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10th Dec 2016

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Obama wants better intelligence cooperation with Germany

US president Barack Obama wants to improve intelligence cooperation with Germany following allegations of American-led espionage. The White House on Tuesday said Obama had spoken to German chancellor Angela Merkel on the phone and "exchanged views on US-German intelligence cooperation." Germany says the US is recruiting spies within its government.

News in Brief

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  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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