Germany has told the CIA station chief in Berlin to pack his bags, as tensions over US spying in Germany escalate.
The sorrow shared over last week's plane crash has brought France and Germany closer together. At inter-government consultations in Berlin, President Hollande invoked their deep friendship.
The United States threatened to withhold information on terrorist attacks in Germany if Berlin offered asylum to Edward Snowden, according to Glenn Greenwald. The White House has denied the accusation.
The German chancellor and the Greek prime minister have stressed their determination to overcome tensions between their governments. Alexis Tsipras is on his first visit to Berlin since coming to office in January.
Greece's new prime minister has begun a much-anticipated meeting with the German chancellor in Berlin. His first visit to Germany since taking office was meant to reduce heightened tensions between Athens and Berlin.