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New Twist In German Spy Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - A German defense official under investigation for alleged spying was in contact with a U.S. State...

German Intel Worker Suspected Of U.S. Spying: Report

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

BERLIN (AP) — Germany summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin on Friday following the arrest of a man reported to have spied for the United States, h...

Matt Sheehan

China Points Out U.S. Cyber-Spying Charges Are Only Slightly Ironic

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

Chinese netizens and state press reacted this week with ridicule, scorn and a good dose of disbelief to charges by U.S. Department of Justice official...

China Wants Answers From U.S. In New Spying Allegations

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it was demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email s...

Report: U.S. Spied On 2010 Global Summit

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian authorities allowed the National Security Agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010, CBC...

Friends Spying on Friends -- The View From Europe

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Allan Topol

At this point, we cannot undo the surveillance or what has been called cyber bullying. It is important, however, that American officials recognize the intensity of the European reaction, that it is serious, and that it is justified.

Kerry Promises NSA Surveillance Review

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately ...

China Calls Out 'Nonsensical' U.S. Spying

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The United States country risks its own security by refusing to trust even its own friends and spying on its allies, Chin...

NSA: Europeans Did The Spying

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | World

By Tabassum Zakaria and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The political uproar over alleged U.S. eavesdropping on close Eu...

Wow, There Were A LOT Of Things Obama Didn't Know

Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

It may seem weird to think that President Obama didn't know that the U.S. was listening in on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone for 10 years, bu...

German Advisers In D.C. To Discuss Spying

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | World

BERLIN, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Angela Merkel's top foreign affairs and intelligence advisers will quiz officials in Washington on Wednesday over the act...

Brazil, Germany To Propose UN Resolution To Curb U.S. Spying

AP | Posted 12.26.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Germany and Brazil are drafting a U.N. General Assembly resolution that would demand an end to excessive spying a...

Germany Summons U.S. Ambassador To Answer For Wiretapping Claims

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

BERLIN — BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister said Thursday that Europe can't simply return to business as usual in its relations with Was...

U.S. Tapped Merkel's Phone: Report

AP | GEIR MOULSON and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

BERLIN -- BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel complained to President Barack Obama on Wednesday after learning that U.S. intelligence may ...

What's Behind the Spying?

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.21.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

The United States has been carrying out political and economic spying. Terrorism probably accounts for only a small portion of what the mighty NSA collection apparatus sweeps up. Why is this?

Brazilian President Cancels U.S. Trip Over NSA Spying Claims

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

BRASILIA, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has canceled a state visit to Washington in October over reports that the United St...

Brazil's Rousseff: Obama Took Responsibility For NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, angered by a recent report that the U.S. government spied on her communicati...

Brazilian President Demands Apology For NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Brian Winter SAO PAULO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Furious about a report that the U.S. government spied on her private communications, Br...

Report: U.S. Spied On Presidents Of Brazil, Mexico

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

SAO PAULO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency spied on the communications of the presidents of Brazil and Mexico, a Brazilian news...

U.S. And Germany To Negotiate No-Spying Agreement

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

BERLIN -- Germany and the United States will begin negotiations this month on an agreement not to spy on one another in wake of the revelations by NSA...

Colombian President Seeks Answers On U.S. Spying

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia -- President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday that he is seeking clarification from Washington on whether its intelligence-gathering ...

Brazil Opens Investigation Into U.S. Spying

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

SAO PAULO — The Brazilian government began an investigation Monday into whether telecommunications firms operating in the country cooperated wit...

Brazil Demands Answers From U.S. Over Spying Allegations

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7 (Reuters) - Brazil will demand an explanation from the United States over report its citizens' electronic com...

Report: Brazil Target Of U.S. Spying

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency monitored the telephone and email activity of Brazilian companies and individua...

This Country's Citizens Are Urged To Stop Googling Because Of U.S. Spying

AP | Posted 09.02.2013 | Technology

BERLIN (AP) — Internet users worried about their personal information being intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies should stop using websites tha...