CIA cast doubt on ‘Havana syndrome’ being a foreign attack — reports
20 January 2022 | 3:50 pm
Most cases of the mysterious health condition, dubbed "Havana syndrome," are unlikely to have been caused by a foreign power, according to an interim CIA report cited by the US media.
22 Jan 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump sought to mend fences with the CIA on Saturday, telling officers he had their back after he criticized spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking.
27 Feb 2017
In his first interview since leaving office, former CIA director John Brennan says he had nothing to do with the leaks of national security information to the media.
8 Mar 2017
The CIA’s hackers have developed tools letting them break into devices to monitor conversations and messages, according to documents released by WikiLeaks that -- if true -- could expose U.S. operations in countries from North Korea to Iran.
21 Mar 2017
Leon Panetta, the former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, says U.S. President Donald Trump should "apologize" to former President Barack Obama over the wiretap claim.
3 Jun 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has begun returning to Congress copies of a voluminous 2014 report describing the CIA's harsh detention and interrogation programs, U.S. officials said on Friday.
14 Aug 2017
CIA Director Mike Pompeo defends President Trump's remarks on Charlottesville saying he was "frankly pretty unambiguous," while the city's mayor criticized Trump for not saying the words "white supremacy."
15 Sep 2017
Former CIA Director James Woolsey discusses the Trump Administration's strategy in dealing with threats from North Korea.
27 Oct 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump orders the unveiling of 2,800 documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy but yields to pressure from intelligence agencies to block the release of other files for further review.
28 Jul 2019
Iran has said it will execute several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained network uncovered earlier this year.
12 Feb 2020
We look at reactions to the Democrat primary in New Hampshire and what's next for the race. Also, the Washington Post reveals a secret spying deal between the CIA and Cold-War era West German intelligence. Here in France, a drug trafficker turned counter-terror spy helped thwart two major attacks. America's premier dog show has its winner and a new study shows that cows, like us, go through mood swings and puberty!
23 Oct 2020
Dubbed 'The CIA', Thai street food have been a regular fixture at the recent outbreak of anti-government protests, with vendors often rushing to protest sites even faster than the protesters.
24 Nov 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Leon Panetta, a former US Secretary of Defense and former CIA director, discussed President Donald Trump's refusal to concede the presidential race to Joe Biden, a situation the US had never experienced. He added that Trump, who has 'operated by chaos for the last four years', is now making sure that the last few weeks of his administration 'are also chaotic'. Yet however long the current president 'will resist reality', Panetta said that he hopes 'the combination of the Republican leadership and the Congress' will finally persuade Trump that 'it is over'.
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The government in Berlin wants to reduce dependence on the country’s most important trading partner. But German businesses are not convinced.
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Her vibrant colours, floral hair-dos and striking jewellery have made Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's style as famous as her paintings. A new exhibition at the Galliera fashion museum in Paris is exploring the artist's identity through some of the objects stored at her famous "Casa Azul" in Mexico City. Clothes, makeup and personal correspondence give us an insight into a woman who was ahead of her time.
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A religious party in Pakistan has filed a petition against a law that protects the rights of transgender people. Opponents say the legislation could act as a gateway to enable same-sex marriage.
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In this edition we look back at a terrible shipwreck with a death toll even heavier than the Titanic. On September 26, 2002, the Joola disaster claimed at least 1,800 lives. The ferry was sailing between the Senegalese province of Casamance and the capital Dakar. In
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Ukraine launched a major counter-offensive in the Kharkiv region on September 6. This operation surprised Russia and led to the withdrawal of Russian soldiers from several strategic cities in eastern Ukraine, such as Izium. Our reporters Gulliver Cragg and Gwendoline Debono met with Ukrainian soldiers who took part in the counter-offensive and spoke to two of the operational commanders.