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EU President Tusk ‘Should be Afraid’ After Hours of Questioning in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish investigators questioned Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, for more than eight hours Thursday as a witness in an investigation into the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski — a case widely seen as an attempt to discredit and humiliate the EU leader by his longtime rival.

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo speaks in the Polish parliament during a debate on a vote to dismiss Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Szydlo said that Poland cannot be blackmailed by "Brussels elites" to accept migrants.

Poland’s Senate Passes Reforms in Defiance of EU, Left Wing Protests

Poland’s Senate on Saturday approved long-promised reforms to the country’s judicial system which have been fiercely opposed by Brussels and left wing protesters. To become law, the populist ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party’s draft bill for reforms  — which

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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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Polish Judges Halt Sessions to Protest Right Wing Government’s Changes

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Judges in Poland took a 30-minute break from court sessions Thursday to protest government plans to restructure a council that enforces judicial ethics and evaluates judgeship candidates, saying the changes would leave them open to political influence.

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Nationalist Poland ‘Alone’ in the EU After Tusk Re-Election

WARSAW (AFP) – Polish media on Friday underscored their country’s isolation in the European Union after the bloc’s leaders re-elected liberal Donald Tusk as president despite strident opposition from the rightwing government in his native Poland.

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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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Poland Tells EU: We Value Democracy, Respect Our Sovereignty

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Foreign Ministry says it has written to the European Union in response to the bloc’s recommendations on rule of law in the country, the latest step in a standoff between Warsaw’s populist government and EU officials concerned about weakening democratic standards.

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Polish Students March Against Elected Right Wing Government

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of students gathered Wednesday in Warsaw and other Polish cities to protest the country’s populist and nationalist government, with a range of demands that includes better ties with the European Union and protecting the environment.