The opposition is calling for an investigation after reports that the country's intelligence services knew the US was spying on Germany.
Hundreds of millions of euros have been earmarked for Germany's Federal Intelligence Service (BND) to get its own presence in space. The chancellor's office is pushing the project, but critics are skeptical.
Germany has decided against launching a formal inquiry into accusations of NSA espionage in the country. Revelations by Edward Snowden do not provide "concrete evidence" for the offense, prosecutors said.
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says 'IS' sympathizers returning to the country could pose a security risk. The agency's head also warned of the increasing threat of cyberwarfare.
Newly revealed documents show German intelligence spied on White House personnel for years, according to a news report. In 2015, German intelligence was found to have spied on European allies, to Berlin's embarrassment.
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