German intelligence committee says the NSA is not collecting massive amounts of data on German citizens, but rather works with German intelligence agencies to spy on foreign crisis regions.
Following the federal election, the SPD has announced it will go into opposition. What role does the main opposition party play in the Bundestag?
Politicians and NGOs say that a spate of security measures go too far and are beginning to impinge on personal liberty. Angela Merkel's potential next coalition partners are demanding a "general reversal" on the issue.
The German parliament is asking tough questions about what the Chancellery knew about US spying. Members of Angela Merkel's staff are on the spot this week. Merkel will be questioned on Thursday.
A new poll suggests that most people in Germany feel a sense of safety, despite the recent terror attack in Berlin. Trust in Germany's intelligence agencies, however, has weakened.
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