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By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - German lawmakers formally launched an investigation into the security services on Thursday that will delve into sensitive areas of cooperation with the United States, including over the Iraq war.
By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Allegations about the role of German spies in Iraq appear set this week to trigger an inquiry that could embarrass the intelligence services and hamper Berlin's efforts to improve relations with Washington.
By James Mackenzie and Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. media reports that German intelligence agents helped the American-led invasion of Iraq were a smear tactic against Berlin as a European power firmly opposed to the war, leading German politicians said on Tuesday.
By Mark John and Noah Barkin MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has delighted Washington with her commitment to NATO "primacy," which will embolden U.S. officials in their push to revamp the 47-year-old military alliance.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Former German Defense Minister Peter Struck on Sunday dismissed reports that German secret agents may have helped U.S. forces during their 2003 invasion of Iraq, insisting that Germany took no active part in the war.
By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency denied on Thursday reports its spies in Baghdad had helped U.S. warplanes select bombing targets during the invasion of Iraq, which the Berlin government had strongly opposed.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Information Germany shared with the United States may have prompted the CIA to abduct a German citizen and fly him to Afghanistan for interrogation as a suspected terrorist, a newspaper reported on Friday.
By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will look into a report that a government minister was told about the mistaken U.S. detention of a German man in Afghanistan but kept quiet about it at the request of the U.S. ambassador.
By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Wednesday her new government would not be blackmailed by kidnappers holding a German woman in Iraq and called terrorism a threat to core values of freedom, tolerance and respect.
By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Wednesday not to be blackmailed by kidnappers holding a German in Iraq and said terrorism was a threat to core values of freedom, tolerance and respect.