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German intelligence official held in Russia spying probe
World

German intelligence official held in Russia spying probe

Ties between Russia and Germany have deteriorated dramatically since the invasion of Ukraine earlier this year, and German officials are on high alert for Russian espionage

A look back at historical events that took place on 15 October
World

A look back at historical events that took place on 15 October

On this day, while the exotic dancer Mata Hari was executed in 1917 by a French firing squad for espionage, in 1935 Emperor Haile Selassie waged a Holy War to recapture the sacred city of Aksum from the Italians

IAF officer honey-trapped, arrested by Delhi Police Crime Branch on espionage charges; Pakistan's ISI involvement suspected
India

IAF officer honey-trapped, arrested by Delhi Police Crime Branch on espionage charges; Pakistan's ISI involvement suspected

IAF officer Devendra Sharma, posted in Delhi at record office, was honey-trapped over social media and attempts were made to extract crucial and sensitive information from him

Slow Horses review: Gary Oldman delivers yet another memorable performance in Apple TV's espionage drama
Entertainment

Slow Horses review: Gary Oldman delivers yet another memorable performance in Apple TV's espionage drama

By the time you have fallen for the plot and the world Slow Horses, you would have fallen for Gary Oldman as well. Or vice-versa.

Mrs. Wilson review: Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, Anupam Kher impress in intriguing saga of a spy who led too many lives
Entertainment

Mrs. Wilson review: Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, Anupam Kher impress in intriguing saga of a spy who led too many lives

The espionage drama unravels against a backdrop of adventure and brims with mush, melodrama, and mystery, entertaining despite its dark, sadder edges.

Obsessed with Assange, Mike Pompeo wanted WikiLeaks founder kidnapped, assassinated or poisoned, claims report
World

Obsessed with Assange, Mike Pompeo wanted WikiLeaks founder kidnapped, assassinated or poisoned, claims report

The Yahoo News investigation is based on conversations with more than 30 former US officials

Tabu to reunite with Vishal Bhardwaj for Netflix India spy thriller Khufiya
Entertainment

Tabu to reunite with Vishal Bhardwaj for Netflix India spy thriller Khufiya

Khufiya will see Tabu play a R&AW agent "grappling with her dual identity of a spy and a lover."

Indian Army man arrested for providing classified documents to Pakistan’s ISI, says Delhi Police
India

Indian Army man arrested for providing classified documents to Pakistan’s ISI, says Delhi Police

The development comes after a vegetable supplier at the Pokhran Army base camp was held for allegedly obtaining sensitive documents from an army man for money and providing them to ISI

The Family Man: Raj & DK on moving action to South India, lack of women crew, and breaking character with Chellam Sir
Entertainment

The Family Man: Raj & DK on moving action to South India, lack of women crew, and breaking character with Chellam Sir

"We need to regroup, clear our heads, and sit and start writing it, so that we're not too influenced but are still cognizant of what was great and what was not," say Raj & DK on Season 3 of their successful espionage show The Family Man.

Russia hopes to launch its own space station in 2025, says Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin
science

Russia hopes to launch its own space station in 2025, says Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin

"The first core module of the new Russian orbital station is in the works," Rogozin said in a statement.

ISRO espionage case: SC orders CBI probe into role of Kerala cops who arrested scientist Nambi Narayan
India

ISRO espionage case: SC orders CBI probe into role of Kerala cops who arrested scientist Nambi Narayan

The apex court said the CBI may treat the report of a high-level panel as part of its preliminary investigation, and asked the agency to submit its report to the court within three months

India expels two Pakistani officials for spying: Islamabad unlikely to wait long before hitting back at New Delhi
India

India expels two Pakistani officials for spying: Islamabad unlikely to wait long before hitting back at New Delhi

The two nuclear-armed powers, which have been at loggerheads for decades, have a long record of indulging in such tit-for-tat measures.

India expels two Pakistan diplomats for espionage; fake Aadhaar cards recovered from duo, say officials
India

India expels two Pakistan diplomats for espionage; fake Aadhaar cards recovered from duo, say officials

India on Sunday ordered two officials of the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi to leave the country in 24 hours after they were apprehended on charges of spying, according to several media reports.

Uncovering Israel's not-so-secret weapon in the fight against COVID-19: The spies of Mossad
World

Uncovering Israel's not-so-secret weapon in the fight against COVID-19: The spies of Mossad

Mossad officers, primarily associated with covert operations abroad in the name of protecting Israel, are not normally in the business of public health

Two Indian nationals arrested in Pakistan for entering country 'illegally'; one of the accused is software engineer, say authorities
India

Two Indian nationals arrested in Pakistan for entering country 'illegally'; one of the accused is software engineer, say authorities

Two Indian nationals have been arrested by authorities in Pakistan on Monday for allegedly entering the country illegally, according media reports.

Pegasus scandal is latest confirmation that you are being spied on and always have been
India

Pegasus scandal is latest confirmation that you are being spied on and always have been

Faced with the Pegasus cellphone-interception scandal, and a long list of governments mired in allegations that they used it to illegally surveil political opponents, fears have risen across the world for the future of our privacy

Sonia Gandhi terms WhatsApp 'snooping' illegal, shameful; Randeep Surjewala asks Centre to reveal 'who bought' Pegasus spyware
Politics

Sonia Gandhi terms WhatsApp 'snooping' illegal, shameful; Randeep Surjewala asks Centre to reveal 'who bought' Pegasus spyware

Congress leaders slammed the government over WhatsApp spying incident with party president Sonia Gandhi dubbing the 'snooping' on activists, journalists and political persons as illegal, unconstitutional and shameful

WhatsApp claims it informed authorities about vulnerability in May 2019; govt sources say advisory full of 'technical jargon'
India

WhatsApp claims it informed authorities about vulnerability in May 2019; govt sources say advisory full of 'technical jargon'

WhatsApp claims it informed the Government of India about hacking in May 2019, however, government sources claim it was 'pure technical jargon' and didn't mention Pegasus spyware