The Roots of Poland’s Defiance of the European Union

posted in: European Union, News

Poles demonstrated with Polish and European Union flags and copies of the Constitution in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw last month to protest the new judicial laws.CreditJanek Skarzynski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images  WARSAW — It is 3:30 p.m. … Read More

What is Article 7? Will the EU resort to the ‘nuclear option’ to force Poland out?

GETTY Article 7: Frans Tmmermans triggered Article 7 against the rebelling Poland EU bosses demanded Poland steps in line with its rulings on Wednesday, giving the rebel state just three months to sort out its internal affairs. EU Commission Vice-President … Read More

EU sues Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland over low refugee intake

The European Commission is suing eastern member states for failing to fulfill their legal obligations in accepting a share of asylum seekers. The defendants claim that the EU is interfering with their sovereignty. The European Commission took the Czech Republic, … Read More

France and Germany are blocking EU deal, suggests David Davis as he lists countries that want Brexit deal

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France and Germany are blocking a Brexit deal, David Davis has suggested, as he listed five European Union countries that want to “move on”. The Exiting the EU secretary told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that Britain would not compromise … Read More

Europe must ‘wake up’ to ‘clash of civilizations’ – Polish minister after Catalonia attacks

posted in: News, Refugee Crisis Europe

In the wake of the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Poland’s interior minister said Europe should wake up to the “clash of civilizations” where Muslim enclaves form “support bases” for terrorists. He claimed Poland is safe as it had prevented … Read More

In a German village, the bell still tolls for Hitler

BERLIN • In a verdant German village, a church bell that bears a swastika tolls. Above the symbol is an inscription: “All for the Fatherland, Adolf Hitler.” When the Nazi iconography was discovered this summer in Herxheim am Berg, some … Read More

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