German government gives no answers for spy chief's exit - Reuters

Gerhard Schindler gestures during a visit of the Reuters office in Berlin, March 5, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo. By Noah Barkin , Thorsten Severin and Sabine Siebold | BERLIN. BERLIN Angela Merkel's government refused on Wednesday to ...

Germany set to pick foreign intelligence chief - Press TV

The president-designate of the German Federal Intelligence Service (BND), Bruno Kahl, poses for a photographer in Berlin, April 27, 2016. (AFP photo). Germany is to replace its foreign spy chief in an ostensible move to compensate repercussions of ...

Hans Leyendecker: 'The BND has a life of its own' - Deutsche Welle

Over two years after the NSA affair, the head of Germany's foreign intelligence agency is leaving his post. Investigative journalist Hans Leyendecker tells DW it's because he didn't know whom his staff were spying on. Bundesnachrichtendienst BND. DW ...

Germany has sacked its spy chief but hasn't said why - Quartz

The head of the BND, the German equivalent of the American CIA, has been booted out of his job on the orders of chancellor Angela Merkel, two years before he was officially due to retire. No reason for the leadership change was disclosed. Gerhard ...

Germany sacks chief of spy agency Gerhard Schindler - International Business Times UK

The German government has confirmed the removal of Gerhard Schindler, 63, as the chief of the German foreign intelligence agency, BND. It comes as a surprise at a time when Germany faces a growing threat from Islamic State (Isis) militants. Chancellor ...

Germany replaces BND spy chief Schindler - BBC News

The head of Germany's foreign intelligence service, Gerhard Schindler, is to leave his job early amid reports that he was forced out. The reason for his departure is unclear but he was widely criticised after it emerged that the BND had spied for the ...

German foreign intelligence chief forced out - sources - Reuters UK

Bruno Kahl, designated new President of the German Federal Intelligence Agency (BND) poses for a picture at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch. 1/5. left. right. Bruno Kahl, designated new President of the ...