Secret Intelligence Service

President Putin ‘probably’ responsible for Litvinenko murder

The murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in the UK was “probably” approved by President Vladimir Putin, a public inquiry finds.

The chairman of the inquiry, Sir Robert Owen, said President Vladimir Putin “probably” signed off the poisoning of Mr. Litvinenko adding that Litvinenko’s cooperation with the British intelligence services may have been a factor.

Veselinovic: Gotovina's appointment is part of HDZ campaign

BELGRADE - Chairman of the Serbian Parliament's Committee on the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region Janko Veselinovic said Monday that the appointment of Ante Gotovina as an advisor to Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic is not the kind of news to which the Serbs in Croatia and Serbia could be indifferent.

Refugees against appointing Gotovina, Markac as advisors

BELGRADE- President of the Coalition of Refugee Associations in Serbia Miodrag Linta called on Sunday on Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic to change the "scandalous" decision on the appointment of generals Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac as advisors with the Homeland Security Council, if she is truly committed to ensuring better relations with Serbia.

UK agencies called on to seek female spies

British lawmakers say the country's intelligence agencies, which inspired James Bond, are not doing enough to promote real-life Jane Bonds.

A report on women in the intelligence services says female staff are being held back by a layer of middle managers, dubbed "the permafrost," who have "a very traditional male mentality and outlook."

Serbian PM, Croatian Storm general meet

Serbian PM, Croatian Storm general meet

ZAGREB -- While in Zagreb recently, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic briefly met and shook hands with former Croatian General Mladen Markac.

Both were attending the inauguration of Croatia's new president. The moment was captured by a photojournalist with the Croatian daily Vecernji List, and the photograph posted on its website.