The US has expressed displeasure at Snowden's public appearance in Moscow. He says he will try to get to Latin America.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has accused the US of providing support to militants in Russia's North Caucasus region. Putin declared his suspicions in a documentary to mark 15 years since he first became president.
Throwing more money at an operation to intercept migrant boats in European waters isn't the only solution. Italian Secretary of State for European Affairs Sandro Gozi told DW that a common EU policy must be adopted.
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.
The US has accused Russia of building up its largest military presence along its border with Ukraine since October 2014. Air defense systems have also been deployed, the US says.