'The Americans Want to Blackmail Us' European Parliament Balks at US Data Deals

Representatives of US security agencies want further concessions from the EU to ensure free access to police computers, bank transfers and airline passenger data in the fight against terror. But members of the European Parliament have said they will resist the moves.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has warned against the scaremongering of terror threats in Europe.

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has warned against the scaremongering of terror threats in Europe.

Foto: Markus Schreiber/ AP
Translated from the German by Josie Le Blond