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The Star
Poland could face legal chaos as authorities defy governmentWARSAW (Reuters) - The Polish government faces a growing rebellion among judges
Poland could face legal chaos as authorities defy government
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
WARSAW (Reuters) - The Polish government faces a growing rebellion among judges and local authorities over its reform of the constitutional court, in a row that could lead to different state bodies following conflicting legal standards. In recent... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Garfield fugitive agrees to extradition to Poland to face charges in 1996 fatal beatingNancy Lucianna of Fort Lee, told the judge that Kaldon is “eager to get back” t
Garfield fugitive agrees to extradition to Poland to face charges in 1996 fatal beating
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nancy Lucianna of Fort Lee, told the judge that Kaldon is “eager to get back” to Poland as soon as possible after the Polish government, earlier this month, extended the statute of limitations for the crime on which he is wanted by another... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Teachers in Hungary go on strikepassed a law increasing the powers of the 16 regional superintendents, who are
Teachers in Hungary go on strike
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
passed a law increasing the powers of the 16 regional superintendents, who are responsible for education. This spring the Polish government fired 15 of them, and their replacements were appointed by the minister of education. Most of the 15 are... Read more
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The Forward
How Poland Is Targeting Holocaust Scholar Jan T. Gross for the Sin of Rememberingin Poland has changed dramatically , and now Gross is subject to what is tantam
How Poland Is Targeting Holocaust Scholar Jan T. Gross for the Sin of Remembering
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
in Poland has changed dramatically , and now Gross is subject to what is tantamount to a campaign of persecution by the Polish government, precisely for his once-fêted historical scholarship. Last October, the Polish government opened a libel... Read more
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International Business Times
Earth Day 2016: Paris climate deal signing ceremony - what it means and why it matters seems unlikely to be amongst the first movers due to internal political difficu
Earth Day 2016: Paris climate deal signing ceremony - what it means and why it matters
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
seems unlikely to be amongst the first movers due to internal political difficulties, including the intransigence of the Polish government. The double threshold means that even if all of the SIDS and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) ratified,... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Poland erupts over priest's call to deny Communion to government protestorsfrom these values.” The Venice Commission, the guardian of the European Conven
Poland erupts over priest's call to deny Communion to government protestors
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
from these values.” The Venice Commission, the guardian of the European Convention on Human Rights, has sharply criticized Polish government measures that have paralyzed the Constitutional Tribunal — the Polish high court — and given the Law and... Read more
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Balita
EU Parliament urges Poland to respect rule of law in constitutional crisiscrisis. The European Commission launched in mid-January a preliminary review o
EU Parliament urges Poland to respect rule of law in constitutional crisis
Balita / Posted 8 days ago
crisis. The European Commission launched in mid-January a preliminary review on whether the new laws introduced by the Polish government were in breach of the EU rule of law. Two months later, the Council of Europe’s advisory panel known as the... Read more
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Breitbart
REPORT: Germany ‘Annexing’ Dutch Military As Secretive EU Army Begins To Take ShapeUKIP source described the move as “a bizarre, voluntary annexation” adding: “I
REPORT: Germany ‘Annexing’ Dutch Military As Secretive EU Army Begins To Take Shape
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
UKIP source described the move as “a bizarre, voluntary annexation” adding: “I doubt very much that the new Polish Government would be going down the same route, despite the confidence of the German defence establishment”. And Mr.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
John Helmer: What The USS Donald Cook and Polish Navy Were Doing Off Kaliningrad When They Were Buzzed By the Russian Air ForceApril 11-12 events surrounding the Donald Cook at sea last week have sharpened
John Helmer: What The USS Donald Cook and Polish Navy Were Doing Off Kaliningrad When They Were Buzzed By the Russian Air Force
Naked Capitalism / Posted 11 days ago
April 11-12 events surrounding the Donald Cook at sea last week have sharpened the policy conflicts between factions in the Polish government, presidency and General Staff. Some favour more reticence with Moscow, less reliance on security promises... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Saudi King And Princes Blackmail The U.S. Government: What Happens Nextthe spread of fundamentalist Sunni groups, such as Al Qaeda, ISIS, etc.; and, a
Saudi King And Princes Blackmail The U.S. Government: What Happens Next
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
the spread of fundamentalist Sunni groups, such as Al Qaeda, ISIS, etc.; and, a strong voice for U.S. foreign policy, the Polish Government, even said, on April 15th, that as AFP headlined that day, “Russia 'more dangerous than Islamic State',... Read more
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The New Statesman
Meet the women bringing the kitchen to Wikipediaerror in poor visibility. Instead, it maintains that foul play caused the accid
Meet the women bringing the kitchen to Wikipedia
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
error in poor visibility. Instead, it maintains that foul play caused the accident, pointing the finger at the previous Polish government, led by Donald Tusk, now president of the European Council, and the Kremlin. The Smolensk conspiracy was... Read more
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International Business Times
Polish foreign minister says Russia is a bigger danger to Europe than Isis region in exchange for assistance on Nato's southern border in Syria – where th
Polish foreign minister says Russia is a bigger danger to Europe than Isis
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
region in exchange for assistance on Nato's southern border in Syria – where the fight against Isis (Daesh) continues. The Polish government say they are concerned after the March 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, after which Nato suspended... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scholar grilled after claiming Poles killed more Jews than the GermansAmerican-Polish professor who stands accused of 'publicly insulting the nation'
Scholar grilled after claiming Poles killed more Jews than the Germans
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
American-Polish professor who stands accused of 'publicly insulting the nation' has been questioned for five hours by Polish government lawyers. Princeton academic Jan Tomasz Gross was grilled over his 2015 article that said Poles killed more... Read more
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DW
European Parliament criticizes Polish government over constitutional changes |of the European Parliament, described the political situation in Poland as "dra
European Parliament criticizes Polish government over constitutional changes |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
of the European Parliament, described the political situation in Poland as "dramatic" with the latest actions of the Polish government having the "characteristics of a coup." The EP vote was part of European Union pressure on Poland's... Read more
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DW
Poland plans to tear down hundreds of Soviet memorials |around 500 km further east on the Russian border to Kaliningrad, people have we
Poland plans to tear down hundreds of Soviet memorials |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
around 500 km further east on the Russian border to Kaliningrad, people have welcomed the new remembrance policy of the Polish government. Krzysztof Kiejdo, the mayor of the small Polish town of Pieniezno, already reached one of his goals in the... Read more
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Salon.com
European Parliament: Poland’s policies threaten democracyWARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Parliament has condemned Polish government p
European Parliament: Poland’s policies threaten democracy
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Parliament has condemned Polish government policies, saying they paralyze a top court and threaten Poland’s democracy and the rule of law. The vote Wednesday was part of European Union pressure on Poland’s... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Warsaw Hillel to Start Serving Poland’s Jewish Young Adultsmeet the unique needs of Poland’s Jewish community. Additionally, she will work
Warsaw Hillel to Start Serving Poland’s Jewish Young Adults
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
meet the unique needs of Poland’s Jewish community. Additionally, she will work to establish formal relationships with the Polish government and several of the largest universities in the Warsaw area (in contrast to Hillels in North America, most... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rolling Stone's wife threatens Polish govta combined value of 460,000 ($952,000). Other wealthy owners may now follow sui
Rolling Stone's wife threatens Polish govt
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
a combined value of 460,000 ($952,000). Other wealthy owners may now follow suit. Mrs Watts has also threatened to sue the Polish Government over the loss. The deaths came just weeks after the Government sacked the stud's director of 38 years and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The politics of memoryit opened in 2013, Polin has become one of the capital’s most popular museums.
The politics of memory
Namibia Economist / Posted 18 days ago
it opened in 2013, Polin has become one of the capital’s most popular museums. This debate may now be under threat. The Polish government, led by Law and Justice, a radical nationalist party, appears intent on politicising historical... Read more
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NJ.com
Hundreds come out to remember Katyn massacre victimswere also deported into Siberia, where thousands of them died of starvation and
Hundreds come out to remember Katyn massacre victims
NJ.com / Posted 18 days ago
were also deported into Siberia, where thousands of them died of starvation and forced labor. On April 10, 2010, 96 Polish government officials on their way to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre were killed in a plane... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and the last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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EuroNews
Poland: six years since Smolensk crashexamination.Accident or foul play? The disaster is still the cause of bitter d
Poland: six years since Smolensk crash
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
examination.Accident or foul play? The disaster is still the cause of bitter dispute. An investigation by the previous Polish government with input from Russian experts blamed poor weather, pilot error and air traffic controllers for what it... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Poland honours late president and other plane crash victimsvictims were parliamentarians from various political parties, armed forces' com
Poland honours late president and other plane crash victims
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
victims were parliamentarians from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honouring Polish officers killed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rolling Stones wife withdraws horses from troubled Polish farmher mares, with a combined value of £460,000, died in rapid succession. The de
Rolling Stones wife withdraws horses from troubled Polish farm
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
her mares, with a combined value of £460,000, died in rapid succession. The deaths of the horses came just weeks after the Polish government sacked the management board of the state-owned stud and fired Marek Trela, the director who had been at... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victimsthe victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' comman
Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 days ago
the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland's last president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski. They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed... Read more
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examiner.com
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts and wife to sue Poland over death of maresBritish horse breeder Shirley Watts is threatening to sue Polish government off
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts and wife to sue Poland over death of mares
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
British horse breeder Shirley Watts is threatening to sue Polish government officials after the death of two of her valuable Arabian mares, 16-year olds Amra and Preria, while in the care of Poland’s prestigious Janów Podlaski stud. Watts, runs a... Read more
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DW
Justice Minister threatens Poland's Constitutional Tribunal judges with legal action |of European Commission, Frans Timmermans, have also recently reiterated calls f
Justice Minister threatens Poland's Constitutional Tribunal judges with legal action |
DW / Posted 23 days ago
of European Commission, Frans Timmermans, have also recently reiterated calls for a dialogue between the court and the Polish government in an effort to end the tribunal's paralysis. The ongoing crisis may produce two parallel legal systems in... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Poland takes a page from Indiana by calling prime minister about their periodsmembers of a Polish group are calling Prime Minister Beata Szydlo after she sai
Poland takes a page from Indiana by calling prime minister about their periods
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 24 days ago
members of a Polish group are calling Prime Minister Beata Szydlo after she said she supports a total ban on abortion. The Polish government want to control our uterus, ovaries and pregnancies. Isn’t it nice that they care so much? Let make it... Read more
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DW
Council of Europe chief urges Poland to resolve constitutional crisis |launched international investigations into the state of Polish democracy. In m
Council of Europe chief urges Poland to resolve constitutional crisis |
DW / Posted 25 days ago
launched international investigations into the state of Polish democracy. In mid-March, the human rights panel blasted the Polish government for its attempted overhaul of the country's top court. The Venice Commission, an advisory panel for the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Fire Outbreak in Russian Defense Ministryof Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle in an alleged $2 billion cla
Fire Outbreak in Russian Defense Ministry
The Moscow Times / Posted 25 days ago
of Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle in an alleged $2 billion clandestine money laundering scheme. The Polish government plans to demolish about 500 Soviet monuments throughout the country, head of the Institute of National... Read more
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The Hindu
Why migrants are Europe’s litmus testred lights on a world map. Then came a spate of anti-migrant statements from me
Why migrants are Europe’s litmus test
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
red lights on a world map. Then came a spate of anti-migrant statements from media spokespersons and political leaders. The Polish government announced that it was suspending its commitment to take in its share of migrants, and reports of attacks... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Poland Set to Demolish 500 Soviet MonumentsThe Polish government plans to demolish about 500 Soviet monuments throughout t
Poland Set to Demolish 500 Soviet Monuments
The Moscow Times / Posted 29 days ago
The Polish government plans to demolish about 500 Soviet monuments throughout the country, head of the Institute of National Remembrance Lukasz Kaminsky said in an interview with online portal Onet.pl, the RBC news website reported... Read more
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BBC News
Smolensk air crash: Poland's Tusk targeted by new governmentReports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America A Polish government spo
Smolensk air crash: Poland's Tusk targeted by new government
BBC News / Posted 29 days ago
Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America A Polish government spokeswoman has called for former Prime Minister Donald Tusk to be put on trial for his handling of the... Read more
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BBC News
Division mars Poland's Smolensk plane crash anniversaryweather conditions. That would have considerably delayed the delegation on its
Division mars Poland's Smolensk plane crash anniversary
BBC News / Posted 29 days ago
weather conditions. That would have considerably delayed the delegation on its way to the Katyn memorial service. The Polish government accepted the report's main findings but criticised the Russians for failing to investigate its own role in... Read more
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Salon.com
Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obamahe attends the Nuclear Security Summit to be held Thursday and Friday, Duda is
Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obama
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
he attends the Nuclear Security Summit to be held Thursday and Friday, Duda is to meet with U.S. media to defend Polish government policies which have sparked street protests and drawn censure from European Union leaders and institutions,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obamahe attends the Nuclear Security Summit on Thursday and Friday, President Andrze
Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obama
Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
he attends the Nuclear Security Summit on Thursday and Friday, President Andrzej Duda is to meet with U.S. media to defend Polish government policies which have sparked street protests and have drawn censure from European Union leaders and... Read more
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ABC News
Polish Leader Goes to US Summit, No Talks Planned With Obamahe attends the Nuclear Security Summit on Thursday and Friday, Duda is to meet
Polish Leader Goes to US Summit, No Talks Planned With Obama
ABC News / Posted a month ago
he attends the Nuclear Security Summit on Thursday and Friday, Duda is to meet with U.S. media to defend Polish government policies which have sparked street protests and drawn censure from European Union leaders and institutions,... Read more
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CNN
China on strikethinking is heavily influenced by the experiences of other Communist regimes, s
China on strike
CNN / Posted a month ago
thinking is heavily influenced by the experiences of other Communist regimes, says Friedman. The decision by the Polish government to allow workers greater freedoms after a series of huge strikes in 1980 led to the rise of the Solidarity... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Stupid Do You Have To Be To Let This Happen?per woman, according to the United Nations. In that time, life expectancies hav
How Stupid Do You Have To Be To Let This Happen?
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
per woman, according to the United Nations. In that time, life expectancies have risen to roughly 80 from 69. In 2012, the Polish government launched a series of changes in its main national pension plan to make it more affordable. One was a... Read more
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International Business Times
Białowieża forest: Outcry as Poland permits logging in Europe's last primeval forest The Polish government has allowed a massive logging operation in Europe's last
Białowieża forest: Outcry as Poland permits logging in Europe's last primeval forest
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
The Polish government has allowed a massive logging operation in Europe's last primeval woodland in order to beat back a beetle infestation - even though scientists, ecologists and the European Union claim the order will do more harm than... Read more
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Daily Star
Nazi UFOs revealed: Hitler had flying saucers...and they may still be out thereDie Glocke. Polish journalist and author Igor Witkowski claims a contact in th
Nazi UFOs revealed: Hitler had flying saucers...and they may still be out there
Daily Star / Posted 1 months ago
Die Glocke. Polish journalist and author Igor Witkowski claims a contact in the Polish intelligence surface showed him Polish government documents related to secret Nazi experimental weapons. They described a device "made out of a hard, heavy... Read more
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Breitbart
Poland Reneges on Pledge to Take 7,000 Migrants Following Brussels AttackBloomberg has reported. Her words are a blow to the European Commission, which
Poland Reneges on Pledge to Take 7,000 Migrants Following Brussels Attack
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
Bloomberg has reported. Her words are a blow to the European Commission, which had struck a deal with the previous Polish government, along with other European member states, to take in thousands of the migrants flooding north from Greece... Read more
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express
EU is 'HELPLESS' Polish minister savages European Union for 'weakness' in face of terror A SENIOR Polish government minister has launched a withering attack on the Eu
EU is 'HELPLESS' Polish minister savages European Union for 'weakness' in face of terror
express / Posted 1 months ago
A SENIOR Polish government minister has launched a withering attack on the European Union, accusing it of failing to defend its own citizens in the face of... Read more

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