Andrzej Duda

Poland and U.S. Strike $4.6 Billion Fighter Jet Deal

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland is signing a $4.6 billion deal with the United States on Friday for the purchase of 32 fighter jets as the European country looks to enhance its air defence on NATO’s eastern flank at a time of increased Russian military activity.

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Survivors Return to Auschwitz 75 Years After Liberation

OSWIECIM, Poland — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered Monday for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp, using the testimony of survivors to warn about the signs of rising anti-Semitism and hatred in the world today.

The entrance to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau with the lettering 'Arbeit macht frei' ('Work makes you free') is pictured in Oswiecim, Poland on January 25, 2015, days before the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Russian forces. (Photo by Joël SAGET / AFP) (Photo credit …

Polish President Defies EU to Sign Disputed Court Reform Into Law

President Andrzej Duda on Monday signed into law a controversial bill reforming Poland’s constitutional court despite widespread domestic opposition and mounting alarm in the international community. Thousands of people have taken to the streets over changes pushed through by the

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Poland’s Conservative President, Andrzej Duda, Takes Office

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Conservative Andrzej Duda was sworn in as Poland’s new president Thursday, bringing political change to the nation’s top office. However, confusion surrounded the absence from the ceremony of European Union leader and former Polish prime minister Donald Tusk.

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