Everything you need to know around Europe on Thursday, August 16.
Brennan, a senior NBC and MSNBC analyst, is a frequent critic of Trump's.
Both countries hosted secret CIA prisons a decade ago with the authorities fully aware detainees were held there illegally
The US Senate has voted in favour of appointing the CIA's first female director.
The confirmation of Gina Haspel, a veteran of the spy agency, follows a partisan fight among lawmakers over her role in the its post-9/11 interrogation programme.
UK intelligence services helped the CIA abduct Abdul Hakim Belhadj and his then-pregnant wife in 2004 from Thailand to return them to Tripoli, where Abdul was tortured. Now Britain has admitted its mistake and paid compensation.
Khaled El-Masri, a German of Lebanese origin, was wrongly kidnapped and handed to the CIA in 2004 as part of its rendition and torture programme.
A statement on the Kremlin's website says President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for information provided by the CIA.
The documents have re-surfaced in the wake of the JFK release
Documents including Bin Laden's personal journal and practice video reels for public speeches have been made public
John Brennan testifies he personally warned the head of Russia's FSB security service that such meddling would hurt relations between Moscow and Washington.
Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election despite warnings not to do so, John Brennan, former head of the CIA said.
China killed or imprisoned up to 20 CIA sources between 2010 and 2012, the New York Times has reported.
The Ministry of State Security claimed a terrorist group backed by the CIA and South Korea's intelligence agency had entered the country.
Wikileaks is a non-state "hostile intelligence service" often abetted by state actors, according to the agency's director.
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange accuses the CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and says it will give details of the agency's hacking tools to tech companies.
US authorities say the security breach leading to WikiLeaks' data release on the CIA was likely carried out by contractors.
A federal criminal investigation is being opened into the public release of documents said to detail alleged CIA hacking tools.
The whistleblower website Wikileaks has published online a trove of what it claims are thousands of secret CIA files.
Not for the first time, Germany finds itself at the centre of a spying scandal involving the United States.
WikiLeaks published internal CIA communications about hacking techniques its uses to access iPhones, Android and Microsoft Windows devices
Former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran ten years ago while on an unauthorised mission for the CIA.
The whistleblower website Wikileaks has published "Year Zero", a large cache of what it says are secret CIA documents detailing hacking tools used to evade security on phones, apps and hand held-devic
They are said to include malware that targets a variety of operating systems. The UK's MI5 agency is said to have built a system of spyware attack that targets Samsung televisions.
A former CIA officer convicted of involvement in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Italy has been released by authorities in Lisbon after winning a last minute reprieve from…
Just days after taking office, the new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has arrived in Ankara on Thursday for high-level talks with the Turkish government.
President Donald Trump has had another of his nominees approved by a Senate committee.