Germany extremism: Spy agency employee arrested over Islamist comments
An employee of the German intelligence agency (BfV) has been arrested after making Islamist statements and sharing agency material, German media report.
A BfV spokesman quoted by Reuters news agency did not confirm a report in Die Welt newspaper that the man was suspected of planning a bomb attack on the BfV's Cologne office.
"There is no evidence to date that there is a concrete danger," he added.
The BfV said the man, a German, had previously "behaved inconspicuously".
"The man is accused of making Islamist statements on the Internet using a false name and of... read more