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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'.
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.
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!
29 Nov 2019
Thousands of people were arrested after deadly riots in Iran, according to one lawmaker. The government claims some of the detainees received "CIA-funded training" under the cover of becoming citizen-journalists.
28 Jul 2019
Iran has said it will execute several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained network uncovered earlier this year.
1 Mar 2018
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he does not bring his smartphone to talks on "sensitive issues" to avoid being hacked, days after WikiLeaks exposed a CIA hacking programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Jan 2017
Donald Trump has had a busy weekend. He was criticised by CIA Director John Brennan and he gave multiple interviews, including one of his first to the European press.

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