Saturday

10th Dec 2016

Ticker

German lawmakers want to talk to Snowden

Lawmakers in Germany on Thursday agreed to have US-whistleblower Edward Snowden testify in an inquiry on US surveillance of Chancellor Angela Merkel, reports Reuters. The committee leading the inquiry is split on whether to bring Snowden to Germany or to go to Russia to speak with him there.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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