Russian national held in Norway after European conference

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 51-year-old Russian national has been arrested in Norway on suspicion of spying during a conference on strengthening cooperation between Europe's parliamentary administrat...

Germans angry over spy chief's promotion after comments

BERLIN (AP) — A center-left party in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government wants to revisit a deal that saw the country's embattled domestic intelligence chief promoted to a new post. ...

German spy chief removal causes turbulence in Merkel gov't

BERLIN (AP) — A decision to give a new government job to Germany's domestic intelligence chief, who was removed from that post after appearing to downplay recent far-right protests, is causing discont...

German far-right party members attended neo-Nazi festival

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is considering expelling three members who attended a neo-Nazi festival as it tries to avoid surveillance by the country's domestic intelligen...

People in Trump's political orbit who have pleaded guilty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five people from President Donald Trump's political orbit have now pleaded guilty to federal charges. Four of those pleas are part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation i...

Dutch ousted 2 Russians over alleged Swiss lab hack attempt

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's intelligence agency says Dutch authorities arrested and expelled two suspected Russian spies who allegedly tried to hack a Swiss laboratory that conducts tests for the U.N....

Merkel: German government won't collapse over spy chief

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says a dispute over the future of Germany's domestic intelligence chief won't bring down her coalition government. Merkel's conservatives run G...

The Latest: UK repeats assertion that Russia is lying

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The British government has repeated its assertion ...

German spy chief's future creates new strains in government

BERLIN (AP) — The future of Germany's domestic intelligence chief is creating new strains in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government following his much-criticized comments about recent far-rig...

Turkish spy agency captures bombing suspect in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish intelligence agents in Syria have captured a man wanted over a deadly 2013 bomb attack and brought him back to Turkey for questioning....

German nationalists seek to avoid intel observation

BERLIN (AP) — A top lawmaker in the anti-migration Alternative for Germany party says its leaders will meet to discuss ways of avoiding a potential move by the domestic intelligence agency to put it u...

UK says it will nab poisoning suspects if they leave Russia

LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister says the U.K. will nab two men accused of using a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury if they ever set foot outside Russia. Britain...

UK vows to hit back against Russia's shadowy GRU - but how?

LONDON (AP) — Western officials say the GRU, Russia's military intelligence agency, poses a growing menace around the world. Increasingly alarmed by the agency's foreign forays, West...

UK's May says nerve agent poisoning suspects are officers in Russia's GRU military intelligence agency

LONDON (AP) — UK's May says nerve agent poisoning suspects are officers in Russia's GRU military intelligence agency.

Police nab cocaine at sea, taking 3-month total to 11 tons

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Police in Portugal say they have seized 840 kilograms (1,850 pounds) of cocaine from a yacht in the Atlantic, bringing seizures of the drug at sea over the past three months to...