World | Associated Press | Saturday August 30, 2014
US military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million (30 billion rupees) since mid-June, the Pentagon said on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 29, 2014
Japan's Defense Ministry on Friday requested money for F-35 stealth fighter jets as part of its biggest-ever budget to bolster its ability to defend remote southern islands, including ones also claimed by an increasingly assertive China.
World | Reuters | Friday August 29, 2014
One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes in the wake of an incident over the South China Sea last week that Washington condemned as dangerous - fly even closer.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 28, 2014
China says it will keep responding to US military surveillance flights off its coast, rejecting American claims that one of Beijing's fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a US Navy plane last week.
World | Mark Landler and Helene Cooper, The New York Times | Tuesday August 26, 2014
President Barack Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, a precursor to potential airstrikes there, but a mounting concern for the White House is how to target the Sunni extremists without helping President Bashar Assad.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an "act of hostility", after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
Beijing dismissed Saturday the Pentagon's accusations that a Chinese fighter jet flew too close to a US military aircraft off Hainan Island, blaming "massive and frequent" surveillance for dangerous mid-air confrontations in state media.
India | Reuters | Friday August 22, 2014
India has been pro-active in preparing for an outbreak of Ebola, but authorities need to improve the surveillance of travellers and raise public awareness about the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das (with PTI inputs) | Friday August 15, 2014
Drones and about 700 CCTV cameras will be used for surveillance as Delhi is put under massive security cover for Friday, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his first Independence Day speech from the historic Red Fort.
Reuters | Tuesday August 12, 2014
US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland, California said to reveal such information might give away methods needed to protect national security.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 8, 2014
In the wake of the World Health Organisation (WHO) issuing a global health emergency due to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak, the government today opened a 24-hour emergency helpline and said it has put the "most advanced surveillance and tracking...
World | Reuters | Thursday August 7, 2014
Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programmes, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer told reporters on Thur...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday defended tough new terror laws under which digital data will be retained for up to two years, denying it is an invasion of privacy.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Public concerns about the US government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 3, 2014
In what could be a major boost to technologically-empowered wildlife surveillance and research in India, plans are afoot to introduce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in 10 biodiversity-rich sites across India by January 2015.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 1, 2014
The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its US Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.
India | NDTV.com | Thursday July 31, 2014
In an exclusive interview to NDTV's Prannoy Roy, US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the US government's earlier decision to deny Narendra Modi a visa, the allegations that the BJP was cleared as a potential target of surveillance by the Nat...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
Air surveillance will be stepped up, a special command centre has been set up and Indian commandos will fly down to Kathmandu as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his Nepal visit on Sunday.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 31, 2014
A UN expert expressed worry on Thursday over "serious violations" of religious freedom in Vietnam following a fact-finding mission he said was interrupted by surveillance, harassment and intimidation.