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  • Obama Speaks with Angela Merkel After Spy Row: US Official

    Obama Speaks with Angela Merkel After Spy Row: US Official

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday spoke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time since a row over US spying prompted Germany to turf out the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) station chief in Berlin.

  • Germany Kicks Out Top US Spy Over Espionage Claims

    Germany Kicks Out Top US Spy Over Espionage Claims

    Germany on Thursday demanded Washington's top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of US espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.

  • Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to "be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership," a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they're ready to shed the humility and s...

  • Anger Mounts as Germany Unearths Second US Spy Suspect

    Anger Mounts as Germany Unearths Second US Spy Suspect

    German politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday to news of a suspected U.S. spy in the defence ministry, which came days after the arrest of a German foreign intelligence agency worker as a suspected CIA informant.

  • US Says Will Work With Germany to Resolve New Spy Row

    US Says Will Work With Germany to Resolve New Spy Row

    The United States pledged Monday to cool a new spy row with Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel warned reports of involving an alleged German double agent and the CIA could mark a fresh breach of trust between allies.

  • CIA Had Role in Germany Spy Affair

    CIA Had Role in Germany Spy Affair

    The Central Intelligence Agency was involved in a spying operation against Germany that led to the alleged recruitment of a German intelligence official and has prompted renewed outrage in Berlin, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on M...

  • CIA Planned a Bin Laden 'Demon' Doll

    CIA Planned a Bin Laden 'Demon' Doll

    The CIA once considered producing a toy action figure of Osama bin Laden that would transform into a devil-eyed demon, hoping to persuade children abroad that he was no hero, but a scary villain.

  • US Spy Agency Joins Facebook, Twitter

    US Spy Agency Joins Facebook, Twitter

    The spy agency cast the move as an effort to better get out its message and engage directly with the public, but its first Twitter message, sent out shortly before 2 p.m.(1800 GMT), did not indicate there would be major revelations.

  • US Spy Agency CIA Uncovers Sense of Humour in Debut Tweet

    US Spy Agency CIA Uncovers Sense of Humour in Debut Tweet

    For a spy agency that likes to blend into the background, the CIA's debut on Twitter has revealed a covert sense of humor.

  • United States' CIA Drone Killing Program in Pakistan Winding Down

    United States' CIA Drone Killing Program in Pakistan Winding Down

    The CIA's drone program in Pakistan, once the mainstay of President Barack Obama's counterterrorism effort, is winding down: There hasn't been a drone strike in Pakistan since last Christmas.

  • US Will Still Use Drone Strikes: Barack Obama

    US Will Still Use Drone Strikes: Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he will continue to "take direct action" by ordering drone strikes and capture operations against suspected terrorists "when necessary to protect ourselves."

  • Barack Obama's Top Lawyer to Look Into CIA Officer Revelation

    Barack Obama's Top Lawyer to Look Into CIA Officer Revelation

    President Barack Obama's top lawyer will look into how the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan was accidentally revealed to thousands of journalists, the White House said on Tuesday.

  • White House Mistakenly Reveals CIA Official's Name

    White House Mistakenly Reveals CIA Official's Name

    The Obama administration accidentally revealed the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan in an email to thousands of journalists during the president's surprise weekend trip to Bagram Air Field.

  • Top CIA Officer in Afghanistan Mistakenly Named by White House: Report

    Top CIA Officer in Afghanistan Mistakenly Named by White House: Report

    The White House inadvertently included the name of the top CIA official in Afghanistan on a list of participants in a military briefing with President Barack Obama that was distributed to reporters on Sunday, the Washington Post reported.

  • Despite Obama's New Rules, No End in Sight for Drone War

    Despite Obama's New Rules, No End in Sight for Drone War

    When a barrage of drone-fired missiles hit al Qaeda cells in Yemen in mid-April and killed dozens of militants, the results were strikingly different from a mistaken U.S. attack on a Yemeni wedding convoy just four months earlier.

  • Confusion Reigns in Pakistan After Polio Guidelines

    Confusion Reigns in Pakistan After Polio Guidelines

    Pakistan, the world's number-one exporter of polio, has seen a rush on vaccines and angry scenes at hospitals after new World Health Organization guidelines aimed at halting the crippling disease caused widespread confusion.

  • Age-Old Tuareg Problem Looms Large as Mali Battles Rebels

    Age-Old Tuareg Problem Looms Large as Mali Battles Rebels

    Mali's latest bloody battle with Tuareg separatist militants in the Sahara desert has reignited an age-old powder keg for a government struggling to keep the deeply-divided country together.

  • MH370 Conspiracy Theories Re-emerge as Search Sputters

    MH370 Conspiracy Theories Re-emerge as Search Sputters

    The fruitless MH370 search has breathed new life into conspiracy theories on the plane's fate.

  • Post-Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency's Future Rests on Admiral Mike Rogers' Shoulders

    Post-Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency's Future Rests on Admiral Mike Rogers' Shoulders

    As U.S. National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers seeks to repair the damage to the agency caused by leaks about its electronic spying programs, the abuses of government revealed in the wake of the Watergate scandal are very much on his mind.

  • Lawyer Pulls Out of Case of Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden

    Lawyer Pulls Out of Case of Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find Osama bin Laden

    The lawyer of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden on Saturday said he was withdrawing from the case after receiving threats against his life from militant groups.

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