A group of civil rights organizations in Germany are awarding Edward Snowden with a prize for whistleblowing. They decry his treatment by the US and want Germany to offer him aslyum.
The small-scale Stellar communications company in Germany is reeling from revelations that it may have been hacked by GCHQ and the NSA. DW travels to the sleepy town of Hürth to try and find out why.
Germany's panel investigating NSA espionage will not decide whether to summon whistleblower Edward Snowden until after Chancellor Merkel's US visit. Proof, the opposition claims, that the panel is a "toothless tiger."
Revelations on the extent of surveillance by the US National Security Agency have won two newpapers the Pulitzer Prize. The Washington Post and the Guardian US are to share the highest award in American journalism.
The German parliament has just started examining the NSA affair with the help of an investigation committee. But the panel members have not been able to agree on the role Edward Snowden should play in the process.
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