MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian prosecutors asked a court on Monday to sentence former US Marine Paul Whelan, who is on trial accused of spying for the United States, to 18 years in a maximum security prison, his lawyer said. Whelan, a US national who also holds British, Canadian and Irish passports, was detained in December … Read More
MELBOURNE/GENEVA (Reuters) – An Australian couple who spent more than three months in a prison in Tehran has been freed, Australia’s foreign minister said on Saturday, and an Iranian news agency later reported that an Iranian student was released from detention in Australia. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that the couple, Australian Mark Firkin and … Read More
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan Army troops shot down an Indian spying quadcopter in Rakhchikri Sector along Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday. DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, in a tweet, said that the quadcopter had come 150 meters inside Pakistan.
NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Bapin Rawat confessed that India is spying on Line of Control (LoC) at Pakistani boundaries. Speaking to annual conference on Thursday, Gen Rawat admitted the fact that India does send quad-copters over the LoC with a purpose of spying. “Our two quad-copters were … Read More
BRASILIA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States wants an explanation for why Russia detained a former US Marine on spying charges in Moscow and will demand his immediate return if it determines his detention is inappropriate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman visited the detained man, Paul Whelan, … Read More
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s FSB state security service said on Monday it had detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow and had opened a criminal case against him. The FSB said the American had been detained on December 28 but it gave no details of the nature of his alleged espionage activities. A … Read More
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Sharbat Gula, the “green-eyed Afghan girl” in the renowned 1985 National Geographic photo, who was deported yesterday was working for Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies in Pakistan. According to sources, Sharbat Gula was on a secret mission in Pakistan but was caught red-handed by the Pakistani agencies. Sources said that during … Read More
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The joint investigation team (JIT) has cleared the blacklist US national Matthew Barret of spying charges. The JIT observed that no concrete evidence of spying could be found against Matthew. It stated that Matthew Barret has not violated the Pakistan’s Immigration Laws.