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Germany sharpens criticism of US on Merkel bugging allegations

Germany is sending intelligence officials to Washington to discuss allegations of U.S. spying on German mobile phones, including one used by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
October 28, 2013

Germany, Brazil to draft UN resolution about US spy allegations

Germany and Brazil say they are working on a draft United Nations General Assembly resolution that would guarantee people's privacy in electronic communications.
October 26, 2013

NSA spying could complicate US-Europe trade talks

Allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency collected millions of phone records across the Atlantic and tapped cell phone communications by world leaders, have overshadowed a meeting of European leaders in Brussels
October 26, 2013

Puerto Rico: Greece in the Caribbean

Stuck with a real debt crisis in its back yard, America can learn from Europe’s Aegean follies
The Economist: October 25, 2013

EU says distrust of US on spying may harm terror fight

EU leaders meeting in Brussels say distrust of the US over spying could harm the fight against terrorism.
BBC: October 25, 2013

EU leaders meet as US spying allegations build

Leaders of the European Union's 28 nations will meet in Brussels on Thursday as controversy swirls over allegations the U.S. National Security Agency monitored the cell phone calls of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
October 24, 2013

US ambassador to Germany summoned in Merkel mobile row

Germany has summoned the US ambassador in Berlin over claims that the US monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone.
BBC: October 24, 2013

Pakistani PM to Meet Obama at White House

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit the White House on Wednesday for talks with President Barack Obama. They are expected to focus on the issue of U.S. drone strikes against militants along the Afghan/Pakistan border.
October 23, 2013

Reports US tapped French phones 'false'

US intelligence chief James Clapper has denied reports that US spies recorded data from 70 million phone calls in France in a single 30-day period.
BBC: October 23, 2013

New CNN Poll: GOP House is bad for U.S.

According to the CNN/ORC survey, 54% say it's a bad thing that the GOP controls the House, and more than six in 10 Americans say House Speaker Boehner should be replaced.
CNN: October 21, 2013