North Atlantic Treaty Organization opens espionage hub in Poland to counter Russia

Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz (C) and his Hungarian, Romanian and Slovak counterparts talk to reporters at the opening ceremony of a NATO spying hub in Krakow, Poland, October 19, 2017. (Photo by PAP) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has opened an espionage hub in Poland, in a bid to strengthen the 29-member military […]

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Poland doctors demand better pay, hike in funding for health care system

Hundreds of young physicians have held a protest rally in the Polish capital, Warsaw, to express solidarity with doctors on hunger strike and to demand higher pay and increased funding for the European country’s chronically strapped health care system. Hundreds of protesting doctors, medical students and supporters convened in front of Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo’s […]

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European Union threatens Poland with sanctions over court reform

First Vice-President of the European Union Commission Frans Timmermans talks to the media about the situation in Poland at the European Union Commission headquarter in Brussels on July 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The EU warned Poland’s right-wing government Wednesday to suspend controversial court reforms or risk unprecedented sanctions, sharply escalating a standoff with Warsaw. […]

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