The German government said on Saturday that a move to step up security at US facilities in Germany was Islamist-linked but refused to speculate on reported possible attacks.
It's not the first time Germany's seen fit to boost security at US facilities
South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon says he is facing suspension by the international football body's ethics committee, but denies any wrongdoing. Scandals have rocked FIFA for months.
Edward Snowden has said British spies can hack into mobile phones using text messages. The whistleblower also said he has offered to serve prison time in the US if the country were to let him return from exile in Russia.
The EU is turning to Turkey for help with the refugee crisis. The political price is likely to be high, though, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using the opportunity for his own ends. Barbara Wesel reports.