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Polish Leader: Other EU Nations Envy Trump Visit to Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s leading politician said Saturday that other European nations are envious that U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to visit Warsaw before a summit in Germany with other world leaders.

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Trade Power Grab Strengthens Anti-Brexit Hardliners in Brussels

The Court of Justice of the European Union has greatly expanded the unelected European Commission’s powers over trade policy, which streamlines the process of negotiating a UK/EU deal – but increases the influence of Brussels hardliners.

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Poles Protest Populist Government At Rally in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw on Saturday to protest the policies of the populist ruling party under Jaroslaw Kaczynski, describing them as attacks on the country’s democratic foundations. Speakers at the “March of Freedom” said

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Le Pen Will Work with Poland and Hungary to ‘Dismantle’ the EU

Marine Le Pen, the frontrunner in the first round of France’s upcoming presidential elections, has said she will build alliances with Theresa May, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, and Polish leader Jarosław Kaczyński to “dismantle” the European Union (EU) if she is elected.

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Merkel Ally Criticises EU For Applying ‘Harsh Pressure’ To UK Over Brexit

Bavarian lawmaker Stephan Mayer believes efforts by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, to apply “harsh pressure” to the UK do not serve Germany’s interests. Juncker has told the Belgian parliament that Britain’s so-called divorce bill for leaving the

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Hungary Unites With Poland To Fight Brussels

An unprecedented attempt by the European Union’s unelected executive to alter national policy in Poland, on the basis of supposed “rule of law” deficiencies, will end in failure, as Hungary refuses to support sanctions. The European Commission was attempting to

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Juncker Doubts EU Will Hold Together During Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, the former Prime Minister of Luxembourg who now serves as President of the European Union’s powerful unelected executive, will not stand for a second term after 2019. The despondent 62-year-old said he doubted the bloc would hold together during

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Polish Conservative Leader Vows to Push on with Abortion Ban

The leader of Poland’s governing Law and Justice (PiS) party has said he still hopes to tighten the country’s abortion law despite parliament recently rejecting a proposal to ban terminations in all but extreme circumstances. Jaroslaw Kaczynski told the PAP

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Poland’s Kaczynski Says EU Must Reform or Collapse

BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union will collapse if it fails to reform, the leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party Jaroslaw Kaczynski said in an interview published on Monday.

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Central European Countries Pledge Nationalist Revolution For EU After Brexit

Leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia will present their vision for a more nationalist European Union (EU) at a summit in Bratislava next week. They will argue for an EU that has strong borders and protects the national identities of its member states, but has limited ability to interfere with countries’ domestic matters.

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Bill Clinton Tells British Voters To Reject Brexit

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seems to have overcome recent issues he had with certain European Union (EU) Member States, penning a piece for a left-of-centre news weekly which tells British voters to reject the temptation to vote for Brexit in

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Hungary Would Block EU Sanctions on Poland: Orban

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a key ally of Warsaw’s conservative government, said Friday that Budapest would move to block any EU sanctions on Poland. “Hungary would never support sanctions against Poland,” Orban said in his weekly interview on public

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Poland’s New Right Marches: ‘God, Honor, Fatherland’

The New York Times writes about how Poland’s new right-wing government is taking power in Poland: WARSAW — In the few weeks since Poland’s new right-wing government took over, its leaders have alarmed the domestic opposition and moderate parties throughout

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Polls Predict Solid Conservative Victory In Polish General Election

Poland’s conservative opposition is poised to win Sunday’s general election, according to final polls which suggest that its welfare promises and anti-refugee rhetoric have helped clinch a hefty lead over the governing centrists. Analysts however also insist the departure last