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Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest in Poland

Added: 22.09.2018 18:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

Thousands of state employees in Poland, including teachers, firefighters and health workers, have protested in Warsaw to demand higher wages and workplace changes.


[Ticker] Romanian ministers most often attend EU meetings

Added: 21.09.2018 7:59 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ministers from Romania and Portugal hold the EU record in appearing at EU council meetings, being present in over 90 percent of the meetings, according to from Danish think tank Europa. The figures - based on minutes from council meetings in the period 2015-2018 - also showed that ministers from Slovakia and Poland appeared the least, leaving their chairs to diplomats in almost every other meeting.

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[Ticker] Bulgaria backs Hungary in dispute with EU

Added: 20.09.2018 7:57 | 5 views | 0 comments

Bulgaria will support Hungary in its , defence minister Krasimir Karakachanov told reporters on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting unanimously agreed to oppose any sanctions against Hungary. "Today it is Hungary, tomorrow it could be Poland, and one day it could be Bulgaria in the dock. Central and eastern European countries should act in solidarity and help each other," he said.

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Field notes: Polluted polar bears await the great Arctic land grab

Added: 20.09.2018 7:00 | 19 views | 0 comments

As global warming melts the Arctic, all eyes are turning to the riches under the ice. But will polar bears survive the pollutants trickling into the food chain?

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Trump on Twitter (Sept. 18) - Hurricane Florence, China, Poland

Added: 19.09.2018 19:17 | 21 views | 0 comments

The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump)


‘Build FORT TRUMP!’ Poland pleads with Trump for US military base as threats intensify

Added: 19.09.2018 9:56 | 10 views | 0 comments

DONALD Trump is “very seriously” considering the Polish president’s plea to build a permanent US military base in the country, with tensions within the European nation increasing with both Moscow and the Brussels.


[Ticker] Germany seeks to join EU's eastern energy club

Added: 19.09.2018 8:14 | 6 views | 0 comments

Germany wants to join the Three Seas Initiative, an economic forum dominated by eastern EU states, as part of what its foreign minister Heiko Maas called "a new Ostpolitik" on Tuesday, referring to Berlin's policy on Russia. The forum focuses on reducing energy dependence on Russia, at a time when Germany is building a new gas pipeline to Russia. The club's leading members are the increasingly illiberal Hungary and Poland.

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[Ticker] Poland seeks 'Fort Trump' US military base

Added: 19.09.2018 7:59 | 7 views | 0 comments

Polish president Andrzej Duda has asked US president Donald Trump to create an American military base in Poland called "Fort Trump". Trump told him in Washington Tuesday "we're looking at it very seriously" and said Russia had "acted aggressively" in the region. Trump also said he would help Poland stop a Russian gas pipeline to Germany, Nord Stream 2, and consider a visa waiver for Polish visitors to the US.

US, Poland voice concern over Russia's gas pipeline

Added: 19.09.2018 7:01 | 19 views | 0 comments

Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US and Polish leaders have expressed their concerns here over Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, claiming it may lead to energy over-reliance on Moscow. Visiting Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday told reporters at a...

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Poland to face EU top court on rule of law

Added: 19.09.2018 6:51 | 5 views | 0 comments

The EU commission is expected to refer Poland to the EU's top court over firing supreme court judges, but Warsaw refused to commit on Tuesday that it will implement future EU court rulings.

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