Merkel's Mobile Germany Launches Investigation into NSA Spying

After extensive review, Germany's federal prosecutor has announced he is launching formal investigative proceedings into allegations that the NSA monitored Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. The claims have burdened trans-Atlantic relations for months.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to still be deeply angered about US spying on her mobile phone.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to still be deeply angered about US spying on her mobile phone.

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