Fears of Russian expansion are driving military spending among former Soviet-bloc states.
Hundreds of thousands expected at a rally on Sunday to urge populist billionaire Czech Republic PM Andrej Babis to resign.
With most votes counted across the continent of a half billion people, Mateo Salvini's hardline League party emerged as the largest in Italy, while Marine Le Pen inflicted a painful defeat on pro-European French President Emmanuel Macron.
US Congressional Representative Rashida Tlaib faces false accusations of antisemitism after attempting to speak empathetically and magnanimously about the relationship between the Holocaust and Palestinian history.
The incident comes amid a bitter stand-off between Poland and Israel over how to remember the Holocaust.
Scores of various countries within the European Union differ markedly, with some of those of the former communist states in Eastern Europe bringing down the average.
National Rally leader Marine Le Pen no longer wants to leave the EU and is now working towards closer ties with the European far-right.
Teachers across Poland hold a strike after the government and unions failed to agree on proposed wage increases, the leader of the biggest teachers' union ZNP says. Many schools are closed to students.
Catholic priests in Poland this weekend have burned Harry Potter books, declaring them 'inappropriate', linking them to the 'occult and magic.'
The terrorist attack in Christchurch did not take place in a vacuum and is a reflection of decades of the othering and dehumanisation of Muslims.
Turkish Erasmus student Furkan Kocaman died after being stabbed in Poland's Wroclaw. Prosecutors identified the attacker as Muhammet Emektar who, according to local media, may be a PKK terror organisation sympathiser.
Known under different names in various Slavic countries, the festival is called Masopust in Czech Republic.
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