Germany has told the CIA station chief in Berlin to pack his bags, as tensions over US spying in Germany escalate.
Secret documents from the country's State Security Agency obtained by two press outlets reveal how important South Africa has become for foreign intelligence services. The papers contain highly sensitive information.
Germany's parliament has approved an extension of Greece's financial bailout for a further four months. The outcome of the vote was never in doubt, despite misgivings about recent comments by the Greek finance minister.
Talks in Washington on Monday focused on the conflict in Ukraine, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama also touched on issues including NSA espionage and nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Germany's parliament appears set to approve an extension of Greece's financial bailout. All eurozone member states must ratify the extension for it to take effect before Athens runs out of funds at the end of the month.
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