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Trump and Russia: what drives the suspicions?

Washington - President Donald Trump faced new heat Monday after news reports that he has hid from aides the details of discussions with Vladimir Putin and that the FBI investigated him as a potential national security risk who might be acting on behalf of Russia.

China's Huawei fires employee detained in Poland

Bejing - Huawei said Saturday it has fired a Chinese employee who was arrested in Poland on espionage allegations, as China's telecom giant distanced itself from the case amid Western concerns that it could act as a proxy for Chinese security services.

Poland arrests Chinese businessman suspected of spying

Warsaw - Poland said Friday it had arrested a Chinese businessman suspected of spying for China, with local media identifying him as a Huawei director.

Israel ex-minister to get 11 years for spying for Iran

Jerusalem - An Israeli ex-minister charged with spying for the country's arch-foe Iran has reached a plea bargain with prosecutors that will see him serve 11 years in prison, the justice ministry said Wednesday.

Israel ex-minister to get 11 years for spying for Iran

Jerusalem - An Israeli ex-minister charged with spying for the country's arch-foe Iran has reached a plea bargain with prosecutors that will see him serve 11 years in prison, the justice ministry said Wednesday.

US companies urged to protect against foreign government hackers

Washington - The US intelligence community launched a campaign Monday to help US business defend against hacking by foreign governments like China and Russia.

Family fears US man held in Russia is pawn in diplomatic dispute

Newmarket - The brother of an American detained in Russia for alleged spying says the ex-Marine might be caught in a diplomatic tug-of-war between the two powers, and the family fears he could be convicted on flimsy evidence.

Moscow demands answers after FBI arrests Russian

Moscow - Russia demanded an explanation from the United States on Saturday over the arrest of one of its nationals, amid tensions between the two countries after Moscow held a US citizen for alleged espionage.

Congress should help secure release of American charged in Russia as spy: family

Washington - The family of Paul Whelan, the American arrested last week in Moscow as an alleged spy, called Friday for Congress as well as the State Department to secure his release.

UK warns Russia against 'chess games' over alleged spy

London - Britain warned Russia on Friday against playing "diplomatic chess games" following the arrest of Paul Whelan, an ex-Marine with dual UK and US citizenship, on charges of espionage."We don't agree with individuals being used in diplomatic chess games......

'Asylum-seeking' N. Korea envoy from diplomatic family, says defector

Seoul - A North Korean diplomat in Italy said to be seeking asylum is from a "prestigious diplomatic family" with both his father and father-in-law having worked in Pyongyang's foreign ministry, according to a senior defector.

US citizen held in Moscow charged with 'espionage': lawyer

Moscow - Russian prosecutors have charged an American ex-Marine detained in Moscow last week with espionage, his lawyer said Thursday, the latest in a series of spying accusations between Moscow and Washington.

US envoy meets American accused by Russia of spying

Moscow - The US ambassador to Russia on Wednesday met an American ex-Marine accused of espionage whose detention has sparked the latest rift between the countries.

US seeking access to ex-Marine detained in Russia: Pompeo

Bras - The United States is expecting to quickly get consular access to a former Marine arrested in Russia for alleged spying to learn more about the charges, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday.

Ex-Marine arrested in Moscow for 'spying' is innocent, family says

Washington - An American ex-Marine arrested in Moscow for alleged espionage is innocent, his family said Tuesday.The detention of Paul Whelan marked the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

Russia detains American suspected of espionage

Moscow - Russia said Monday its security services had detained a US citizen in Moscow accused of spying, the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

Latvian cardinal, ex-PM, judge top list of KGB collaborators

Riga - A former prime minister, the current Supreme Court chief justice and a late Catholic cardinal are among Latvians who collaborated with the KGB during the Cold War, according to bombshell files released Friday.

EU probes hack of 'thousands' of diplomatic cables

Apo - The EU announced an urgent investigation on Wednesday after suspected Chinese military hackers accessed thousands of sensitive diplomatic cables.

'Thousands' of EU diplomatic cables hacked: report

Apo - Hackers apparently connected to China accessed thousands of sensitive EU diplomatic cables, the New York Times reported Wednesday, in the latest embarrassing data breach to hit a major international organisation.

Accused Russian agent pleads guilty in US

Washington - A Russian national who built a powerful network of Republican contacts via the US gun rights lobby that reached into President Donald Trump's circle admitted Thursday acting as an illegal foreign agent.

US believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

Washington - The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing.

US believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

Washington - The United States said Wednesday that China was behind the massive hack of data from hotel giant Marriott, part of an ongoing global campaign of cyber-theft run by Beijing.

US believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack: report

Washington - US investigators believe that Chinese intelligence was behind the massive hack of data on some 500 million guests of hotel giant Marriott, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Russia gives ex-cop 13 years in Norwegian spy case

Moscow - A former Russian police officer accused of handing documents to an alleged Norwegian spy was on Tuesday sentenced by a Moscow court to 13 years in prison, news agencies reported.

Accused Russian 'agent' to plead guilty

Washington - A Russian gun rights advocate who built a powerful network of Republican contacts that reached into President Donald Trump's circle has reached a deal to plead guilty after her arrest for acting as an illegal foreign agent, a court filing by her lawyer...

Czech intelligence says it busted Russian spying network

Prague - The Czech Republic's intelligence agency said Friday it had smashed a Russian spying network, after the EU member's pro-Russian, pro-Chinese president had criticised it for poor results.

Huawei arrest a 'despicable rogue' action: Chinese media

Bejing - Chinese state-run media on Friday condemned the arrest in Canada of a top executive of telecoms giant Huawei on a US extradition request as a "despicable rogue's approach" to contain Chinese high-tech ambitions.

China arrest another sign of Trump's disjointed diplomacy

Washington - When Donald Trump flew back from a summit with China in Buenos Aires, he hailed it as "amazing" and raised hopes of a breakthrough on ending a trade war.

Canada defends Huawei arrest after markets wobble

Montr - Canada on Thursday defended its arrest of an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei on a US extradition request after markets wobbled on fears of fresh friction between Washington and Beijing.

White House knew in advance about Huawei arrest

Washington - The White House said Thursday it knew in advance that Canada planned to arrest an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei on the same day as a summit between Washington and Beijing.
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