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Chinese spy seeks asylum in Australia after Beijing espionage claims

Chinese spy seeks asylum in Australia after Beijing espionage claims

A Chinese spy who defected to Australia says he is seeking asylum after reportedly revealing details of political interference operations by Beijing to Australian intelligence.

Assange faces February US extradition hearing

Assange faces February US extradition hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's full extradition hearing to face espionage charges in the United States will begin in February, an English judge ruled on Friday.

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.

China's Huawei fires employee detained in Poland

China's Huawei fires employee detained in Poland

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.

Moscow says FBI arrested Russian a day after it detained ex-US Marine

Moscow says FBI arrested Russian a day after it detained ex-US Marine

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday the United States had detained a Russian citizen, a day after Moscow arrested the former US Marine Paul Whelan on suspicion of spying.

Belgium reviews smartphone use by troops to counter spying

Belgium reviews smartphone use by troops to counter spying

Belgium's defense ministry is reviewing restrictions on the use of smartphones by active-duty soldiers on operations to counter potential espionage and data tracking especially by Russia, local media reported on Saturday.

French Senate official arrested on charges of spying for North Korea

French Senate official arrested on charges of spying for North Korea

Intelligence agencies have arrested a senior French civil servant who worked at the French Senate on suspicion of passing confidential information to the dictatorial regime of North Korea ...

Canada says it was targeted by Russian cyber attacks

Canada says it was targeted by Russian cyber attacks

Canada said Thursday it too was targeted by Russian cyber attacks, citing breaches at its center for ethics in sports and at the Montreal-based World Anti-Doping Agency ...

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia for espionage

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia for espionage

A Cambodian court jailed an Australian filmmaker for six years on Friday after finding him guilty of espionage for flying a drone over an opposition party rally.

Jailed British-Iranian charity worker ordered back into incarceration

Jailed British-Iranian charity worker ordered back into incarceration

A British-Iranian charity worker jailed for espionage in Iran has to return to prison after a three-day release expired, her husband said Sunday, according to the Press Association.

Turkey court rejects new appeal to free US pastor

Turkey court rejects new appeal to free US pastor

Andrew Brunson, who faces 35 years in jail over terror and espionage charges, will remain under house arrest.

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Norway's rightwing Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg quit on Monday after breaching security protocol when he went on holiday to Iran with an Iranian-born former beauty queen, in a major media scandal.