Pressure on Merkel German Spying Debate Goes to Parliament

As word spread that Edward Snowden has sought temporary asylum in Moscow, Germany's interior minister faced questioning in parliament on Tuesday over what the country knew about NSA spying. The opposition isn't satisfied with his answers.
A journalist holds an iPad with an image of Edward Snowden during the whistleblower's press conference with human rights activists.

A journalist holds an iPad with an image of Edward Snowden during the whistleblower's press conference with human rights activists.

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Photo Gallery: Timeline of the NSA Spying Scandal
Foto: DPA/ NSA
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Photo Gallery: Timeline of the NSA Spying Scandal

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