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Britain does not support total Huawei network ban, say sources

British foreign intelligence head says the situation with Huawei is complex and a complete ban is unfeasible.

Chinese businessman denies reported justification for Australian visa cancellation

Huang Xiangmo had his citizenship application denied and his visa revoked due to fears of him being a Chinese agent.

Don’t let Huawei help set up 5G, US warns EU nations

Americans warn European counterparts about the dangers of using Huawei's 5G technology.

German ministers to discuss Huawei’s role in 5G network

Sources say the meeting will focus on whether a security catalogue, drafted by a federal regulator and watchdog would be enough to make 5G safe.

Turkey charges US consulate employee with espionage

Metin Topuz, who liaised with the US Drug Enforcement Agency for the American mission, is accused of having links to US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen.

Australia’s TPG Telecom dumps Huawei-supplied mobile network citing govt ban

Huawei said TPG's announcement was 'extremely disappointing'.

Alleged US spy received Russian ‘state secret’ without knowing

Espionage is punishable in Russia by up to 20 years in jail.

Ex-diplomats, scholars urge China to release Canadians

Many of the world's leading China academics also gave it their support.

Man City boss Guardiola says spying rife outside England

The Manchester City manager made clear he has not been involved in any such activity during his time in England.

Huawei probe underlines US fears of China’s strategic threat

In the light of recent events, it became clear that for the US, Huawei is a threat to national security.

China’s Huawei ‘fires’ employee arrested in Poland

The company says it has decided to immediately terminate its employer relationship with Wang Weijing.

Israel ex-minister will face 11 years for spying for Iran

Gonen Segev will plead guilty to serious espionage and transfer of information to Iran.

Moscow demands answers after FBI arrests Russian

FBI agents arrested Dmitry Makarenko on Saipan, a US island in the western Pacific and he had since been taken to Florida.

Russia detains American suspected of espionage

The FSB domestic security service said the American was arrested on Friday 'while carrying out an act of espionage'.

China denies ‘slanderous’ economic espionage charges from US, allies

China-US ties in recent months have also been affected by a protracted trade war, though there is currently a truce as both countries try and work out a resolution.

Clues in Marriott hack implicate China

Marriott said a hack that began four years ago had exposed the records of up to 500 million Starwood hotels customers.

Aussie spies eye licence to use force

The measures would allow spies to use firearms more readily, as well as restrain or detain anyone posing a risk to their operations.

US wants allies to avoid Huawei

The US is concerned that Chinese companies may be beholden to Beijing, raising the risk of espionage.

US charges Chinese intelligence officers for jet engine data hack

This marks the third major corporate espionage-related case involving Chinese intelligence officers brought by the Justice Department since last month.

Russian held in Norway for spying blames ‘misunderstanding’

The man is suspected of spying during an inter-parliamentary seminar which gathered representatives from 34 countries to discuss digitalisation at the Storting, the Norwegian parliament.

Aussie filmmaker freed from Cambodia prison arrives in Sydney

In a letter to Hun Sen last month, the filmmaker apologised for statements to media that were disrespectful to the long-serving prime minister.

Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker jailed for espionage

Ricketson, 69, was arrested in June 2017 after he was photographed flying a drone above a rally organized by the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) before communal elections.

Cambodian court sentences Australian filmmaker to prison for espionage

Ricketson was charged with espionage, although it remains unclear for whom he was spying - his family called the court sentence an absolute tragedy.

Turkey court rejects new appeal to free detained US pastor

The court in the western city of Izmir ruled that Brunson, who faces 35 years in jail over terror and espionage charges, will remain under house arrest.