The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a foreign intelligence service of the US Government. It is focused on overseas intelligence gathering and analyzing security information.
Since it was formed in 1947 it has increasingly expanded its role to now include covert paramilitary operations. Here you find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to the CIA.
The Wikileaks revelations aim to provide insight into alleged cyber espionage practices by the CIA. Hackers working for the US intelligence service are believed to have spied on targeted electronic devices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa from the US consulate in Frankfurt.
Sabrina de Sousa was found guilty of unlawfully kidnapping imam Abu Omar in Milan. The Italian president took one year off her sentence in light of the fact that the US no longer practices "extraordinary rendition."