The death toll continues to rise at the site of a collapsed supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga. Authorities say building codes were probably violated.
The eastern outskirts of the German capital have remained bastions of support for the left ever since the collapse of the GDR. But in the district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf, the far-right AfD made staggering gains.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico has killed at least 226 people, including more than 20 children at a collapsed primary school. Rescue teams are working tirelessly to locate survivors trapped under the rubble.
Junior coalition partners in Estonia have called on the prime minister to resign. The opposition parties have called for a no confidence vote.
The Soviets deported or shot Baltic clerics and worshippers and destroyed their churches. Both Orthodox Christians and Lutherans were the targets of religious persecution.
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