Merkel calls Obama over alleged 'spying' on her mobile

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called President Obama after finding out the US may have spied on her mobile phone.

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US denies spying on the UN

The United Nations said it has received assurances from the US Government that its communications networks "are not and will not be monitored" by American intelligence agencies.