Espionage

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint news conference with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran say they stand against "separatist" agendas that would undermine Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity. In a joint statement released at the end of their summit meeting in Ankara, Putin, Rouhani and Erdogan said Wednesday they "rejected all attempts to create new realities on the ground under the pretext of combating terrorism." (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 05, 2018 - 7:52 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In covert operations in 18 countries, Turkey's intelligence agency has snatched around 80 Turkish citizens who the government wanted for alleged links to the country's 2016 failed coup, a top Turkish official said Thursday. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag's comments in an...
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Russia's defense ministry expert Igor Rybalchenko watches as media interview the Russian ambassador after a press conference at the Russian embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, following a special executive council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) which discussed the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter last month. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 04, 2018 - 4:45 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Wednesday rejected Russia's call for a joint investigation with Britain of the nerve-agent poisonings of an ex-spy and his daughter in England. But Russia said the number of countries that abstained from the vote suggested many have...
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Russia's ambassador Alexander Shulgin, center left, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Georgy Kalamanov, center right, and defense ministry experts Igor Rybalchenko, right, and Viktor Kholstov, left, address the media during a press conference at the Russian embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, following a special executive council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) which discussed the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter last month. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 04, 2018 - 1:50 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Russia's envoy to the international chemical weapons watchdog has complained that Britain's work with the agency on the poisoning of a former spy has not been transparent. Alexander Shulgin...
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In this Aug. 23, 2017, photo, an exhibitor demonstrates a Chinese-made industrial robot to visitors at the World Robot Conference at the Yichuang International Conference and Exhibition Centre in Beijing. China On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 03, 2018 - 11:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's policies that require foreign companies to hand over their technology. China immediately said it would retaliate...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows the StingRay II, a cellular site simulator used for surveillance purposes manufactured by Harris Corporation, of Melbourne, Fla. The Department of Homeland Security says it has identified suspected rogue cell tower simulators in Washington. The suspected simulators, known popularly as Stingrays, were detected by a DHS contractor in early 2017 during a 90-day pilot. (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office via AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 7:28 pm
For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear to be rogue devices that foreign spies and criminals could be using to track individual cellphones and intercept calls and messages. The use of what are known as cellphone-site simulators by...
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A boy looks through a bus window alleged to be carrying Russian diplomats and their family members who were ordered to leave the US, as they depart from Vnukovo 2 government airport, outside Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 1, 2018. The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow's alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
April 03, 2018 - 4:22 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain (all times local): 11:15 p.m. A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry says Britain's failure to track down the source of a nerve agent used to poison a Russian ex-spy shows that the accusations against Russia have...
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April 03, 2018 - 3:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense laboratory acknowledged Tuesday it hasn't tracked down the source of the nerve agent that poisoned a Russian ex-spy, a statement the Kremlin said proved that British accusations of Moscow's involvement were baseless. Scientists at the U.K's Porton Down lab previously...
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A plane carrying Russian diplomats and their family members ordered to leave the U.S. is parked after landing at Vnukovo 2 government airport outside Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 1, 2018. The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in Seattle to close, as the West sought joint punishment for Moscow's alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
April 01, 2018 - 2:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry asked the international agency that monitors chemical weapons for information Sunday about the investigation of the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England. A list of questions submitted to the Organization for the Prohibition of...
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Two children embrace as people gather and board a bus at the Russian Embassy in Washington, Saturday, March 31, 2018. A group of Russian diplomats, who earlier in the week were ordered by the US Administration to leave the country, and their families have left Russia’s embassy and will fly to Moscow. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 31, 2018 - 4:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian diplomats and their families climbed aboard buses and left their embassy in Washington on Saturday while across the Atlantic, American envoys took down the flag from outside the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, loaded up boxes, closed the office down and headed home. The...
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Bus passengers hold up a Russian flag as they leave the Russian Embassy in Washington, Saturday, March 31, 2018. A group of Russian diplomats, who earlier in the week were ordered by the US Administration to leave the country, and their families have left Russia's embassy and will fly to Moscow. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 31, 2018 - 2:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. (all times local): 7:50 p.m. In Washington, some of the 60 Russian diplomats being expelled from the United States in the poisoned spy dispute have been seen boarding a bus and leaving the...
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