened an investigation into alleged spying on members of the Turkish community in Switzerland by an unspecified "intelligence service".

All eyes on FBI chief as Russia, wiretap claims swirl

Washington - FBI director James Comey will be in the hot seat Monday facing lawmakers who accuse him of stonewalling Congress, as they demand answers about Donald Trump's potential Russia ties and the president's extraordinary accusation of wiretapping by his prede...

Top senators: No evidence Trump Tower bugged by Obama

Washington - President Donald Trump's controversial allegation that the Obama administration wiretapped his Trump Tower in New York wilted further Thursday when two top US senators said they saw no evidence to back the claim.

Kremlin denies involvement after Yahoo cyberattack charges

Moscow - The Kremlin on Thursday denied any official Russian involvement in cybercrimes after the US indicted two FSB intelligence agents over cyberattacks on Yahoo that compromised 500 million accounts.

Russia runs up cyber score against US with Yahoo, election hacks

Washington - US charges that Russia's FSB security service was behind the hacking of Yahoo underscored a worrisome run of successes in Moscow's cyber-efforts against its longtime rival.

US charges two Russian spies in massive Yahoo cyberattack

Washington - Two Russian intelligence agents and a duo of hackers were indicted Wednesday over a data breach that compromised 500 million Yahoo accounts in one of the largest cyberattacks in history.

Taiwan detains China student for alleged espionage

Taipei - Taiwan prosecutors said a man from China, reportedly a recent graduate from one of the island's top universities, was detained Friday on suspicion of espionage, as officials warn of growing China spy threats.

Taiwan detains China student for alleged espionage

Taipei - Taiwan prosecutors said a man from China, reportedly a recent graduate from one of the island's top universities, was detained Friday on suspicion of espionage, as officials warn of growing China spy threats.

Taiwan detains China student for alleged espionage

Taipei - Taiwan prosecutors said a man from China, reportedly a recent graduate from one of the island's top universities, was detained Friday on suspicion of espionage, as officials warn of growing China spy threats.

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' over leaks

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday accused the CIA of "devastating incompetence" for failing to protect its hacking secrets and said he would work with tech companies to develop fixes for them.

WikiLeaks exposes alleged CIA hacking program

Washington - The CIA can turn your TV into a listening device, bypass popular encryption apps, and possibly control your car, according to a trove of alleged documents from the US spy agency released Tuesday by WikiLeaks.

Lithuanian court jails Russian spies

Vilnius - A Lithuanian court on Tuesday jailed a Russian citizen and one of its own nationals for spying for Moscow, in the latest case of espionage as tension simmers between Russia and the West.

Merkel says didn't know Germany spied on allies

Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel testified Thursday that she was surprised to learn almost two years ago that Germany's BND foreign intelligence service was spying on targets in allied nations.

Putin urges 'restoring dialogue' between Russia, US intel

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for Russian intelligence agencies to bolster ties with their US counterparts in the fight against terrorism.

German police raid homes of Turkish imams suspected of spying

Berlin - German police Wednesday raided the homes of four Turkish Muslim preachers suspected of spying for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government on the movement he blames for last year's coup attempt.

CIA director gives medal to top Saudi royal

Riyadh - The heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honoured his counter-terrorism work.

Snowden's lawyer says extradition report is 'speculation'

Moscow - Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer on Saturday dismissed a US report that Moscow was considering extraditing the NSA whistleblower as a "gift" to President Donald Trump.

Argentina's ex-spy chief faces arrest

Buenos Aires - Prosecutors have requested the arrest of Argentina's intelligence chief under former president Cristina Kirchner over murky accusations he shielded a fugitive drug trafficker from arrest.

Review: New book tells that MI6's man was Popov as the real James Bond Special

Watching the latest Bond movie "Spectre" on Netflix had me thinking about who really was the basis for the "007 James Bond persona?" Was it just one person or several?

US tweaks sanctions on Russia spy service FSB

Washington - The US Treasury tweaked its sweeping sanctions on Russia's FSB intelligence agency Thursday to make sure US traders in Russia can obtain FSB-required import permits for certain US technology goods.

Real-life 'Q' is a woman, British spy chief reveals

London - The inventor behind James Bond's ingenious gadgets, codenamed "Q" in the spy films, exists in reality and is actually a woman, the head of Britain's MI6 espionage agency has said.

Top US spy: Intel community not source of Trump leaks

Washington - US intelligence chief James Clapper has expressed "profound dismay" to Donald Trump over leaked details of a security briefing that reportedly contained explosive but unsubstantiated allegations about the president-elect.

Trump doubtful as US spy chiefs to testify on Russian hacking

Washington - Top US spy chiefs will testify in Congress Thursday on alleged Russian interference in the US election as President-elect Donald Trump continued to question intelligence that Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic party computers.

Snowden a 'fabricator' in contact with Russian intel: report

Washington - A scathing US Congressional report released Thursday branded intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a "serial exaggerator and fabricator" and said he has had continual contact with Russian intelligence services.

EU top court rules against bulk retention of emails

Luxembourg - The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday against the bulk retention of emails and other electronic data by EU member states, such as that under new British legislation.

UK lawmakers approve 'most sweeping' surveillance powers

London - The British parliament this week gave the green light to new bulk surveillance powers for police and intelligence services that critics have denounced as the most far-reaching of any western democracy.

Macedonia charges 10 spies in wiretapping scandal

Skopje - Ten Macedonian intelligence officers, including senior spies, have been charged with wiretapping thousands of people in a scandal that plunged the country into political crisis last year, prosecutors said Friday.

US intelligence chief Clapper resigns

Washington - US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Thursday that he had submitted his resignation, stepping down as President-elect Donald Trump begins to assemble his new administration.

India expels Pakistani visa official for 'espionage'

New Delhi - India announced Thursday it was expelling a Pakistani visa official for suspected spying after he was briefly detained carrying sensitive defence documents, with tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours already running high.

Foreign spies hacked Australian agency, report says

Sydney - Foreign spies installed malicious software on an Australian government agency's computer system, stealing an unknown number of documents, an official report revealed Wednesday, stopping short of naming the country involved.
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Dusko Popov the playboy. Born to a wealthy and prominent family  he was accustomed to living well an...
Dusko Popov the playboy. Born to a wealthy and prominent family, he was accustomed to living well and cultivated an impressive lifestyle that drew people to him, especially the ladies.
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Casino Estoril, in Portugal not far from Lisbon is the place where Ian Fleming encountered Dusko Popov and used that chance encounter/impression as the basis for the James Bond character in his novels.
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