This is the second time in a month that China has accused a citizen of spying for the US intelligence agency. The cases have emerged after Beijing revised its anti-espionage law in July.
Sixteen people have now been detained by Warsaw who were allegedly spying for the Kremlin. Poland is also alarmed by the movement of thousands of Russia's Wagner mercenary fighters close to its joint border with Belarus.
A Hong Kong permanent resident who is also a US citizen has been given a life term for espionage.
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The heads of Germany's spy agencies warned of continued "naivety" toward China at a parliamentary hearing. They also advised against handing Beijing too much leverage when it comes to cooperation and infrastructure.
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A court convicts a German man of passing the floor plans of properties used by the Bundestag to Russian intelligence.
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The move comes amid revelations this week that Denmark helped the US National Security Agency spy on political leaders in Europe, including German Chancellor Merkel.
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Benjamin Briere will be sent for trial after he was charged by Iranian authorities with espionage and propaganda. His sister has pleaded with France's president to intervene.
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Dozens of staff at the Russian Embassy in Prague will have to leave by the end of next month. Moscow has vowed to respond swiftly to what it calls "unbridled Russophobia."
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The Chinese telecom giant has sacked a worker accused by Warsaw of spying, saying he has hurt the company's reputation. Huawei is embroiled in a global scandal over whether its technology is being used for espionage.
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