The USSR and US and every country in the EU carried on assissinations against each other for decades during the cold war. How else would we have ever got all those spy movies of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. The real question now is how does Germany release this spy without angering the liberal EU hierarchy. Maybe he will have to do a couple years until all the fuss settles down and they are onto other injustices.
Zimbabwean charged over killing of Cecil the lion (Reuters)