On the eve of the October elections, the ruling PiS party in Poland has 43% support

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party continues to command the highest support of any political grouping ahead of parliamentary elections in October, a poll published on Thursday showed. A poll by Kantar conducted for the Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper on Sept. 13-17 showed the PiS-led coalition with

The program of the ruling party is planned to allow the arrests of deputies and judges

Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice (PiS/ECR) announced its election programme at the weekend, under which there would no longer be immunity for judges and prosecutors and it would be possible to detain parliamentarians at the request of the prosecutor general. EURACTIV Poland reports. The programme, unveiled on the PiS website

The ruling party suspends the Polish parliament on the eve of the election

Poland’s ruling party, Law and Justice (PiS) suspended the lower house of the parliament, the Sejm, on September 11. The Sejm’s current session was originally planned to end on September 13, ahead of a parliamentary election on October 13. The early suspension – albeit by just two days – is

Trump Finds Replacement for Dismissed National Security Advisor

Charles Kupperman has been appointed interim US National Security Advisor for President Donald Trump. Previously, he was John Bolton’s deputy. The corresponding statement was made by White House spokesman Hogan Gidley on September, 10. Kupperman held senior positions in Lockheed Martin and Boeing companies and worked in the administration of former President

2nd congress of “Vilniuks” unites Poland and Lithuania

The 2nd Congress of "Vilniuks," Polish natives of Vilnius who live here and those who have their roots here and want to maintain and share their Polishness, Polish Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski said at the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius on Sunday. Speaker Karczewski, on a one-day visit to Vilnius,

‘If someone doesn’t have anything to hide, they don’t have anything to fear,’ – Poland to buy Israeli phone spyware

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government came under pressure on Wednesday to clarify whether it has purchased sophisticated and potentially illegal phone surveillance technology that has been used to stifle dissent in other countries. Opposition lawmakers asked Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki whether the special services bought Pegasus, the spyware produced

Polish opposition names surprise candidate prime minister

WARSAW, POLAND - A pro-European opposition coalition in Poland announced unexpectedly on Tuesday that its candidate for prime minister as the country heads toward an October election will be a deputy parliamentary speaker, rather than the main opposition leader. The candidacy of Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska was announced by Grzegorz Schetyna, the leader

US Travel Association welcomes Poland Visa Waiver Program

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement that Poland will shortly be welcomed into the Visa Waiver Program: “The Visa Waiver Program is one of the best tools there is to bolster American ties with