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CIA interrogation tactics: controversial report to be declassified

Nick O'Malley Senate intelligence committee votes to declassify parts of a report on the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program.

Doctor Zhivago: How the CIA turned the novel into a Cold War weapon

Boris Pasternak, the author of Doctor Zhivago.

Peter Finn, Petra Couvee A secret package arrived at CIA headquarters in January 1958. Inside were two rolls of film from British intelligence – pictures of the pages of a Russian-language novel titled Doctor Zhivago.

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Terrorist theories grow as MI6 and CIA involvement confirmed

Malaysia's Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has confirmed MI6 and the CIA are helping the Malaysian authorities.

Jonathan Pearlman in Kuala Lumpur and Robert Mendick British secret services are investigating the disappearance of flight MH370, Malaysia's transport minister said on Saturday.

CIA misled on interrogation program, US Senate report finds

The damning report concludes that the CIA misled the government.

Greg Miller A report by the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA misled the government and the public about aspects of its brutal interrogation program for years - concealing details about the...

US Senate leader Harry Reid orders probe of alleged CIA computer hacking

Forensic examination ordered: US Senate majority leader Harry Reid.

David Joachim United States Senate majority leader Harry Reid said he had ordered a forensic examination of the Senate Intelligence Committee's computer equipment to answer what he called the CIA's "absurd" claims...

Accusations fly between CIA and US Senate Intelligence Committee over interrogation files

Protesters from Code Pink at the office of Dianne Feinstein hold a demonstration to 'expose her two-faced stance on spying'.

Greg Miller and Adam Goldman How a backroom tussle over torture documents turned into accusations of stealing and spying.

US senator accuses CIA of spying on intelligence panel

US Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Mark Mazzetti Dianne Feinstein says the agency violated federal law by improperly removing documents from a report on its detention program, saying the move was part of an effort to intimidate the committee.

CIA, Senate clash over interrogation inquiry

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan

Greg Miller A behind-the-scenes battle between the CIA and Congress over CIA secret prisons and interrogations has erupted in public.

CIA used Guantanamo base named 'Penny Lane' to turn al-Qaeda terrorists into double agents

This Sept. 2, 2010 satellite image provided by TerraServer.com and DigitalGlobe shows a portion of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including the secret facility known as Penny Lane, upper middle in white.

Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo In the early years after 9/11, the CIA turned some Guantanamo Bay prisoners into double agents then sent them home to help the US kill terrorists, current and former US officials said.

Ex-CIA 'chief of disguise' offers shopping tips

WASHINGTON - What does it take to get your children the perfect holiday gift? A professional sleuth, apparently.

American disappeared in Iran on rogue CIA mission

A photo of Robert Levinson received by his family in April 2011.

Adam Goldman An American man who disappeared in Iran more than six years ago had been working for the CIA in what US intelligence officials describe as a rogue operation that led to a major shake-up in the spy...

CIA tips off Hezbollah about bombing plot

Attack on Hezbollah district

Mitchell Prothero The CIA has warned Lebanese officials that groups linked to al-Qaeda are planning a campaign of bombings in Beirut's Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs, Lebanese officials said on Monday.

Wanted CIA agent caught in Panama

Osama Mustafa Hassan Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, was abducted by CIA agents in Italy in 2003.

A former CIA agent who helped abduct a radical Islamist has been arrested in Panama and now faces extradition to Italy.

Area 51 exists but CIA mum on alien spacecraft

The prototype U-2 spy plane is tested at what became known at Area 51 in Nevada.

UFO buffs and believers in space aliens are celebrating the CIA's clearest acknowledgement yet of the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of elaborate...

CIA warns of crisis as al-Qaeda prepares to pounce

Explosion at a weapons depot in Homs

Syria The war in Syria poses the greatest threat to US security because of the risk of the government falling and the country becoming a weapons-rich haven for al-Qaeda, a CIA official said in Washington.

CIA pays high price for buying foreign favour

Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrives for a joint press conference with German President Christian Wulff, not seen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Wulff is in Afghanistan on an announced visit. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Elias Groll On Monday, The New York Times revealed that the CIA has been funnelling tens of millions of dollars to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Russia expels 'American CIA agent'

A man looks in Moscow on May 14, 2013, at a computer screen displaying a photo published by Russian state English language television RT website, which shows a man, identified as Ryan C. Fogle, the third secretary of the political section of Washington's embassy in Moscow (R),  being held to the ground face down and having his hands put behind his back during his arrest by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB, ex-KGB) agent (L). Russia said today  it had detained an alleged American CIA agent working undercover at the US embassy who was discovered with a large stash of money as he was trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer. AFP PHOTO / STR

Steve Gutterman Russia has expelled a US diplomat after saying he had been caught red-handed with disguises, special equipment and wads of cash as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence agent to work for the CIA.

Russia arrests 'CIA agent' after amateurish act of espionage

Ryan Fogle

David Herszenhorn and Ellen Barry Russia detains an American citizen, claiming he is CIA agent.

CIA chief ’spilled secrets’ to Hollywood: report

CIA Director Leon Panetta.

Dan De Luce A Pentagon investigation has found ex-CIA director Leon Panetta spilled some secret details to a Hollywood screenwriter behind the film Zero Dark Thirty, a watchdog group says.

CIA chief 'revealed bin Laden secrets'

Washington A Pentagon investigation has found that former CIA director Leon Panetta spilt secret details to a Hollywood screenwriter behind the film Zero Dark Thirty, a watchdog group says.