It's been 20 years since East and West Germany reunified, but the terms "typically Ossi" and "typically Wessi" are still bandied about. We've selected some of the most common cliches.
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.
The year's biggest event for the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress, is starting in Barcelona. It's a chance for the world's foremost innovators to showcase cutting-edge products and discuss technology's evolution.
Greece's finance minister has said in a newspaper interview that even though Greece will need a "new arrangement" on its debt in the summer, he understood that international creditors would not entertain a debt haircut.