Aug 24, 2016

Tokyo confirms Kanagawa man charged in China for alleged spying

One of four Japanese who were arrested by Chinese authorities between last year and early this year over alleged involvement in spying activities has been indicted, sources privy to Sino-Japan relations said Tuesday. The man from Kanagawa Prefecture was detained in May last year ...

Jul 30, 2016

China says second Japanese indicted for alleged espionage

hanghai A Japanese woman has been indicted in China after being detained in Shanghai last year for allegedly spying, informed sources said. The woman was detained in June 2015 and arrested in November, the sources said Friday. Her trial is expected to begin shortly. ...

Nov 21, 2015

Police plan to summon former Russian diplomat over GSDF leak

Tokyo police plan to summon a former Russian diplomat once posted in Japan for questioning about restricted information possibly received from a former Ground Self-Defense Force commander suspected of breaching confidentiality laws, an investigative source said. The ex-envoy is an intelligence officer in the ...

Sweden: Russia biggest threat, third of its envoys are spies

Mar 19, 2015

Sweden: Russia biggest threat, third of its envoys are spies

The Swedish security service SAPO accused Russia on Wednesday of using as many as one-third of its diplomatic staff in the Scandinavian country for clandestine intelligence gathering. Offering an unusual glimpse into the hush-hush world of counterespionage, SAPO chief analyst Wilhelm Unge described the ...

U.K. report finds spies snooping on thousands of emails

Mar 13, 2015

U.K. report finds spies snooping on thousands of emails

British spies are reading thousands of private communications every day, according to a new report Thursday that was triggered by the Edward Snowden leaks. Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) said the interception did not amount to “indiscriminate surveillance,” but called for greater transparency ...