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Germany says expulsion of US spy chief was inevitable

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:51

Germany`s decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country was an inevitable response to fresh allegations of US spying on Berlin, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday.

Germany asks top US spy to leave the country

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 21:53

Germany took the dramatic step on Thursday of asking the top US intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two reported cases of suspected US spying.

German agent suspected of spying for US: Reports

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:07

An employee of Germany`s foreign intelligence service is suspected of spying for Washington on a parliamentary panel probing US surveillance, media reports said today.

US security adviser meets Israel leaders amid spy claims

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:11

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice today met Israeli leaders after the collapse of US-brokered Middle East peace talks and amid allegations Israel was spying on its principal ally.

Germany welcomes Obama`s pledge to curb mass spying

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 08:29

Berlin has welcomed President Barack Obama`s pledge to curtail the reach of the secretive US spy agency, stressing that German law must be respected on German soil.

US shutdown forces `damaging` spy layoffs: Director

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 21:54

Some 70 per cent of employees in US intelligence have been furloughed in the government shutdown, the top US spy official said on Wednesday, calling the situation "damaging" to national security.

US spy agencies face big layoffs in government shutdown

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 23:50

More than 70 percent of the civilians working for US spy agencies have been deemed "non-essential" employees and face temporary layoffs due to the government shutdown that began on Tuesday, three officials familiar with the matter said.

US spy revelations hurt web trust: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 09:21

Revelations about the US government`s secret surveillance programs has had a big impact on "trust metrics" of Internet companies like Facebook, the social network chief Mark Zuckerberg has said.

Yahoo CEO fears defying NSA on data could mean prison

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:49

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

Yahoo CEO fears defying US spy demands for data could mean prison

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 09:26

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer on Wednesday said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

France launches probe into US spy programme

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 21:12

Paris prosecutors have launched an investigation into alleged US spying under the Prism programme following complaints by two human rights groups, sources close to the case said on Wednesday.

US spy agency broke encryption on UN communications: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 23:14

The US National Security Agency broke the encryption securing the United Nations` internal video conferencing at its New York headquarters, German news weekly Der Spiegel reported on Sunday, citing secret NSA documents.