Whether through strengthening (or weakening) the EU Commission or by strengthening (or weakening) the democratic EU Parliament, questions abound as to how the EU can improve itself. Only one thing is for sure: It must be prepared to openly admit its failings.
Ensaf Haidar, wife of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes, has called on Germany's vice chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, to help her husband during his visit to the Gulf monarchy.
The organization for German former residents of the Sudetenland displaced after World War II has made some key changes to its charter - most importantly to remove references to reparations and reclaiming land.
Thousands of people have marched through the Russian capital, at times chanting that President Vladimir Putin must resign. Police authorized the major demonstration in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
This month marks 25 years since the launch of Photoshop. The image editing software has revolutionized the art of photo processing and our perception of reality - from ideals of beauty to media manipulation.