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Poland signs nearly $5 billion deal to buy US missile system
by Monika Scislowska - March 29, 2018 - 2:26am
Poland signed a $4.75 billion deal with the United States yesterday to buy air defense Patriot missile systems as it seeks to bolster its defenses against a resurgent Russia.
Poland tries to frame PM's Holocaust remarks as frank debate
by Monika Scislowska - February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A spokeswoman for Poland's prime minister sought yesterday to downplay his words equating Polish collaborators in the Holocaust to alleged "Jewish perpetrators" by saying they were an invitation to a frank debate...
Polish PM reshuffles his Cabinet ahead of key EU visit
by Monika Scislowska - January 10, 2018 - 5:30am
Poland's new prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on yesterday, ousting the controversial ministers of foreign affairs, defense and the environment before heading off to Brussels for talks with top European Union...
Doctors in Poland protest overtime, disrupting hospitals
by Monika Scislowska - January 4, 2018 - 8:00am
A protest by thousands of doctors in Poland who refuse to work overtime disrupted services yesterday at some hospitals, including children's wards.
Polish police release protesters' photos, seeking identities
by Monika Scislowska - January 20, 2017 - 3:41am
Poland's interior minister defended the decision to post photos of some anti-government protesters to illustrate the country's "zero tolerance for breaches of the law," but opposition lawmakers Thursday called it...
Poland's president talks with opposition, new protests held
by Monika Scislowska - December 19, 2016 - 2:29am
Poland's president met separately with opposition party leaders yesterday to help solve a political crisis, as anti-government protests were held for the third straight day.
New protests erupt in Warsaw as political crisis deepens
by Monika Scislowska - December 18, 2016 - 2:28am
Opponents of Poland's populist government gathered outside the presidential palace yesterday in an appeal to the head of state to protect the young democracy's constitutional order from a series of government steps...
Lufthansa, GE invest in aircraft engine plant in Poland
by Monika Scislowska - December 6, 2016 - 6:33am
Lufthansa and General Electric will jointly invest some 250 million euros ($270 million) in Poland to build a plant that will service aircraft engines starting in 2018, authorities said yesterday.
Poland buries remains of World War II resistance commander
by Monika Scislowska - April 24, 2016 - 1:51pm
Poland's president and government ministers attended the state burial yesterday of a World War II resistance commander and communist regime victim whose remains were found in a hidden mass grave.
FM: Poland's democracy doing better than it seems outside
by Monika Scislowska - January 11, 2016 - 12:22pm
The shape of Poland's democracy under the new right-wing government is better than some foreign commentators suggest, the foreign minister said yesterday, inviting German politicians to visit and check.
Polish court verdict appears to undermine 5 new judges
by Monika Scislowska - December 9, 2015 - 4:08pm
Poland's Constitutional Tribunal has struck down parts of laws passed by the new ruling party aimed at appointing judges to the court who sympathize with the new government's conservative outlook.
Poland's Vistula River hits record low; shows historic bits
by Monika Scislowska - August 19, 2015 - 1:43pm
Warsaw is having a treasure hunt — exploiting the record low level of the Vistula River to find pieces of historic bridges and boats amid the discarded tires and broken glass littering its banks.
In Poland, communist-era graves overlay victims of the state
by Monika Scislowska - August 3, 2015 - 4:17pm
Unwanted gift from Stalin, Warsaw Palace of Culture turns 60
by Monika Scislowska - July 22, 2015 - 1:17pm
Some Poles liken the skyscraper to an elephant in lace underpants. A famous poet dubbed it "the nightmare of a drunken baker." And one joke goes that it provides the best view of Warsaw because you can't see the...
US troops drive in eastern Europe to show defense readiness
by Monika Scislowska - March 24, 2015 - 5:08am
A US army infantry convoy is driving through eastern Europe seeking to provide reassurance to a region concerned that the conflict between Russian-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine threatens its se...
Hungary looks to develop gas production
by Monika Scislowska - November 27, 2014 - 5:22am
Hungary is looking to start extracting unconventional forms of natural gas in a bid to help Europe become less dependent on Russian energy imports, government official said yesterday.
Poland tests border protection in major exercise
by Monika Scislowska - September 25, 2014 - 7:18am
Poland launched a major military exercise with international allies on yesterday to test joint response to security threats at a time of armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine.
Political skills above language for EU's Tusk
by Monika Scislowska - September 3, 2014 - 4:51am
Donald Tusk's English is shaky, his French nonexistent, and his nation — Poland — has only sat at the EU table since 2004.
Krakow withdraws 2022 Winter Olympics bid
by Monika Scislowska - May 27, 2014 - 4:21am
Krakow is dropping its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics after residents voted overwhelmingly against the plan, the Polish city's mayor said yesterday in the latest blow to a race already in disarray.
Young EU members celebrate decade in rich club
by Monika Scislowska - May 2, 2014 - 8:00am
It has been a time of monumental change for several former Soviet satellite states that joined the European Union 10 years ago: open markets and the free movement of people has spurred economic growth that at times...
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