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Russia jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for spying

Russia jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for spying

Relations between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014 when a popular uprising drove a pro-Russian president from power.

Kremlin rejects accusations, ultimatums over poisoning row

Kremlin rejects accusations, ultimatums over poisoning row

"Moscow does not accept unfounded accusations that are not based on evidence and a language of ultimatums," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Death sentence for Iran-Swedish scientist confirmed

Death sentence for Iran-Swedish scientist confirmed

Iran's Supreme Court confirmed the controversial death sentence against a prominent medical doctor, Iran's Attorney General Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said Monday.

Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

Pakistan allowed the wife and mother of an Indian man convicted of spying to visit him on Monday in Islamabad, eight months after he was sentenced to death by a military court.

Swiss man gets suspended prison term for spying

Swiss man gets suspended prison term for spying

A German court handed a Swiss man accused of spying on a German tax authority a suspended prison term of a year and 10 months and a fine of €40,000 ($46,392).

Russia orders US to cut diplomats over sanctions

Russia orders US to cut diplomats over sanctions

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday announced counter measures in response to tough new sanctions proposed by the United States, ordering Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.

Pakistan: Indian man admits spying, but India dismisses it

Pakistan: Indian man admits spying, but India dismisses it

An Indian citizen sentenced to death for spying in Pakistan has admitted espionage and filed a mercy petition with the chief of army staff, the Pakistan military said, a statement India dismissed as a farce.

World court to rule on Indian 'spy' case on Thursday

World court to rule on Indian 'spy' case on Thursday

The UN's top court will rule on Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence on one of its nationals convicted of spying.

India urges UN court to stop Pakistan executing 'spy'

India urges UN court to stop Pakistan executing 'spy'

The UN's top court will hold an emergency hearing on Monday as India seeks to stop Pakistan from executing an Indian national accused of spying.

China convicts US woman held for 'spying'

China convicts US woman held for 'spying'

A Chinese court has sentenced an American woman to three and a half years in prison and deportation on espionage charges, a US-based rights group said Wednesday, although details about her fate remain unclear.

Pakistan to execute Indian 'spy', says military

Pakistan to execute Indian 'spy', says military

Pakistan will execute an Indian man arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan last year who officials claim has confessed to being a spy for Indian intelligence, the country's powerful military said on Monday.

Pakistani jailed in Germany for spying for Iran

Pakistani jailed in Germany for spying for Iran

A Pakistani man was convicted in Germany on Monday of spying for Iran to search out potential attack targets for the Revolutionary Guards.