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  • The former  US National Security Agency, NSA, employee William Binney, in wheelchair, arrives for his questioning by the German parliamentary NSA investigation committee in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, July 3, 2014. Picture taken trough a window. The committee investigates  the NSA  surveillance  activities, that also included the tapping of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    NSA targeted German privacy activist: report

    German media say the U.S. National Security Agency monitored the computer of a Germany-based online privacy activist.


  • German lawmakers want to interview Snowden

    German lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask NSA leaker Edward Snowden to testify in their inquiry into surveillance of Chancellor Angela Merkel by the U.S. National Security Agency.


  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Merkel's US trip to focus on Ukraine crisis

    The crisis in Ukraine will dominate talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Barack Obama in Washington this week, with both leaders keen to show the West is united in its resolve to take even tougher measures against Russia if necessary.


  • Diplomat appointed to head UK eavesdropping agency

    A diplomat who has advised the British government on counterterrorism has been appointed head of the electronic spy agency GCHQ.


  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Report: NSA had over 300 reports on Merkel

    German magazine Der Spiegel has reported that the U.S. National Security Agency kept more than 300 reports on Chancellor Angela Merkel in a special databank about scores of foreign heads of state.


  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting of the German parliament, Bundestag,  in Berlin, Thursday, March 20, 2014. Russia faces further sanctions from the European Union on Thursday over its annexation of the Crimea Peninsula as tensions in the region remained high despite the release of a Ukrainian naval commander. In an address to the German Parliament, Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU was readying further sanctions and that the G-8 forum of leading economies had been suspended indefinitely. Russia holds the presidency of the G-8 and President Vladimir Putin was due to host his counterparts, including President Barack Obama, at a summit in Sochi in June. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    German lawmakers plan investigation into US spying

    German lawmakers have agreed to launch an inquiry into surveillance conducted by the U.S. National Security Agency and other foreign intelligence services, including the tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, gestures during a meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawaat the Foreign Ministry office in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Adi Weda, Pool)

    Indonesia baffled by spying on shrimp spat

    Indonesia's foreign minister said Monday he was baffled by the latest report of a top-secret document about Australia spying on Indonesia and offering to share that information with the U.S., saying he was not sure how snooping on a trade spat could relate to security.


  • Hackers sue German government over NSA spying

    A group of computer hackers and human rights campaigners in Germany announced Monday that they are suing their government for allegedly breaking the law by aiding foreign spies.


  • ** FILE ** Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow in this image made from video and released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo)

    Spain newspaper claims U.S. tapped 60M phone calls a month

    A newspaper in Spain has issued a scathing report on the latest in the U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance actions, accusing the spy group of tapping into more than 60 million telephone calls in the country — in a single month's time.


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