Drawdown of US embassy in Kabul is under discussion, sources say, as Taliban makes rapid gains in Afghanistan
There are active discussions about a further drawdown of the US embassy in Kabul among State Department officials, according to two sources familiar with the discussions, as the Taliban continues to gain ground in Afghanistan. © Rahmat Gul/AP The U.S. Embassy dominates the skyline in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 3, 2021. Those gains -- which have occurred much more rapidly than many US officials expected -- have made the situation more urgent and sped up the conversations that have been happening for some time now, one source said.
at the latest since November 2020 he should have worked for the Russian intelligence service and have gave documents against money. Now it should be decided whether the Briton comes in custody. © Nicolaj Zownir / Imago Images
Because of suspicion of espionage, the Federal Prosecutor has arrested an employee of the British Embassy in Berlin . He should have gave a Russian secret service against money documents. That informed the authority in the morning. An investigative judge of the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe is still to decide on Wednesday whether the Briton comes in custody.
The man is responsible for the authorities due to intelligence agent activity under urgent suspicion. At the latest since November 2020 he should have worked for the secret service.
United Kingdom / Germany: new presumed espionage case for Moscow account?
Arrest in Germany of a British suspected of spying on behalf of Russia. The man was employed at the British embassy in Berlin. View on euronews © Michael Sohn / Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved Exterior view of the British Embassy in Berlin, 11/08/2021 Arrest in Germany of a British suspected of espionage on behalf of Russia. The man was employed at the British embassy in Berlin.
At least once he has sent to this material to which he arrived in the course of his work. How much cash he got there is so far unclear.
On Tuesday, officials of the Federal Criminal Police Office had arrested the accused in Potsdam , as it continued. In addition, the apartment and the workplace of the man were searched. The aforementioned determination of German and British authorities were preceded.
Russian UNI employees arrested in June
In June, an Russian university staff had already come to a visor of the Federal Prosecutor's Day for espionage allegations . According to mirror information, this was an employee of the University of Augsburg.
The man is responsible for authorities due to intelligence agent activity under urgent suspicion. At the latest since November 2020 he should have worked for the secret service. At the end of June, the man was arrested in Potsdam. He should also have gave a Russian secret service against money documents.
Not easy voting green: Germans wary of getting climate bill .
HALLE, Germany (AP) — It's a scorching September day and the Green party candidate hoping to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor leaps on stage in front of hundreds of supporters for what should be a home run. Surveys show climate change is among the top concerns for many voters, and the audience in the eastern city of Halle is made up largely of students and retirees eager to hear how Annalena Baerbock plans to safeguard their future — or that of their grandchildren. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Friday, July 16, 2021 file photo the 'Lebenshilfe-Haus' (Life Assistant Building) home for the disabled is pictured in Sinzig, Germany.