German intelligence spied on relief group in Afghanistan

It appears that the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), Germany’s foreign intelligence service, is finding it impossible to stay out of the news headlines. In November, three deep-cover agents working for the BND were arrested and summarily expelled from the newly independent Balkan nation of Kosovo. Now Der Spiegel magazine reports that the spy agency has admitted conducting covert surveillance on the communications of ANSO, a German relief project active in Afghanistan. Read more of this post