Two US politicians visited Berlin recently in an attempt to repair the damage caused by Snowden's revelations on the extent of NSA surveillance. But there was little in the way of cooperation with the German parliament.
A US delegation has been sent across the pond to appease NSA-plagued Europeans. But the rather tepid discussion in the US shows that confidence-building measures can easily hit trans-Atlantic walls.
Mexican police have recovered stolen radioactive medical material near where the truck that was transporting it was abandoned. Officials say anyone who touched it could be in danger of dying.
The US National Security Agency collects nearly 5 billion records each day on mobile phone locations around the world, including those of Americans, the Washington Post has reported, citing documents from Edward Snowden.
The West and Iran have agreed a deal under which Iran will freeze its nuclear program and sanctions against Iran will be eased. What do members of the exiled Iranian community in the US think of that?
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