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Polish judges reject court reforms as standoff with government deepens

Aug 11 2016

WARSAW Poland's constitutional court on Thursday ruled against a set of government reforms aimed at changing how the court works, deepening a months-long constitutional crisis with a verdict the ruling conservatives said they would not implement.

Pope says Europe attacks show 'world at war', religion not to blame

Jul 27 2016

KRAKOW, Poland Pope Francis, starting a trip to Poland overshadowed by the killing of an elderly priest in France by suspected Islamist militants, said on Wednesday this and a string of other attacks were proof the "world is at war". | Video

On first trip to Poland, Pope Francis will find a divided Church

Jul 25 2016

WARSAW When Polish bishops issued a letter inviting Catholic youths to attend an international gathering to be held in Poland this week, the name of its host, Pope Francis, was conspicuously absent.

Britain sets nuclear vote as NATO underlines need for deterrent

Jul 09 2016

WARSAW Britain's outgoing prime minister David Cameron set a July 18 vote for parliament to decide on renewing Britain's nuclear deterrent, in a surprise move seemingly timed to underscore London's commitment to European security at a NATO summit.

Poland looks to stronger UK NATO role after Brexit

Jul 05 2016

WARSAW Poland's Defence Minister said he hoped Britain would compensate for its absence from the European Union after a Brexit by strengthening its role in NATO, especially in the security of states close to Russia.

Poland to open coffins of all victims of 2010 presidential jet crash

Jun 21 2016

WARSAW Polish prosecutors said on Tuesday they would re-open the coffins of all victims of a 2010 presidential jet crash to examine the remains, a move likely to deepen political divisions surrounding the investigation.

In push for equal NATO status, Poland asks for flashpoint troops

Jun 20 2016

WARSAW At the height of the Cold War, NATO generals lost sleep over the "Fulda Gap", a flat lowland area they identified as the easiest way for Warsaw Pact tanks to roll into Western Germany.

Poland approves closer surveillance of foreigners ahead of NATO summit, pope visit

Jun 10 2016

WARSAW Poland's parliament tightened anti-terrorism laws on Friday ahead of hosting two high-profile events, giving security forces the right to more closely monitor the movements of foreign citizens and hold suspects for longer without charges.

Exclusive: U.S. may turn to Canada for help with new NATO force in east Europe

Jun 09 2016

BRUSSELS/WARSAW The United States could turn to Canada to help it establish a new NATO force in eastern Europe as a deterrent against Russia because it is struggling to win support from its European allies, diplomats say.

NATO allies launch large-scale military exercise in Poland before key summit

Jun 06 2016

WARSAW A large-scale military training exercise involving more than 20 NATO and partner countries kicked off in Poland on Monday, part of efforts to reassure east European nations rattled by Russia's actions in nearby Ukraine.

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