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Poland Supreme Court validates presidential election results
The court weighed thousands of complaints of voting irregularities and media favoritism — but decided to strike most down. The validation confirms conservative President Andrzej Duda's narrow victory in the delayed vote.
Poland shortlists judges for controversial top court post
The European Union recently launched a legal case against Poland after saying the country was seeking to muzzle judges. Amid this, a place at the head of the Supreme Court is up for grabs.
Poland: Opposition slams presidential election by post
The ruling Law and Justice Party claim a postal ballot will stop coronavirus from spreading during next month's presidential elections. But the opposition is calling the ballot undemocratic.
Will PiS election plans dent Poland's economy?
Poland's ruling party is driving ahead with a plan to hold an election by mail for the first time, overriding calls to delay the May 10 presidential vote with the country in lockdown. What will it mean for the economy?
Poland's planned judiciary reforms would 'undermine' rule of law
Constitutional experts warn Poland's latest proposed bill introducing new disciplinary rules for judges could further erode the country's judiciary. The EU is also speaking out, and has tried to intervene.
Poland protests Vladimir Putin's speech at Holocaust event
In 1945, the Soviets liberated Nazi Germany's Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in occupied Poland. Russia, Poland and Israel are engaged in a diplomatic spat surrounding the 75th anniversary of this event.
Skiing: Poland's Kubacki wins Four Hills title
Dawid Kubacki capitalized on consistency and poor form from the defending champion to secure his victory.
Poland passes controversial bill to punish judges
29 Dec 2019
Poland's parliament has passed a bill that would allow the government to punish judges critical of controversial court reforms. The measure may lead to Poland being penalized by the EU.
Trump confirms more US troops will be sent to Poland
17 Nov 2019
The US troop presence in Poland will expand by 1,000, in additon to the 4,500 soldiers rotating through the country. The contingent could be made up by moving soldiers currently stationed in Germany.
What are Poland's controversial judicial reforms?
6 Nov 2019
The European Union has repeatedly condemned Poland for its overhaul of the country's judicial system. But what reforms does it find so egregious?
Down Syndrome Poles take their struggles to the stage
25 Sep 2019
A troupe of actors with Down Syndrome in Poland is taking the fight for disabled rights to the stage in a new play that lashes out at the right-wing government, accusing it of neglecting their welfare.
German president asks for Polish forgiveness on WWII anniversary
2 Sep 2019
The leaders of Poland, Germany and the US joined around 30 international guests in Warsaw to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II. The German president asked for Poland's forgiveness.