German prosecutors are looking into another spying case. Reports say authorities searched the office and home of a man who allegedly passed information to US intelligence.
The German government wants to increase its anti-spying protection. 3,000 crypto-phones have been distributed to the administration so far. The Chancellery and the White House are negotiating "principles among friends."
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been living in Russia for nearly one year. Now German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has suggested he go back to the US, sparking outrage among left-wing politicians.
The top US spy in Germany has departed the country. Authorities in Berlin had requested he leave amid a mounting controversy over American spying operations inside Germany.
The German chancellor claims to have learned a lot of interesting facts through Edward Snowden. The fact that Germany is now refusing to take Snowden in shows a lack of political courage, writes DW's Jens Thurau.
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