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DerSpiegel admits star reporter 'faked stories' for years

Dec 19, 2018 - 11:33 PM

Germany's respected news weekly Der Spiegel reveals that one of its award-winning reporters had for years falsified stories

Merkel risks leading weak 'losers' coalition for Germany – analysts

Jan 14, 2018 - 12:49 AM

Merkel's struggle to form a viable coalition has revived speculation about the twilight of her reign

ANGELA MERKEL. German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, is seen leaving at the end of a European Union Summit held at the EU Council building in Brussels on December 15, 2016. Photo by Thierry Charlier/AFP

Scientists to unveil new Earth-like planet – report

Aug 13, 2016 - 12:30 AM

The exoplanet orbits a well investigated star called Proxima Centauri part of the Alpha Centauri star system German weekly Der Spiegel says

In this artistic concept, Earth (left) is compared with Kepler-452b, which was announced last year as Earth's closest twin. Image credit: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

Merkel's popularity drops in Germany amid migrant crisis – poll

Sep 26, 2015 - 10:22 PM

The German Chancellor places fourth in Der Spiegel s latest opinion poll

THE CHANCELLOR. In a file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (center), along with other top German officials, arrives for the signing of the new "grand coalition" government agreement at the German Parliament on December 16, 2013. AFP/John Macdougall

Israel spied on Kerry during peace talks – report

Aug 03, 2014 - 6:01 PM

Der Spiegel: Israelis and at least one other secret service listened in on Kerry s conversations as he tried to mediate the doomed peace talks with the Palestinians last year

US Secretary of State John Kerry talks on the telephone on July 25, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt, as regional and international leaders try to craft a cease-fire agreement to halt the fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. State Department photo/ Public Domain

China tech giant Huawei slams 'NSA spying'

Mar 24, 2014 - 12:25 PM

The New York Times and Germany s Der Spiegel say that the US NSA has accessed Huawei s email archive and communications

Mass spy programs threaten freedom of expression – Snowden

Nov 03, 2013 - 8:46 PM

UPDATED Snowden in Der Spiegel: Such programs are not only a threat to privacy they threaten also freedom of expression and open societies

IN MOSCOW. US whistleblower Edward Snowden during a meeting with German MP Hans-Christian Stroebele (not in photo) in Moscow, Russia, 31 Oct 2013. EPA/Irina Oho/Handout

China demands US explanation over spying row

Nov 01, 2013 - 11:10 AM

Hua Chunying of China s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Beijing had severe concerns about the reports

EXPLANATION. China wants the US to explain its reported surveillance facilities at embassies in China.

US spying? PH: Envoys should follow law

Oct 31, 2013 - 4:40 PM

The Philippines upholds the law amid a report that the United States uses its embassy in Manila as a listening post

SPY POST? A map leaked by fugitive intelligence officer Edward Snowden showed the US Embassy in Manila as one of 90 "listening posts" used to monitor communications in the region. In this photo, commuters pass in front of the highly-secured US embassy in Manila on July 6, 2013. AFP / Jay Directo

Manila a U.S. 'listening post' – report

Oct 31, 2013 - 11:07 AM

Manila is one of 90 surveillance facilities set up by US intelligence around the world according to a map leaked by Edward Snowden

SPY POST? A map leaked by fugitive intelligence officer Edward Snowden showed the US Embassy in Manila as one of 90 "listening posts" used to monitor communications in the region. In this photo, commuters pass in front of the highly-secured US embassy in Manila on July 6, 2013. AFP / Jay Directo

Obama 'aware of Merkel spying since 2010': media

Oct 27, 2013 - 10:45 PM

Obama was personally informed of phone tapping against Germany s Merkel which may have begun as early as 2002 German media reported as a damaging espionage scandal widened

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly government cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin on July 10, 2013. AFP / Johannes Eisele

Mexico probes US spying, France says snooping must end

Oct 23, 2013 - 9:57 AM

UPDATED The anger in Mexico City and Paris has put Washington in an awkward position

US hit by new spying row amid anger in France, Mexico

Oct 22, 2013 - 7:49 AM

The allegations the latest from leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden mars a visit to Paris by US Secretary of State John Kerry

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

France seeks explanations after 'shocking' US spying claims

Oct 21, 2013 - 3:37 PM

Interior Minister Manuel Valls describes the revelations in Le Monde newspaper as shocking

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Mexico demands US answers on reports of spying

Oct 21, 2013 - 1:46 PM

Mexico demands answers from Washington following a report that US agents hacked into former president Felipe Calderon s email account

SPYING SUBJECTS. In this file photo, incoming Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (L) takes the oath next to outgoing President Felipe Calderon in the investiture ceremony at Mexican Congress in Mexico City, Mexico, 01 December 2012. EPA/Jorge Nunez

EU among priority spy targets for NSA - report

Aug 11, 2013 - 12:39 PM

Documents: US secret services interested in gathering intelligence concerning the 28 member bloc s foreign policy international trade economic stability

The European Union flag at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 21 May 2013. Photo by EPA/Patrick Seeger

Europeans demand answers over alleged US bugging

Jul 01, 2013 - 8:21 AM

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding warned that the long awaited free trade negotiations could be affected if the bugging allegations proved true

The European Union flag at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 21 May 2013. Photo by EPA/Patrick Seeger