Angela Merkel is an avid texter. That makes the alleged bugging of the German Chancellor's cell phone all the more worrying.
The bill passed with a comfortable majority though representatives from both parties voted against it. President Trump sowed confusion prior to the vote, which is expected to pass the Senate before expiring next week.
The two leaders agreed on a deal to bring Russian ceasefire observers back to eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin has accused Kyiv of obstructing their officers' work in Donbass and cutting them off from the front line.
It is unknown in the history of modern Germany: Three months after the election the country still doesn't have a new government. How can it be that Merkel's CDU remains on the hunt for a coalition partner?
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.
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