The president of the European Parliament has demanded an explanation after fresh intelligence allegations against the US. The German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency bugged EU institutions.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency is taking action on Internet surveillance. The fact that journalists rather than intelligence agencies stand accused of treason is a scandal, says DW's Martin Muno.
German officials are now using disposable mobile phones when they travel overseas, 'Der Spiegel' magazine has reported. The move comes following concerns about eavesdropping foreigners.
Wikileaks says its latest release of documents shows the wide reach of economic espionage conducted by the NSA in Germany. Documents released by the whistleblowers suggest an intense interest in the Greek debt crisis.
Just a week after it was revealed the US had spied on three French presidents, new allegations of NSA espionage have emerged. WikiLeaks claims the NSA targeted French finance ministers and business activities.