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Of an Indian double agent: A true-to-life thriller (Book Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Escape to Nowhere: Story of an Indian Espionage Agent"; Author: Amar Bhushan, Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 332; Price: Rs.299 In May 2004 a tsunami hit the Research and Analysis Wing ... Read more...

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Intending underpant bomber was British double agent


May 11th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The man who aborted the plot of killing hundreds of passengers on a US-bound jet with an underpants bomb was a British double agent, The Sun ... Read more...

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‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ a masterful spy tale (IANS Movie Review)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"; Cast: Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Tom Hardy and Colin Firth; Director: Tomas Alfredson; Rating: **** 1/2A really good spy film, unlike the stupid cliches of ... Read more...

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‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ‘ to release in India Dec 30


December 19th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", the big screen adaptation of John le Carre's iconic 1974 spy novel of the same name, will release in India ... Read more...

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Headley: An elusive spy who betrayed friends and allies


November 24th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Confessed Pakistani-American terrorist, David Coleman Headley was a wildly elusive figure who juggled allegiances with militant groups and security agencies, manipulating and betraying wives, friends and ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels kill own commander: Report


July 29th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Libyan rebels assassinated their own military commander when it was found he was working as a Gaddafi double agent, a media report said.Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies ISI role in Mumbai attack


May 24th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan denied the charge of a key plotter of the Mumbai terror attack who said that Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) provided support to Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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‘Former Libyan spy chief was double agent for Britain, US’


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Musa Kusa, the former Libyan intelligence chief who defected to Britain, was acting as a double agent for the MI6 and the CIA for a decade, ... Read more...

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‘Libya defector Mousa Koussa was double agent for MI6, CIA for a decade’


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Mousa Koussa, the former Libyan head of Intelligence who had defected to the UK last week, has been acting as a double agent for MI6 and the CIA ... Read more...

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US sanctions ‘deadliest’ Pakistan Taliban leader


January 20th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The US has imposed sanctions on "the deadliest" Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Qari Hussain to stem the flow of finances to the terrorist group ... Read more...

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ISI sheltering Afghan Taliban leadership in Karachi under secret programme: Report


January 20th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 20(ANI): Most of the Afghan Taliban frontier leadership had reportedly been sheltered in Karachi under a Pakistani security establishment's secret programme, the 'New Karachi Project', according to a newspaper ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Top KGB defector claims Lib Dem aide was Russia’s best spy in 30-yrs


December 13th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A top KGB defector has claimed that the blonde Commons researcher, who is facing deportation from Britain after being accused of espionage, is Russia's most effective spy in ... Read more...

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‘Brit MP’s researcher was strongest, most useful KGB agent in 30 years’


December 12th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12(ANI): Ekaterina Zatuliveter, the Russian woman accused of spying while working as a parliamentary researcher in the United Kingdom, is Russia's most effective spy in 30 years, a top KGB ... Read more...

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Double agent being hunted for exposing Anna Chapman spy ring


November 12th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Russian secret agent is on the run after it emerged that he was also doubling as an agent for the United States. It emerged ... Read more...

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Russian ‘Double Agent’ Named by Kremlin in Moscow Newspaper


November 12th, 2010 - 3:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian newspaper known as ‘Kommersant’ has named the man which the Kremlin says is responsible for the spy ring bust which occurred in the United States last ... Read more...

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Russian ‘double agent’ named by Moscow newspaper


November 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Russian newspaper, Kommersant has named the “double” spy who aided the American authorities to break the ring of 10 Russian spies that were rounded up in ... Read more...

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Newspaper names ‘double agent’ that helped U.S. to break up Russian spy ring


November 11th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A colonel from the Russian foreign intelligence agency, surnamed Shcherbakov, was the agent who helped the U.S. to break up a Russian spy ring earlier this year, a ... Read more...

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CIA finds security lapse led to Afghan suicide attack that killed 7 agents


October 20th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer was reportedly warned that the Jordanian double-agent who blew himself up at a remote US base in eastern Afghanistan in January, ... Read more...

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Rudd considers legal action on leak claim


August 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.1 (ANI): Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is reported to be considering taking legal action against former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer after the latter claimed that the former had ... Read more...

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Nuke scientist may not have wanted to come out of Iran: CIA


July 16th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Despite the seeming suddenness of Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri's decision to return to Iran after years working as a CIA asset and more than a year of ... Read more...

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Spy swap talk grows (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (DPA) Ten Russian spy suspects are expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in a joint appearance in a New York federal court, fuelling discussion about a possible swap with ... Read more...

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Russian spies currently in US exceed Cold War record


July 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York: America is infested with more Russian spies than at any point in history, former intelligence agents have claimed."I would say there are a few thousand here," the New York Post ... Read more...

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Hakimullah threatens more attacks on United States in a new video


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief, Hakimullah Mehsud, who was believed to have been killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan in January, has vowed more attacks on ... Read more...

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TTP chief Hakimullah survived US drone attack: ISI official


April 29th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud, who was believed to have been killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan in January, is alive, an Inter Services ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Headley questioning: US ground rules to apply, say lawyer


March 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, March 24 (IANS) Predetermined ground rules will govern any questioning of Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley by Indian investigators, his lawyer has said."The way an actual interrogation or ... Read more...

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Virtual stonewall around Headley’s former ‘connections’


March 21st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, March 21 (IANS) Even as the Department of Justice (DoJ) continues to dismiss as "absurd" the freshly mounting claims in India that Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley ... Read more...

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Government should demand immediate access to Headley: CPI-M


March 20th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Accusing the government of not doing enough for the interrogation of Mumbai terror attack accused Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US sharing information on Headley: Krishna


March 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said the US has been sharing information about Pakistani American terrorist David Headley, who has admitted to his role in plotting ... Read more...

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India waiting for Headley’s statement: Krishna


March 18th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India Thursday said it was waiting for the statement of Mumbai terror suspect David Coleman Headley in a Chicago court amid reports that he would change his ... Read more...

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Suspect in bombing of CIA agents killed in Pakistan


March 18th, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) A key Al Qaeda operative believed to have been involved in a December attack on a US base in Afghanistan that left seven CIA employees dead has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CIA bomber says he lured targets in Afghanistan with doctored intelligence


March 1st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 1 (ANI): The suicide bomber said to be behind the December 30 attack on a CIA base in eastern Afghanistan claims in a posthumously released recording that he lured ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda video shows bomber before strike at CIA men


March 1st, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 28 (DPA) A Jordanian Al Qaeda double-agent who in December killed himself and seven CIA agents in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, blamed US and Israeli "crimes" for his act, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US strike kills Afghan Taliban leader’s son in Pakistan


February 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (DPA) A son of senior Afghan Taliban leader Jalaluddin Haqqani was among four militants killed in an overnight US air strike in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

James Bond fans to name new 007 blockbuster


February 14th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): James Bond fans are being urged to suggest the title of the 23rd blockbuster 007 film, scheduled to hit cinemas next year.Bosses at MGM have admitted that they ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone strikes kill at least 29 in Pakistan


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (DPA) Multiple missile strikes carried out by suspected US pilotless drone aircraft killed at least 29 people in Pakistan's restive tribal region Tuesday, a Pakistani intelligence official said. Several ... Read more...

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