Religious traditions remain a controversial subject in Europe, from Germany's circumcision court decision to the debate and banning of the burqa for Muslim women in France. In Switzerland, resistance to the contruction of minarets or places of Muslim worship has also increased.
Do these examples indicate that religious traditions in Europe are coming under increasing threat? DW takes a look at the issue.
Berlin has called for a "breakthrough" to resolve the Syrian conflict, a day ahead of the Munich Security Conference. The Syrian regime's Russia-backed offensive against rebels is expected to dominate the meeting.
For three days, Munich will be the center of global politics. DW takes a brief look at the participants and the logistics involved in such an event, from police and hotel staff to bottles of wine and breakfast rolls.
At least 11 people have died after two trains collided in Germany's Bavaria state. 20 others are reported to be seriously injured, including several in critical condition.
Meryl Streep's comments on diversity have raised ire at the Berlin International Film Festival. The actress and jury president's remarks immediately sparked outrage on social media.