Confronting the Terror Warning Merkel's Government Squabbles over Data Retention

Terror warnings in Germany have triggered a new debate on the country's data protection laws -- and revealed yet another fracture in Chancellor Merkel's government. The Justice Ministry and the Interior Ministry are at odds, and the fronts are hardening.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière and Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger are at odds over data protection.

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière and Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger are at odds over data protection.

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cis -- with wire reports