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Mateusz Morawiecki and Jean-Claude Juncker

Polish PM Reshuffles Cabinet to Appease EU

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s new prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, ousting the controversial ministers of foreign affairs, defense and the environment in a move aimed at mending relations with partners in the European Union.

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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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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.

Polish President Andrzej Duda

EU Snub: Polish President Signs New Media Bill Into Law

WARSAW (AFP) –  Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday signed into law a controversial media bill handing the conservative government control of state media, despite EU concern and condemnation from rights watchdogs. “It’s important to the president that state media be