Edward Snowden's revelations have triggered a widespread discussion about spying and civil rights. German politicians are calling for EU action.
Trump said he hoped for an "extraordinary relationship" with Russia ahead of a summit with Putin. Their talks will cover several tricky topics, but there's one uncontroversial issue where real progress is possible.
The US president had said earlier this week that May did not pay heed to his "brutal" advice on Brexit negotiations. May's revelations follow a damning critique of her exit plans by Trump.
Vienna has demanded an explanation from Berlin over reports that Germany's BND agency spied on nearly 2,000 targets in Austria between 1999 and 2006. Austrian media said embassies were among the targets.
The BND spy agency admitted top Nazi Heinrich Himmler's daughter, Gudrun Burwitz, was in its employment in the 1960s. The revelation shines further light on the BND's network after World War II and in the Cold War.
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