First the Americans, now the British? A newspaper report says documents leaked by Edward Snowden suggest the UK has been spying on Germany from its embassy in Berlin.
Edward Snowden called on a Berlin audience via livestream to stand up and act on their freedoms – without asking permission. He also hinted at a new encryption technology he's co-developing to circumvent surveillance.
Germany's foreign intelligence service was hardly innocent in the NSA spying scandal. The consequences drawn from that fact are dubious and no guarantee for more security in fighting terrorism, says Marcel Fürstenau.
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.
Veteran Green parliamentarian and lawyer Hans-Christian Ströbele has ruled out running for another four years in the Bundestag. He follows several other federal politicians who've decided not to run in 2017.
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