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German Spy Chief Steps Down, No Reason Given

The head of Germany's intelligence agency is stepping down two years early, with no reason given for the sudden departure. Chancellor Angela Merkel's office announced the replacement of Gerhard Schindler with Finance Ministry official Bruno Kahl. Merkel's chief of staff Peter Altmaier said Wednesday the agency known as BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst) faces "major challenges" during the coming years, including the evolution of its mission in light of the changing...

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