North Korea invests huge sums in its military, despite economic ruin.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Russia to change course on the unrest in eastern Ukraine. His comments followed Russia's announcement that it would resume military exercises near the border.
On World Book Day, Catalonians exchange roses and books. But it's also become a time to take sides on Catalonia's bid to secede from Spain - a referendum may take place in November, despite being unconstitutional.
Benfica and Sevilla have both taken steps towards qualifying for the final of the Europa League with victories in their first leg matches. However, neither has an unassailable advantage.
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