The president of the European Parliament has demanded an explanation after fresh intelligence allegations against the US. The German magazine Der Spiegel reported that the National Security Agency bugged EU institutions.
Microsoft Germany wants Cloud services to be regulated at home in a bid to protect data from foreign espionage. The announcement coincides with a new report pointing to NSA activities targeting German telecommunications.
Germany has been spying on Turkey for close to four decades, according to a report that could further raise tensions between the two nations. The allegations could also embarrass Berlin - a vehement critic of US spying.
Following revelations that Germany's intelligence agency spies on Turkey and "accidentally" intercepted Hillary Clinton's and John Kerry's phone calls, pressure is growing on the German government to clarify its stance.
Passions have flared at an Internet Governance Forum being hosted in Istanbul. The country has long tried to silence the Web, which has left many participants wondering whether Turkey was the right choice.
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