Another wall goes up in Europe

Nearly three decades after US President Ronald Reagan issued his much-celebrated challenge to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, some Eastern European countries have once again begun floating the idea of building up walls in Europe, … Read the rest

Rescue workers among six dead in Latvian supermarket collapse

The scene overnight in front of the collapsed supermarket
The scene overnight in front of the collapsed supermarket

Six people including two rescue workers were killed and 35 others injured on Thursday when the roof of a supermarket collapsed in a suburb of Latvia’s capital Riga, emergency services confirmed.… Read the rest

Scraping the bottom of the barrel on Syria

Right behind the US on Syria
Albanians right behind the US on Syria

It’s not likely to ease Americans’ concerns about going to war, but the White House announced Monday that Albania is on board with the Obama administration’s plans to punish Syria.

Tiny Estonia, too, … Read the rest