A group of civil rights organizations in Germany are awarding Edward Snowden with a prize for whistleblowing. They decry his treatment by the US and want Germany to offer him aslyum.
The execution of Jang Song-Thaek - the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and considered to have been the second-most-powerful man in the country - has sent shockwaves around the world.
Protests in Ukraine enter their fourth week. Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko positions himself as presidential challenger.
Better known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino movies, award-winning Austrian actor Christoph Waltz has now turned his talents to directing a new version of Richard Strauss's popular classic "Der Rosenkavalier" in Antwerp.
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