Germany has told the CIA station chief in Berlin to pack his bags, as tensions over US spying in Germany escalate.
German politicians have expressed outrage following reports that the German Intelligence Service helped the NSA in spying in Europe. The opposition wants the organization's chief Gerhard Schindler to resign.
Under a plea bargain, Iranian-born Belgian Ali Mansouri has admitted to spying on Israel for Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards. But during his court hearing, he said was "under pressure" and feared for his life.
The federal government isn't saying much about a probe into a new scandal involving Germany’s BND foreign intelligence agency. Now, the federal prosecutor’s office is planning to cooperate with the German NSA inquiry.
New documents leaked by US whistle-blower Edward Snowden show that Britain recently spied extensively on Argentine leaders over a period of five years. Bilateral tensions remain over the UK's Falkland Islands.