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Poland votes: PiS and its pact with the people

Poles go to the ballot box on Sunday. The upcoming elections are expected to point the way ahead for Poland — but critics fear the country could move further toward an authoritarian dictatorship....

Poland votes: PiS and its pact with the people

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Poland votes in parliamentary elections Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is expected to be victorious in the parliamentary elections. The main opposition parties are hoping to gain enough support to band together and form a coalition government....
20:34, 2019-10-13

Poland's ruling PiS party wins most votes, according to exit polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is set to be victorious in the parliamentary elections, exit polls say. The main opposition parties were still hoping to gain enough support to form a coalition government together....
21:34, 2019-10-13

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is king....
14:17, 2019-07-05

2019 E! People's Choice Awards Surpass 1 Billion Votes! You made it happen! Today, we are celebrating the E! People's Choice Awards exceeding--drum roll please!--one billion votes already since voting started on Sept. 4 and we know that it......
17:34, 2019-10-01

Amethi Votes For Me In 2014 Sign People Needed Help There: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, on Saturday said she saw there "some people......
08:17, 2019-09-01

| 'People no longer trust the old parties' - Outsiders battle political elite as Tunisia votes Outsider candidates have challenged Tunisia's political elite as voters returned to the polls weeks after a presidential election that reshaped the country's post-Arab Spring political landscape....
16:34, 2019-10-07

Poland, U.S. celebrate new U.S. Army division headquarters in Poland A permanent headquarters of the U.S. Army's forward-deployed 1st Infantry Division was opened in Poznan, Poland, with a ceremony, the Defense Department said....
19:51, 2019-10-11

Poland, U.S. agree on six locations for U.S. troops in Poland: minister Poland and the United States have agreed on six locations for new U.S. troops to be stationed on Polish soil, Poland's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday....
13:00, 2019-08-30

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead yet, says Bernd Riegert....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Von der Leyen calls for EU migration pact in Italy The incoming head of the European Commission said "effective and humane" measures are needed to solve the thorny issue of migration. Italy in particular has been calling for the EU's asylum rules to be changed....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
23:34, 2019-06-19

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend by nine months their deal to cut output, a sign that some major crude-producing countries are concerned about the possibility of shrinking demand....
15:17, 2019-07-01

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in Guatemala....
10:51, 2019-07-16

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia on Sunday in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy....
19:51, 2019-06-30

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures between members of the group....
07:17, 2019-07-02

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork exports to Japan, media reports say. President Trump had threatened to raise levies on about $50 billion worth of cars and auto parts Japan exports to ...
00:17, 2019-08-25

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Top EU officials in Turkey to save refugee pact Top German and EU officials have pledged Turkey support to address refugees at a time when migrant arrivals to Greece are on the rise. German Interior Minister Seehofer said Turkey is facing massive refugee pressure....
13:34, 2019-10-04

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between members of the group....
18:00, 2019-07-01

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for five years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....
11:34, 2019-06-12

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for 5 years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
01:34, 2019-07-13

Russia cut June oil output by more than required in global pact Russia reduced oil production in June by more than the amount agreed in a global deal to cut output, the energy minister and industry sources said on Monday, as the sector still felt the impact of a contaminated crude crisis that crippled exports....
16:17, 2019-07-01

Blood Pact Does 'Sexy Succubus BDSM Game' The Right Way I quite enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey, in the way anyone enjoys trashy novels: secretly and shamefully, with the kind of guilty glee you feel when you eat a whole box of chocolates just because they were there. But its depiction of BDSM in a relationship is incredibly flawed....
21:51, 2019-07-23

U.S. Tells Afghanistan It Will Withdraw Some Troops Within 135 Days of Pact Chief U.S. diplomat overseeing talks with the Taliban shared details of the proposal with the Afghan government, as the insurgents bombed the capital....
02:17, 2019-09-03

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
12:51, 2019-07-21

Pelosi Calls for Surgical Changes to Trump Trade Pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement may need to be reopened and changed with surgical precision before the House will vote on the trade pact....
05:51, 2019-06-28

The Molotov-Ribbentrop pact – archive, August 1939 Eighty years ago, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agreed not to attack each other. Their pact divided central and eastern Europe into ‘spheres of interest’ and a week later, Germany invaded Poland22 August 1939 Continue reading......
16:17, 2019-07-24

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Brazil official says EU-Mercosur trade pact still under review Brazilian Deputy Economy Minister for Foreign Trade Marcos Troyjo said on Tuesday that a proposed agreement between the Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union is being revised by lawyers, a process that may take 6-to-7 months to finalize....
21:00, 2019-08-27

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia has put the original Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and i...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Trump slams NYT story on Mexico pact as a ‘FRAUD’ and ‘hit job’ President Trump slammed The New York Times on Monday over an article on the administration’s immigration deal with Mexico that he called a “FRAUD” and a “hit job” -- while also warning that if Mexico's legislature does not approve the pact, he will move anew to impose tariffs....
15:51, 2019-06-10

Trump teases mutual defense pact with Israel President Trump is exploring an expanded military alliance with Israel — days ahead of a crucial re-election bid for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump announced the possible pact in a pair of tweets just three days before Israel’s national elections, set for Tuesday. A mutual defense ag...
23:51, 2019-09-14

Iran says breach of threshold does not violate nuclear pact Iran said on Monday its accumulation of more enriched uranium than permitted under its nuclear deal with world powers was not a violation of the pact, since it was exercising its right to respond to the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement last year....
22:00, 2019-07-01

OPEC set to extend oil supply cut as Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts this week at least until the end of 2019 as Iran joined top producers Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Russia in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Austria deals first blow to EU-Mercosur trade pact Austrian lawmakers have rejected an EU-Mercosur trade deal, putting the fate of project in question. Several European states have raised concerns about the South American trade agreement and the environment....
07:00, 2019-09-19

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
22:34, 2019-06-19

Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox Trade secretary says there are potential complications and no deal can be agreed pre-BrexitThe international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said a post-Brexit trade arrangement with the US may take longer to agree than some people hope, after reports that Boris Johnson would make this a priority if ...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
18:34, 2019-08-14

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrifice themselves for the cause if necessary. Sooner, r...
06:34, 2019-07-09

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Opinion: Amazon 'Leticia Pact' was a wasted opportunity Over the weekend, seven countries gathered in Colombia and signed the "Leticia Pact" to save the Amazon rainforest. But Brazil's president was a no-show and the summit was little more than a photo op, says Johan Ramirez....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
22:17, 2019-08-01

Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrews’ new First Second graphic novel, This Was Our Pa...
21:34, 2019-06-10

France, Germany closing in on arms exports pact France and Germany said on Thursday they were close to an agreement on how to remove obstacles to exporting weapons manufactured in joint programs, after French firms called for easing German export restrictions....
19:34, 2019-09-19

U.S. pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia The United States formally withdrew from a landmark nuclear missile pact with Russia on Friday after determining that Moscow was in violation of the treaty, something the Kremlin has repeatedly denied....
19:17, 2019-08-02

US formally withdraws from Reagan-era nuclear pact with Russia Washington and Moscow walked out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty that Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed in 1987.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Mercedes to join Calif. mpg, emissions pact, report says Mercedes-Benz, in a setback to White House efforts to ease federal fuel-efficiency targets, may be the next automaker to agree to California's new voluntary light-vehicle emissions rules with four major automakers, The New York Times reported, citing two people familiar with the automaker's plans....
11:34, 2019-08-21

Poland to get more US troops, buy F-35s President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda inked a new defense agreement at the White House on Wednesday that will station an additional 1,000 US troops in Poland on a rotational basis...
06:34, 2019-06-13

Sudan factions initial pact ushering in transitional government Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition initialed a constitutional declaration on Sunday, paving the way for a transitional government following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
16:34, 2019-08-04

Farage offers UK PM Johnson an electoral pact for no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage offered British Prime Minister Boris Johnson an electoral pact if he goes for a no-deal EU exit, but warned that if he tried to fudge Brexit then he would face a battle over every seat at the next election....
15:34, 2019-08-27

Venezuelan migrants to get regional vaccination cards under 10-nation pact Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October, health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday, in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses....
09:34, 2019-08-27

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate....
10:34, 2019-08-17

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
23:17, 2019-06-09

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making concessions on its agriculture but none immediately apparent from Washington on automobiles....
20:51, 2019-08-24

Bolton says US ready to negotiate post-Brexit trade pact with UK National Security Adviser John Bolton said after meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a piecemeal approach to trade negotiations was "not unprecedented."        ...
17:51, 2019-08-13

Taliban threaten Afghan election, hail progress on pact with U.S. The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday denounced a presidential vote due next month as a sham and threatened to attack election rallies even as the militants and the United States reported significant progress on a deal to end America's longest war....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up enrichment of uranium to 20% purity in a move away from the 2015 nuclear deal, but the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards insisted the world knows Tehran is not pursuing nuclear arms....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Guatemala Immigration Pact Set to Spur Single Migrants to U.S. Border The new U.S. and Guatemala agreement would likely change migration dynamics, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of single migrants who try to enter the U.S. undetected....
17:51, 2019-07-31

India, Russia Ink Pact For Maritime Route Between Chennai And Vladivostok India and Russia on Wednesday agreed to open a maritime route between the ports of Chennai and Vladivostok to ensure connectivity between the two countries....
04:34, 2019-09-05

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
07:17, 2019-06-16

Iran on course to exceed nuclear pact limit within days: diplomats Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement within days by accumulating more enriched uranium than permitted, although it had not done so yet by a deadline it set for Thursday, diplomats said, citing U.N. inspectors' data....
19:00, 2019-06-27

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that were lower than Obama-era rules but higher than a 2018 White House proposal. The Justice Department is now investigating the deal for antitrust violations....
20:34, 2019-09-06

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer: Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
22:34, 2019-05-30

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Farage offers Johnson no-deal Brexit election pact Nigel Farage has told Sky News his Brexit Party will stand down candidates against the Conservatives if Boris Johnson calls an election and backs a no-deal divorce with the EU....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
12:34, 2019-06-15

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve been consistently concerned with the number of Thriv...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Iran Says It Breached Nuclear Pact Limits on Enriched Uranium Iran’s foreign minister said the country has breached the 2015 nuclear deal’s limits on enriched uranium, a step that marks its first intentional violation of the accord and could lead to the unraveling of the pact....
15:17, 2019-07-01

Germany's Seehofer seeks to patch EU-Turkey refugee pact German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is to hold talks in Ankara and Athens on the continuing migration crisis. His trip comes as the number of migrants crossing to Greece from Turkey grows once more....
13:34, 2019-10-03

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to leading defense officials....
09:00, 2019-08-30

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
20:17, 2019-07-08

People Are Upset Because Rashida Tlaib Said White People Can’t Distinguish Black Faces. Science Says She’s Right Right-wing outlets and people who don’t season their wings right are up in arms after a Democratic congresswoman made a statement based on nothing but data, facts and peer-reviewed scientific research....
21:00, 2019-10-03

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
20:01, 2019-07-07

No Røkland ERC restart in Poland "Steve Røkland elected not to restart the deciding leg of PZM 76th Rally Poland following his crash on the FIA European Rally Championship counter on Saturday afternoon."...
13:34, 2019-06-30

Poland’s Populist Turn If Poland had a tumultuous 20th century, the 21st started off pretty well. Having just joined NATO, the country entered the European Union and cemented its transition to capitalism with unrivaled economic growth. Then a 2015 election unleashed a populist backlash, delivering unprecedented power to a...
19:00, 2019-10-07

Justice Dept. Investigates California Emissions Pact That Embarrassed Trump The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
00:34, 2019-09-07

U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let the Trump administration change the thresholds for duty-free shipments into the United States....
21:34, 2019-09-09

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resource Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
21:17, 2019-06-07

Iran to Breach Terms of Nuclear Deal, Putting Pact at Risk Iran said it would exceed limits on its enriched-uranium stockpiles before the end of this month, days after the U.S. accused Tehran of orchestrating a second set of attacks on tankers near a vital global-shipping route....
17:34, 2019-06-17

Europe cheers Italy pact, bond bulls pause for breath Signs that Italy's latest political drama was over and hopeful noises from Beijing in the trade war pushed Europe's share markets higher on Thursday and paused the relentless steamrollering of global bond yields....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers trying to move ahead on Mexico, Canada trade pact U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers made clear to Mexican officials they wanted to move forward with the new North American trade agreement....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Large Telecoms, State Enforcers Make Pact to Combat Robocalls Major telecom companies and attorneys general from every state are set to announce Thursday a new pact for combating robocalls, the latest step toward cutting off such calls before they reach a consumer’s phone....
18:51, 2019-08-22

John Bolton Says the U.S. Is Ready to Negotiate a Post-Brexit Trade Pact LONDON (AP) — The United States is ready to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. “in pieces” to help speed the process as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Monday. Bolton told reporters after meeting with...
10:34, 2019-08-13

Brazil's neighbors call for meeting and Amazon pact as fires rage Peru and Colombia called on Tuesday on fellow Amazonian countries to attend a presidential meeting next month on the forest fires raging in Brazil and Bolivia and to forge a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest....
22:34, 2019-08-27

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed under pact, denies breach Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step beyond the terms the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
22:00, 2019-07-01

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
20:51, 2019-06-09

Canada Introduces Legislation to Ratify North American Trade Pact Canada’s Liberal government introduced legislation that would ratify the revised version of the North American free-trade pact, moving ahead less than two weeks after the Trump administration lifted tariffs on the country’s steel and aluminum exports....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Battle erupts over NYT report calling Mexico immigration pact a mirage A weekend news report claiming the U.S. immigration pact with Mexico was a hodge-podge of recycled ideas that America's southern neighbor had already agreed to is coming under fresh criticism, as the Trump administration denies it and a separate report challenges the claims. ...
18:17, 2019-06-11

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
14:00, 2019-06-10

Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions....
01:17, 2019-09-20

Trump Moves Ahead With U.S.-Japan Trade Pact That Eases Some Tariffs President Trump notified Congress on Monday that the U.S. and Japan were prepared to enter a limited agreement that would lower some tariffs and set terms of digital trade....
18:17, 2019-09-17

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
00:17, 2019-06-24

Maharashtra Seat Pact Sealed, BJP To Contest 144, Sena 126 Seats: Sources The BJP and the Shiv Sena will contest the Maharashtra state elections together and have come to an understanding on seat division that gives the lion's share to the BJP, sources told NDTV....
19:17, 2019-09-26

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan South Korea said it was withdrawing from an agreement to share military intelligence with Japan—widening a rift between two U.S. allies and undermining Washington’s efforts to counter rivals North Korea, China and Russia....
01:17, 2019-08-23

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling....
19:17, 2019-08-22

Governors join California push for auto mileage pact with Trump In a joint statement, 23 governors called for a “common-sense approach” to nationwide requirements that will cut tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and avoid regulatory uncertainty....
15:17, 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Microsoft Aims to Reset Videogame-Streaming Market With 'Ninja' Pact A deal between Microsoft and a celebrity videogamer known as Ninja opened a new front in the tech giant’s battle to dent Amazon’s dominance of the game-streaming business....
01:34, 2019-08-12

With Cold War pact dead, U.S. looks to place intermediate-range missiles in Asia Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday he wants to deploy an intermediate-range conventional missile in the Pacific region within months, now that the Trump administration has formally pulled out of a Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia. Esper, however, added that it will likely take so...
19:51, 2019-08-03

Stocks jump as Trump announces partial trade pact with China Stocks surged Friday after President Trump announced the U.S. and China reached a partial trade deal, defusing trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies....
06:17, 2019-10-12

| Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said....
00:17, 2019-08-02

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
21:17, 2019-09-20

Poland: Where Keynes meets Jesus  The business world is not impressed with Poland's ruling PiS party's plans to boost social spending. But, whisper it softly, the project's mix of social conservatism and social democratic redistribution could be working....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Trump to send more troops to Poland The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
10:51, 2019-06-13

3 cities in Poland to put on your next travel itinerary Insider Studios Getty Images Poland is a country with a rich cultural history that hasn't been a top tourist destination, but is seeing increased attention. A number of international headquarters are located throughout the country, making it a business destination as well. The cities of Warsaw, ...
16:00, 2019-10-07

Ericsson says to invest in 5G manufacturing in Poland Telecom gear maker Ericsson will increase production and invest further in its Tczew plant in Poland in preparation for the ramp up of next generation 5G mobile network across Europe, it said in a statement....
21:34, 2019-08-29

Pence Asserts U.S. Support for Poland Poland commemorated the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II in a solemn ceremony in which Vice President Mike Pence asserted continued U.S. support for what the Trump administration has come to view as a reliable security ally....
19:51, 2019-09-01

Three coal miners die in Poland after quake Three miners died after a tremor on Monday at a Polish coal mine owned by mining group PGG, the company said, in the deadliest incident in the country's mining industry this year....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Poland: More aligned to US than to European partners? Donald Trump will not be taking part in commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II. But Warsaw hopes visiting US envoys will still want to talk about strengthening NATO's eastern flank....
03:00, 2019-08-31

EU weighs costs of punishing Poland The EU has given Warsaw two months to show it takes its own judicial independence seriously or risk possible funding cuts in the new EU budget. But would Brussels dare cook a goose that lays the bloc's few golden eggs? ...
12:34, 2019-07-19

EU challenges Poland over judicial independence Europe claims Polish judges can be disciplined for rulings and are not insulated from political controlPoland is being taken to the EU’s highest court over a law said to violate the principle of judicial independence.Just three days before parliamentary elections on Sunday, the European commission a...
02:51, 2019-10-11

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Paddler’s paradise: Poland's lakeland Poland’s lake district is a portal into a world of forests and watery channels – and little else. Ideal for exploring by bike and kayakWe lifted our paddles from the water and let ourselves drift downstream. Deep in a wood, far from anywhere that was anywhere, unseen birds above burst into song in t...
09:17, 2019-07-02

U.S. likely to move some troops to Poland from elsewhere in Europe The United States will likely move some troops to Poland from elsewhere in Europe, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday as he and Polish President Andrzej Duda met....
21:51, 2019-09-23

Trump confirms more US troops will be sent to Poland The US troop presence in Poland will expand by 1,000, in additon to the 4,500 soldiers rotating through the country. The contingent could be made up by moving soldiers currently stationed in Germany....
10:51, 2019-09-24

Homophobia in Poland still deeply entrenched Homophobia is more widespread in Poland than in most other eastern European countries, research suggests. But there is also a sense of optimism in the LGBT community despite efforts by conservative MPs to undermine it....
20:17, 2019-07-23

Poland's president wants parliamentary election on Oct 13 Poland's President Andrzej Duda said on Friday he prefers Oct. 13 for the next parliamentary election which the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is expected to win again thanks to generous social programs and strong economic growth....
01:51, 2019-08-03

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human rights abuses during World War II....
02:51, 2019-08-23

Europeans urge Iran to abide by nuclear pact; Israel says preparing military European signatories to a nuclear pact with Iran said on Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" by Tehran's apparent breach of the 2015 deal, as Israel said it was preparing for possible involvement in any confrontation between Iran and the United States....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest....
09:00, 2019-09-07

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last year, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the semi-official Fars news agency on Monday....
02:51, 2019-06-18

China calls Prague council's move to cancel pact a 'breach of faith' China hit back on Wednesday at a decision by the Prague city council to cancel a partnership agreement with Beijing that would have required it to commit to the "one China" principle affirming that Taiwan is a part of China....
13:34, 2019-10-09

South Korea officially notifies Japan of ending of intelligence-sharing pact: NHK South Korea has officially notified Japan that it is ending their intelligence-sharing pact, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the Japanese foreign ministry....
10:51, 2019-08-23

Iran to boost uranium enrichment level above nuclear pact's limit: Rouhani Iran will boost its uranium enrichment after July 7 to whatever levels it needs beyond the cap set in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, defying U.S. efforts to force Tehran into renegotiating the pact....
14:51, 2019-07-03

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
22:17, 2019-06-19

Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Automakers’ Emissions Pact With California The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
18:34, 2019-09-06

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for final approval of the pact....
17:34, 2019-06-19

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Trump questions the fairness of Washington's longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summit....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Amazon countries sign forest pact, promising to coordinate disaster response Seven Amazonian countries on Friday signed a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of square miles of the jungle....
06:00, 2019-09-07

Drug Case Implicates Honduran Leader Praised by Trump for Asylum Pact A week after President Trump showered praise on Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández for a new immigration pact, the Honduran leader’s younger brother is set to go on trial in New York on drug-smuggling charges....
19:34, 2019-10-02

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the idea of calling another snap national poll....
00:00, 2019-07-18

Pelosi warns post-Brexit UK not to mess with 1998 Ireland peace pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning to the United Kingdom Wednesday amid talks of a free trade deal with the US after Britain departs the European Union. The top-ranking House Democrat issued a statement reiterating her opposition to any free trade agreement that disrupts the Good Friday Agr...
22:17, 2019-08-14

U.S. weighing China currency pact as part of partial trade deal: Bloomberg The United States is weighing a currency pact with China as part of a partial deal that could see a planned tariff hike next week being suspended, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/35vnu7g on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the talks....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Saudi Arabia flags plan to enrich uranium as U.S. seeks nuclear pact Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for its nuclear power program, its energy minister said on Monday, potentially complicating talks with Washington on an atomic pact and the role of U.S. companies....
22:00, 2019-09-09

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Mexico-Canada Trade Pact's Fate in House Hangs on Support of Labor Support from labor groups will be a deciding factor in whether the Trump administration’s renegotiated trade deal with Mexico and Canada sees a vote in the House, as Democrats debate whether to take up the pact....
16:51, 2019-09-23

Players Coalition leader Malcolm Jenkins cautiously optimistic on Jay-Z's pact with NFL Although surprised and unsure how the rapper will help the NFL's social justice efforts, Malcolm Jenkins is hopeful the pact will be productive.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-21

South American nations form pact to guard Amazon rain forest A group of seven South American nations have joined a pact to guard the Amazon rain forest, which has been charred this summer by tens of thousands of wildfires -- including new blazes in Bolivia....
16:51, 2019-09-11

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
15:34, 2019-06-02

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies. The “Storm Area 51” invitation spawn...
07:34, 2019-09-21

Poland wants sanctions against Russia over Crimea to continue President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday that Poland saw a need to maintain Western sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of the Crimea region from Ukraine....
15:17, 2019-08-31

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Poland's Kaczynski says Le Pen's party 'linked to Moscow' The powerful leader of Poland's nationalist ruling party says that political groups in some European Union states, including Marine Le Pen's party in France, are "obviously linked to Moscow and receive its support."...
12:34, 2019-05-22

How Sunday's election may impact Poland's economy Poland’s ruling party, PiS, has cobbled together a winning brand, with doses of economic redistribution, social conservatism and patriotic rhetoric. But will it be enough in Sunday's election to win an outright majority?...
17:51, 2019-10-10

EU sues Poland over judicial independence laws The European Commission has referred Poland to the top European court over concerns that new laws strip judges of their independence. Investigations and even sanctions are expected to follow....
17:51, 2019-10-10

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday....
16:00, 2019-05-22

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the potential for c......
14:17, 2019-05-26

Poland's EU commission candidate gets fraud reprieve Janusz Wojciechowski has faced an investigation into expenses he filed but has now been cleared. All potential commissioners will be quizzed next week in the European Parliament before taking office on November 1....
02:17, 2019-09-28

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
14:00, 2019-05-31

From Poland to Portugal, election highlights across Europe Here's a brief look at the results of the European Parliament elections, country by country: GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel's middle-of-the-road governing coalition lost significant ground , while the Greens surged and the far right made modest gains....
18:51, 2019-05-27

Poland Spring to use 100% recycled plastic for bottles PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Poland Spring announced Monday a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers. The Maine-based company says the effort kicks off this month with 1-liter bottles. A niche product called Poland Spring Origin also uses 100% recycled plastic bottle...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Russia says concerned about U.S. deployment of spy drones in Poland: RIA MOSCOW, June 13 (Reuters) - Russia is concerned about a U.S. plan to deploy spy drones in Poland, RIA news agency cited a Russian deputy foreign minister as saying on Thursday....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Trump will travel to Poland, Denmark from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3 U.S. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump will visit Poland and Denmark from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 jet fighters....
02:51, 2019-06-13

When Poland was lost: The Soviet invasion 80 years ago Only 16 days after the Nazis invaded Poland, the Soviet Union followed suit and marched into Poland on September 17, 1939. The event burdens Polish-Russian relations to this very day, and reconciliation is not in sight....
05:17, 2019-09-18

The Latest: Trump may visit Poland again in September WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Poland (all times local): 2:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is seriously considering a return visit to Poland this fall. Trump said during a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda that he is “looking very ser...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Baltic nation should be called “Fort Trump.” “That is all I’d need, Fort Trump. You people would have a field day about that,” Trump said from the White...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Basketball: U.S. finish seventh at World Cup after Poland win The U.S. cruised to a 87-74 win over Poland to finish seventh at the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Saturday, putting the seal on the worst-ever performance for the Americans at the tournament....
15:34, 2019-09-14

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
15:17, 2019-05-21

U.S., Poland Plan Announcement of New Military Deployment President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
22:51, 2019-06-11

Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov detained in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov has been detained in Poland on suspicion of altering the origins of luxury cars stolen in the Czech Republic. Polish police say a 38-year-old man was detained at his home near Olsztyn, in northeastern Poland, by antiterrorists. He was being ta...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's national security was not threatened by what Moscow regards as a betrayal of trust....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Poland approved by State Dept. for $6.5B buy of F-35As A potential $6.5 billion deal that could bring up to 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter planes, engines and related equipment to Poland's military was approved by the State Department....
21:51, 2019-09-11

In Pivotal Vote in Poland, Many See a Test for Democracy In four years since coming to power, the Law and Justice party has tried to reshape the country in ways that critics say undermine democracy and the rule of law....
13:17, 2019-10-13

U.S. and Poland urge tough checks on 5G suppliers The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated to check whether they are subject to control by a foreign government, according to a joint declaration signed on Monday....
16:51, 2019-09-02

Poland: Cabinet reshuffled after some ministers win EU seats Poland's president has sworn in new members of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's Cabinet after several government ministers won mandates to the European Parliament....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Poland wants money for agreeing to CO2 neutrality in 2050 - PM Poland wants a strong compensation package for its industry in exchange for agreeing to commit the European Union to a more ambitious target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said....
23:34, 2019-06-20

Poland lightning: Two children among five killed after storm Lightning strikes across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighbouring Slovakia have killed five people and injuring more than 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said....
06:51, 2019-08-23

Poland's lead at the top cut after goalless draw with Austria "Poland were held to a 0-0 draw in a top-of-the-table clash with Austria in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday as their lead in Group G was cut to two points after Slovenia\u0027s win over Israel."...
01:00, 2019-09-10

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some question if national monuments are the best way to remember the past....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Amnesty chides Poland over mistreatment of judges Judges who have opposed the "political hijacking" of Poland's judiciary are suffering unfair discrimination, human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday, adding to European Union pressure on the ruling nationalists....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Four die, more than 100 hurt in thunderstorm in Poland's Tatra mountains Four people, two of them children, died and more than 100 were injured during a thunderstorm in Poland's Tatra mountains on Thursday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Poland warns EU countries against rapprochement with Russia Poland wants to make sure a new European Commission stays tough on Russia and is concerned that some European Union countries are growing increasingly friendly toward its eastern neighbor, even as the Kremlin cracks down on dissent....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Poland's nationalists on course to stay in power for second term Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) was on course to keep its ruling majority after a general election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, a victory likely to stoke concern about democratic standards in the largest former Soviet European Union state....
06:00, 2019-10-14

Riot Games and State Farm extend League of Legends esports pact to 2021 The extension comes only a year after State Farm first started sponsoring the game's esports tournaments. Other sponsors include Alienware and Mastercard.Read More...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Jeremy Corbyn is under growing pressure to agree an anti-Brexit electoral pact with other parties DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images An increasing number of Labour MPs want the party to form a Remain alliance at the next election. Labour has rejected working together with other opposition parties when the UK next goes to the polls. However, around 20 Labour MPs believe the party should stand a...
12:51, 2019-09-28

South Korea warns Japan of security pact risk, calls for 'cooling-off' in trade row South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence sharing pact, but wants a cooling off period with Tokyo, a senior South Korean official said on Saturday....
15:34, 2019-08-03

U.S.-British trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal harmed: Pelosi There is no chance the U.S. Congress would approve a planned U.S.-British trade deal if Britain's exit from the European Union undermines the landmark 1998 Good Friday peace agreement for Northern Ireland, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Iran to soon exceed enriched uranium limit under nuclear pact: Fars news agency Iran will soon exceed an enriched uranium limit under its nuclear deal, after remaining signatories to the pact fell short of Tehran's demands to be shielded from U.S. sanctions, the semi-official Fars news agency cited an "informed source" as saying....
18:17, 2019-06-29

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia DoD photo by Scott Howe The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia. After withdrawing from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Trea...
01:00, 2019-08-20

Fast action on trade pact with Canada and Mexico would be ‘colossal mistake,’ labor leader says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Democrats should buck pressure from Republicans and business groups and take more time on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
20:00, 2019-10-09

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
13:51, 2019-08-23

Countries 'overreact' by linking rainforest fires to approval EU-Mercosur pact: Brazil minister Countries like Ireland and France "overreact" when they link the recent fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to the final approval of a trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur bloc, Brazil Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias told reporters on Monday....
20:17, 2019-08-26

Pelosi warns U.S.-UK trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal is undermined There is no chance that a trade agreement between the United States and Britain will pass Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace accord between Ireland and Northern Ireland, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-08-14

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
10:51, 2019-08-23

Portugal votes on Sunday. What comes next? Portugal is heading to a parliamentary election on Sunday with Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists set to win, according to opinion polls, but without an outright majority, after four years of economic growth....
12:51, 2019-10-04

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
19:34, 2019-07-15

To Keep Votes Safe, $250 Million Only Goes So Far After months of pressure, Mitch McConnell agreed to spend $250 million for voting security in the 2020 elections. But experts estimate that adequate protection will require billions....
23:17, 2019-09-25

Iran Has Breached Critical Limit on Nuclear Fuel Under 2015 Pact, State Media Reports The violation does not by itself give the country enough to produce a nuclear weapon, but it signals Iran may be willing to abandon the limits of the pact....
14:34, 2019-07-01

Euro Papers – Real Madrid’s secret pact with Mbappe sets up world-record transfer "In today’s European papers it is revealed that Real Madrid have a secret pact with Kylian Mbappe that means they’ve already made a downpayment ahead of what will be a world-record transfer from PSG to Real Madrid in the summer."...
13:51, 2019-09-18

A WW2 battle reverberates in Poland's national election campaign A monument to a battle fought in the opening days of World War Two has become a new frontline in the fight between Poland's ruling nationalists and the liberal opposition in the countdown to a parliamentary election on Oct. 13....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Poland’s ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country’s European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections...
17:51, 2019-05-27

American coach Mike Taylor: From Pennsylvania to Poland Poland made history in its opening game of the basketball World Cup in China behind American coach Mike Taylor.       ...
19:51, 2019-09-01

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
02:00, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Poland calls for WWII redress during anniversary Poland’s prime minister spoke of the need for redress during observances of the start of World War II as he talked about the losses that Poland suffered during almost six years of Nazi German occupation...
13:17, 2019-09-01

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this culturally conservative country....
14:00, 2019-06-12

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Poland Wants ‘Fort Trump.’ The President Said He May Send Some Troops (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe. But Trump cautioned during an Oval Office meeting Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Duda that a final decision has not been made. Trump ...
00:34, 2019-06-13

Trump says he, Poland's Duda will discuss NATO, trade U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would discuss NATO and trade with Polish President Andrzej Duda as the two leaders sat down for talks at the White House, but he said discussions were continuing on whether to deploy U.S. troops to Poland....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Belgian cyclist dead after crash in Tour of Poland BRUSSELS — Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht has died after crashing in the Tour of Poland. He was 22. His team Lotto Soudal announced Monday that Lambrecht had fallen during the third stage of the event and that he was taken to hospital, where he died. The team said in a statement on Twitter: “...
03:34, 2019-08-06

Poland holds new pride parade after one marred by violence LGBT activists and counter-protesters are gathering in a central Polish city holding its first ever pride parade amid a deep divide in the country over LGBT rights...
14:17, 2019-08-10

Tour of Poland Stage 4 neutralised after Lambrecht death "Lotto Soudal and the entire cycling community have come together to pay tribute to Bjorg Lambrecht during a neutralised Stage 4 of the Tour of Poland."...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Poland’s ruling conservative party poised to win re-election Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party, buoyed by its popular conservative platform and generous social spending, was widely expected to win Sunday’s election, regarded as one of the country’s most momentous since the fall of communism 30 years ago....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Facebook tried to censor our independence celebration. Now, I'm suing them in Poland In November 2016, some time before most Americans became alarmed at censorship in social media, I sued Facebook. If you haven’t heard about this landmark case, that is understandable, because I sued in a Polish court....
08:00, 2019-06-17

Rescuers use explosives to search for trapped cavers in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Dozens of rescuers have been working around the clock in southern Poland to find two missing spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave, using explosives to widen underground passages to help in the search. The two became trapped Saturday while exploring uncharted parts of the Wie...
09:51, 2019-08-20

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher Poland’s president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews...
18:00, 2019-06-04

U.S. Signs 5G Agreement With Poland Amid Huawei Concerns U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish President Andrzej Duda signed an agreement tightening guidelines on 5G network security, part of a wider push by the Trump administration that has targeted Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
20:17, 2019-09-03

US and Poland agree to rigorously evaluate foreign 5G equipment The US and Poland declared today that suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish President Andrzej Duda signed an agreement to tighten guidelines of 5G network......
07:51, 2019-09-03

Poland’s president OKs seizure of WWII site for new museum Poland’s president has signed into law a bill that allows the government to seize the site of the first World War II battle and build a new museum there...
23:34, 2019-08-02

How 5G moves by Poland and Vietnam could change everything and leave the US cornered The choices being made by two countries not generally known for shaping the world’s technology standards may result in the US falling into a strategic and technological trap of its own making....
01:51, 2019-09-25

Spain brush aside Serbia, Argentina thump Poland "Spain secured their fifth successive win of the World Cup with an impressive 81-69 defeat of Serbia and Argentina matched them with a 91-65 rout of Poland on Sunday."...
19:00, 2019-09-08

Legacy of communism hotly debated in Poland 30 years on Poland marks 30 years on Tuesday since its first postwar democratic election, an anniversary that has become a battleground between the ruling nationalists and the liberal opposition over the legacy of communism....
11:34, 2019-06-04

Poland replaces finance minister with head taxman Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party on Tuesday reshuffled many of its senior ministers, replacing Finance Minister Teresa Czerwinska with her deputy Marian Banas, the head of the country's tax administration, according to state TV....
11:34, 2019-06-04

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both said they would not join such a grouping....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Poland has detected potential Chinese espionage -president Poland's President Andrzej Duda said on Monday that the country's counter-intelligence services had detected what could be Chinese espionage activities on its territory....
15:17, 2019-09-02

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Donald Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Lockheed awarded $492.1M for HIMARS systems for U.S., Poland, Romania Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492.1 million contract for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems M142 launchers and associated hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Romania and Poland....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Poland's European Commission candidate gets fraud reprieve Janusz Wojciechowski has faced an investigation into expenses he filed but has now been cleared. All potential commissioners will be quizzed next week in the European Parliament before taking office on November 1....
19:17, 2019-09-28

Over two dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to save two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland's Tatra mountains, the mountain rescue service said on Sunday, after a narrow tunnel flooded with water, blocking their exit....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
06:34, 2019-06-11

For Poland, Nobel Prize in Literature Is Cause for Conflict as Much as Congratulation When Olga Tokarczuk of Poland won the prize, the reaction was as divided as is the country itself. To some, she is an eloquent writer who captures Poland’s tragic history. To others, she is a traitor....
02:51, 2019-10-11

Poland’s top filmmakers protest festival admission rules Academy Award-winning Pawel Pawlikowski and other top Polish filmmakers are demanding artistic independence for the nation’s most prestigious film festival after a politically charged movie was withdrawn...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Poland needs 700-900 billion euros to reach zero emissions - minister Poland needs 700-900 billion euros ($760-$980 billion) to reach a net zero emissions economy, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski said, adding that it was a "fantasy" that it could reach that goal by 2050....
13:34, 2019-10-01

Poland: Cars collide with truck, killing 6 and injuring 11 WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish media are reporting that a collision involving six cars and a truck on a highway in western Poland killed six people and injured 11 others. The accident happened early Sunday afternoon on a highway near the city of Szczecin, which is close to the border with Germany. Pri...
19:17, 2019-06-09

EU’s Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country’s prime minister. Tusk’s questioning is seen as an attempt by the ruling party ...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Exit polls show decisive win for Poland’s right wing A parliamentary election campaign vilifying Poland’s LGBT community and pledging generous social welfare appears to have resonated in the conservative Catholic country....
07:00, 2019-10-14

Poland sees positives in von der Leyen remarks on rule of law Poland sees potential positive elements in remarks on the rule of law by the nominee to lead the European Commission, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approached the priest early Monday in front of the ci...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Popovich defends team, US beats Poland for 7th at World Cup USA Basketball finishes World Cup in 7th place, tops Poland 87-74 in finale _ with Gregg Popovich offering a strong defense afterward       ...
17:00, 2019-09-14

European elections: sex and religion dominate campaigning in Poland War of words over LGBT rights, perceived threats to traditional values and clerical child abuseCampaigning in Poland for the European elections has descended into a war of words over religion, sex and morality after a documentary on clerical abuse raised questions about the government’s ties to the ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Poland's ruling nationalists seen on course to remain in power for second term Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) was on course to keep its ruling majority after a general election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, a victory likely to stoke concern about democratic standards in the largest ex-Soviet European Union state....
23:34, 2019-10-13

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capability, though not quite a single big "Fort Trump" as Warsaw floated last year, President Andrzej Duda said....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Trump cancels Poland trip as Dorian nears U.S. President Donald Trump said he canceled a scheduled trip to Poland so he could remain in Washington to monitor Hurricane Dorian as it is forecast to make landfall in Florida over the holiday weekend....
11:34, 2019-08-30

Florida Storm Could Be "Very Big One", Says Trump, Cancels Poland Visit US President Donald Trump abruptly called off a weekend trip to Poland on Thursday, saying he wanted to stay home and make sure the federal government is prepared for a looming hurricane headed for......
15:00, 2019-08-30

Rescuers use explosives to seek 2 cavers trapped in Poland Dozens of rescuers have been working around the clock in southern Poland to find two missing spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave, using explosives to widen underground passages...
15:00, 2019-08-19

Poland's ruling PiS wins election: results from 72% of constituencies Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party has won Sunday's parliamentary elections with 45.8% of votes, according to official results from 72% of constituencies published by the electorial committee on Monday....
09:00, 2019-10-14

In Poland, Nationalism With a Progressive Touch Wins Voters The ruling Law and Justice party looks likely to hang onto power in elections on Sunday by using an unusual blend of populism and progressive policy....
22:51, 2019-10-10

Cows Escape Slaughterhouse In Poland After Public Outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
08:51, 2019-05-30

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems restored.The city of Riviera Beach was infected w...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Democrats Have Enough Votes For Impeachment, But We Will Win, Says Trump President Donald Trump conceded Friday that Democrats had enough votes to impeach him, but he suggested that Speaker Nancy Pelosi hold a House vote to formally begin an inquiry to force a Senate trial......
05:34, 2019-10-05

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and economic development....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Tunisians Cast Votes for President Tunisians voted Sunday in their second free presidential election since the uprising that toppled an autocratic regime in 2011, consolidating the country’s position as the only democracy to survive the years of revolution and war following the Arab Spring....
23:51, 2019-09-15

The Democrats, Unfortunately, Have The Votes: Trump On Impeachment Text messages sent by US diplomats revealing an apparent effort by Donald Trump's government to push Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden bolstered the Democrats' impeachment inquiry......
05:34, 2019-10-05

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remainder voting on Sunday (times CET):...
20:34, 2019-05-26

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step, the Washington Post reported....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Brexit news latest: Nigel Farage floats Tory pact but threatens fight if deal returns Nigel Farage today signalled that his Brexit Party would be prepared to make a General Election pact with the Tories if they back a no-deal exit from the EU....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Euro 2020 roundup: Russia and Poland qualify as 10-man Germany win • Emre Can sent off in Estonia but Germany win 3-0• Georginio Wijnaldum scores twice for NetherlandsGermany went level on points at the top of Group C despite having Emre Can sent off early in the first half in Estonia, for bringing down Frank Liivak when he was the last man.However, Ilkay Gündogan ...
02:00, 2019-10-14

Poland’s ruling party declares victory in divided nation Poland’s conservative ruling party Law and Justice has won the most votes in a general election in the deeply divided nation and appeared set, according to an exit poll, to have a comfortable majority in the parliament to govern for four more years...
01:00, 2019-10-14

Trump elevates Poland at the expense of Germany with troop decision Trump said he was not worried about the erosion of democracy in Poland, saying he is confident that Polish President Andrzej Duda understands that his country’s economic success is linked to its democratic standing....
01:01, 2019-06-13

Trump, Duda sign agreement to send 1,000 more US troops to Poland The United States will send 1,000 more troops to Poland, which has also agreed to pay for a new military facility there, in a move that boosts the nations' defense ties, President Trump said Monday....
03:51, 2019-09-25

Warsaw, Washington agree on locations for new U.S. troops in Poland: minister Warsaw and Washington have agreed on six locations for new U.S. troops to be stationed in Poland, the country's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday, a day after Donald Trump canceled a trip to the eastern European nation....
13:51, 2019-08-30

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the demand for LGBT rights....
11:17, 2019-06-08

Poland's foreign ministry condemns attack on Israeli students Poland's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned violence against a group of Israeli students beaten at a Warsaw nightclub early on Saturday, following criticism that Polish leaders are not doing enough to denounce antisemitism....
23:00, 2019-09-08

Warsaw’s pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central Europe’s largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time that Poland is exhibiting divisions over the demand for LGBT rights....
10:17, 2019-06-08

U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump' U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship....
12:17, 2019-05-24

RPT-Poland files complaint with EU's top court over copyright rule change Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Union's top court against copyright rules adopted by the bloc in April to protect Europe's creative industries, which Warsaw says may result in preventive censorship....
14:00, 2019-05-24

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
03:34, 2019-06-11

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” between the two NATO allies....
02:34, 2019-06-12

Huawei outlines investment plans in Poland depending on 5G role Huawei aims to spend 3 billion zlotys ($793 million) in Poland in the next five years, although whether the Chinese firm has a role in the 5G rollout may affect the scale of investment, an official at the group's Polish unit said....
15:34, 2019-07-08

State Department approves Poland’s $6.5 billion F-35 fighter jet order The 32 planes would gradually replace Poland’s fleet of Mikoyan MiG-29 and Sukhoi Su-22 jets, both Russian-made. The deal should also give a not-insignificant boost to Lockheed Martin’s foreign sales....
13:17, 2019-09-12

Poland: Ex-aide found guilty in crash that killed president A court in Poland has found a former government official guilty of negligence in the 2010 airplane flight to Russia that ended in a crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Poland's ruling nationalists ahead in election: partial results Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party was in the lead in Sunday's parliamentary election with 49.3% of votes, according to partial official results calculated on the basis of 42% of the constituencies and published early on Monday....
09:00, 2019-10-14

U.S. backs proposed $6.5 billion sale of 32 F-35 Lockheed jets to Poland The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it had approved a proposed sale of 32 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, worth $6.5 billion, to Poland....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Germany expresses 'deep shame' for Nazi destruction of Poland At an event marking the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Germany recognized its moral responsibility for Nazi wartime atrocities in Poland. But Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ruled out financial reparations....
11:51, 2019-08-01

Family, faith, flag: the religious right and the battle for Poland’s soul The rightwing Law and Justice party may be authoritarian and anti-LGBT, but its welfare programmes have transformed the lives of low-income Poles“Every good Pole should know what the role of the church is … because beyond the church there is only nihilism.”– Jarosław Kaczyński, chairman of the Law a...
18:34, 2019-10-05

Mass grave in Poland embodies the violent beginning of the Bronze Age Enlarge / This is the Late Neolithic mass grave at Koszyce, Poland. (credit: Image courtesy of Piotr Wodarczak) Sometime between 2880 and 2776 BCE, 15 family members were hastily buried together in a single pit, their shattered skulls telling a story of violent death. Yet someone interred the dead...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany....
15:17, 2019-05-21

ERC rookie Žala hoping “energy from Lithuania flows over” into Poland "Vaidotas Žala will look to carry over his impressive debut pace in the FIA European Rally Championship when he contests PZM 76th Rally Poland later this month."...
15:34, 2019-06-06

Poland plans new coal mines despite EU's call for carbon neutrality Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party plans to introduce legislation that will allow the government to open new coal mines without the approval of local authorities, its energy minister said on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-09-25

Poland’s ruling party opens campaign pledging new benefits The leader of Poland’s nationalist ruling party has promised higher earnings, adherence to Catholic values and more judicial system changes as he started campaigning for an Oct. 13 parliamentary election...
22:00, 2019-09-07

Baffling 3,000-year-old Out of Place Mace Head Found in Poland An amateur Polish archaeologist has made an astonishing discovery that is 3,000 years old - he unearthed a Bronze Age mace head.  ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Poland’s leaders campaign to save wild cows from slaughter Poland’s ruling party leader and the president have weighed in to save the lives of a herd of some 180 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and were ordered slaughtered...
14:51, 2019-05-31

Germany Asks For Poland's Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII Outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier this morning asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs......
11:17, 2019-09-01

Trump cancels trip to Poland so he can monitor Hurricane Dorian President Trump said Thursday he is canceling his planned trip to Poland this weekend and instead will send Vice President Mike Pence so he can stay in the United States to monitor the strengthening Hurricane Dorian....
01:51, 2019-08-30

Poland's Kaczynski steps out of shadows to mobilize rural vote Long cast as a reclusive backstage strategist, Poland's conservative chief Jaroslaw Kaczynski is testing out a new role as charismatic leader as he campaigns to mobilize the rural vote ahead of Sunday's parliamentary election....
10:17, 2019-10-11

Trump cancels Poland trip to monitor Hurricane Dorian President Donald Trump announced Thursday he was cancelling his planned trip to Poland this weekend so he could monitor Hurricane Dorian as it barrels toward the American south. “To ensure all resources of the federal government are focused on the arriving storm, I have decided to send our vice pres...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with Russia. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland. An official welcoming ceremony took place Friday at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Akishino and Kiko also laid a wr...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Poland Had the Royal Castle Ready. Then Trump Canceled His Trip. Ahead of national elections, Poland’s governing party had hoped that President Trump’s visit would give it a boost and blunt concerns that it was undermining democracy....
22:34, 2019-08-30

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
20:34, 2019-06-01

Poland plans to triple solar energy capacity this year Poland, which generates most of its electricity from coal, is planning to triple its solar energy capacity this year, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polish radio on Wednesday....
15:17, 2019-10-09

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of thousands of people marched, danced and sang waving colourful flags and umbrellas. Back in 2005, gay rights activists had to fight to march in Warsaw....
20:01, 2019-07-03

Poland's leaders campaign to save wild cows from slaughter Poland's ruling party leader and the president have weighed in to save the lives of a herd of some 180 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and were ordered slaughtered....
14:51, 2019-05-31

WWII: Poland marks 80 years since first bombs fell on Wielun Until now, the Battle of Westerplatte on September 1, 1939, officially marked the start of World War II. But this year, the 80th anniversary will also be commemorated in Wielun, bombed minutes earlier. Here's why....
17:51, 2019-08-31

Poland plans tighter 5G security standards, may curtail Huawei Having already allowed Huawei gear into its early 5G networks, Poland is now mulling tightened security rules that could block the company in some areas.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Germany asks for forgiveness as Poland marks 80th anniversary of war Germany's president asked for forgiveness for his country on Sunday for the suffering of the Polish people during World War Two as Poland marked 80 years since the Nazi German invasion that unleashed the deadliest conflict in human history....
23:17, 2019-09-01

Poland's ruling party has 41% support before October vote: Indicator Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party still enjoys the highest support out of any grouping ahead of parliamentary elections in October, according to a poll released on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-08-27

Trump cancelling Poland trip is a blow for ruling populists President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a planned trip to Poland to deal with a hurricane comes as a sharp blow to Poland’s populist government, which had been counting on the visit for a boost ahead of October elections...
10:34, 2019-08-30

Owner of Poland's ZE PAK energy group plans green push A Polish billionaire owner of a brown coal-fueled power station, Zygmunt Solorz, said on Monday he would invest in greener sources of energy generation, as a shift away from polluting fuels slowly gathers pace in the country....
14:17, 2019-08-05

Austria's Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award......
22:51, 2019-10-10

Poland’s Catholic Church says country is under siege from a ‘rainbow plague’ Poland’s Catholic Church has doubled down on the anti-gay rhetoric that has become the nationalist ruling party’s dominant theme in recent weeks, drawing a rebuke from liberal politicians who compared an archbishop’s remarks to incitement to genocide....
23:00, 2019-08-02

U.S. and Poland urge tougher checks on foreign influence over 5G networks The United States and Poland believe suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control, a joint declaration signed on Monday said, as Washington pressures allies to exclude China from 5G networks....
16:51, 2019-09-02

Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht dies after Poland crash Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht has died in hospital after crashing at the Tour of Poland, his team says. The 22-year-old was named most promising youngster in a warm-up event before this year's Tour de France....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Poland's ruling party keeps lead before Sunday vote: poll A coalition headed by Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party has kept its lead over its rivals ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections, a poll suggested....
19:00, 2019-10-09

NBA board votes for stiffer tampering measures Seeking to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention, the NBA board of governors on Friday unanimously passed a number of stiffer measures....
02:00, 2019-09-21

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic refuge The House on Thursday voted 225-193 to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a move meant to stymie President Trump’s plan to open up the wilderness to commercial interests....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not want to lose his grip on power....
13:51, 2019-06-23

The America That Votes in 2020 Will Look Radically Different Than it Did in 2016 The day after Hillary Clinton announced in March that she would not make a third bid for the White House, President Trump expressed in a tweet his mock disappointment that 2020 would not be a rematch. “Aw shucks,” he wrote, “does that mean I won’t get to run against her again...
21:51, 2019-09-12

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for Conservative voices on Facebook‘s board rejected w...
02:34, 2019-05-31

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising rent more than 7% plus inflation over the course o...
06:51, 2019-05-30

DC votes to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day WASHINGTON — The Washington, D.C. Council has voted to temporarily change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. WTOP-FM reports the council on Tuesday passed the “Indigenous Peoples’ Day Emergency Declaration Act of 2019.” Supporting Councilman David Grosso tol...
14:51, 2019-10-10

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israel voted in its second election in five months that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him....
16:51, 2019-09-17

Factbox: Europe votes - Timeline to handover EU citizens will elect a new European Parliament this week, the first step in a process that will change the leadership of major European Union institutions later this year....
19:17, 2019-05-23

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 years still exerted power....
14:17, 2019-06-09

Votes still being counted in Afghanistan presidential election Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and candidate Abdullah Abdullah have both claimed victory, reminiscent of a similar scenario that unfolded five years ago....
17:34, 2019-09-30

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the minimum wage to inflation after that....
03:17, 2019-07-19

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh....
21:34, 2019-05-24

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls are taking place across the country. Attention is focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a violent crackdown on independent candidates and some of their supporters....
13:00, 2019-09-08

Donald Trump Says Democrats Have Enough Votes For Impeachment, But... President Donald Trump conceded Friday that Democrats had enough votes to impeach him, but he suggested that Speaker Nancy Pelosi hold a House vote to formally begin an inquiry to force a Senate trial......
15:00, 2019-10-05

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Fed Votes to Lighten Regulations for All but the Largest Banks Banks including Capital One, U.S. Bancorp, Barclays and Credit Suisse can file ‘living wills,’ which describe how they would wind down in a failure, less often....
04:51, 2019-10-11

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
06:34, 2019-06-19

Renault Board Votes to Remove CEO Bolloré Renault fired Chief Executive Thierry Bolloré as the French car maker seeks to turn the page on auto titan Carlos Ghosn’s decades of leadership and reboot its globe-spanning alliance with Nissan....
02:17, 2019-10-12

Bundestag votes to move Stasi files Germany's parliament has voted to move the files of the East German secret police into the nation's Federal Archives. The vote came despite the concerns of and objections from some historians and GDR-era dissidents....
04:34, 2019-09-27

Trump cancels trip to Poland, says he is staying in the U.S. to monitor Hurricane Dorian The president was never enthusiastic about the trip and had already shortened it: He called off the second half of the planned trip, to Denmark, earlier this month....
04:00, 2019-08-30

Warsaw to Hold Gay Pride Parade Amid Fears and Threats in Poland The largest pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe comes as a government campaign depicts the gay rights movement in Poland as a threat to families....
15:34, 2019-06-08

‘Fort Trump’? US boosting military ties with Poland in bid to deter Russia The small European country that played a central role in two seminal events of the 20th century – the beginning of World War II and the fall of Soviet communism – is today key to deterring Russia’s aggressive military ambitions, officials say as they anticipate a strong U.S. military buildup....
22:00, 2019-09-19

Police use tear gas, arrest counter-protesters of LGBT march in Poland Police used water canons and tear gas, and arrested dozens of counter-LGBT protesters during the Second Equality March on Saturday in eastern Poland....
19:51, 2019-09-29

Poland's PiS promises older voters more cash ahead of October elections Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party will offer pensioners a regular yearly cash bonus, party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski was quoted as saying on Saturday ahead of next month's parliamentary elections....
11:00, 2019-09-07

Trump cancels Poland trip as Hurricane Dorian gains strength President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Poland on Thursday and Florida's governor expanded a state of emergency to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to make landfall on the Atlantic coast Monday as a dangerous Category 4 storm....
01:17, 2019-08-30

Poland scolds EU over delayed accession talks with Albania, North Macedonia Polish President Andrzej Duda scolded the European Union on Friday for delaying accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia, days after the EU's current eastern European members lost out in a carve-up of its top jobs....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Poland hopes small producers will help it meet EU green energy goals Poland can still meet European Union 2020 green energy goals because of individuals who both produce and consume electricity from renewable sources, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski said on Thursday....
00:00, 2019-08-02

President Donald Trump admits Poland to U.S. visa waiver program President Donald Trump has admitted Poland as a member of the U.S. State Department's Visa Waiver Program, which makes it easier for Polish citizens to travel to the United States....
00:17, 2019-10-05

Poland and Slovakia: Lightning strikes leave several dead in Tatra Mountains At least five people, including two children, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range along the Polish-Slovak border. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
06:17, 2019-08-23

Bjorg Lambrecht dies after crash during Tour of Poland cycling race • Lotto-Soudal team confirm tragic news of rider’s death• Lambrecht died in hospital after crash on third stageThe Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht has died after crashing at the Tour of Poland.The 22-year-old Lotto-Soudal rider is understood to have fallen into a concrete culvert about 60 miles from...
03:00, 2019-08-06

Poland's ruling party pledges pre-election minimum wage spike Poland’s ruling party has pledged to raise the minimum wage by 90% over four years. A month before a general election, such a move is either a stroke of political genius or economic calamity, depending on who you ask....
15:00, 2019-09-18

Nobel prize winner Tokarczuk calls for democracy revival in Poland Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, who on Thursday was named the 2018 winner of the Nobel literature prize, said that Poland's general election on Sunday presents a chance for improving democracy in the......
20:51, 2019-10-10

Russia angered by Boris Johnson's tribute to Poland's defiance of Communism British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s tribute to Poland for not surrendering to tyranny during World War II drew a rebuke from Russia, which blamed the United Kingdom for the conflict....
13:34, 2019-09-05

Europa League roundup: Celtic and Linfield win; Rangers draw in Poland • Celtic beat AIK 2-0; Rangers draw 0-0 away at Legia Warsaw• Linfield record stunning 3-2 victory over QarabagOdsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. The Frenchman curled home from 25 yards in the 73rd minute at Celti...
06:51, 2019-08-23

50-Year-Old Woman Climber From Poland Dies On Nepal's Mount Manaslu A Polish climber died on Nepal's Mount Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak, expedition organisers said Sunday -- the first fatality of the autumn climbing season....
01:17, 2019-09-30

Unrest feared as Poland Catholic church doubles down on anti-gay rhetoric WARSAW — Poland’s Catholic Church has doubled down on the anti-gay rhetoric that has become the nationalist ruling party’s dominant theme in recent weeks, drawing a rebuke from liberal politicians who compared an archbishop’s remarks to incitement to genocide. In a sermon given to ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Poland's ruling PiS vows to boost public healthcare ahead of vote Poland's ruling nationalists promised on Saturday to raise funding of the health service, another hefty spending pledge in an election campaign where they have sought to position themselves as champions of the welfare state....
14:51, 2019-09-28

Klezmer Music and Memory at a Festival Celebrating Jewish Life in Poland Many tourists who come to Poland see a story of Jewish death. In Krakow, not far from Auschwitz, leaders are trying to tell a different story, and spur a resurgence in Jewish life....
11:34, 2019-08-11

Poland authorities conducting 'biggest search' ever for boy whose father was killed by train A search for a missing five-year-old boy in Poland has stretched into a sixth day in what authorities have described as the largest to ever take place....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
22:00, 2019-05-27

Pride parades in Poland prove flashpoint ahead of general election Alicja Sienkiewicz was attending a gay pride event in the Polish city of Bialystok in July when a group of young men shouting expletives surrounded her wheelchair and hurled firecrackers....
11:51, 2019-09-26

Poland eyes green energy investments in Western Balkans: minister Polish energy groups could invest in renewable power in Western Balkan countries that eye European Union membership, Jadwiga Emilewicz, minister for entrepreneurship and technology said....
22:17, 2019-06-22

American Airlines adding first flights to Africa, Poland, returning to Tel Aviv American plans to begin service between Philadelphia and Morocco and Chicago and Poland next summer. Flights to Israel will resume next fall.       ...
00:51, 2019-08-09

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
01:51, 2019-07-18

Fed divided on policy, discount rate votes show U.S. central bankers may have been more deeply divided than previously understood over the decision last month to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, records from meetings held across the Fed's 12 regional Fed banks suggest....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Factbox: Old rivals square up again as an uncertain Afghanistan votes At least 18 candidates are in the fray for Afghanistan's presidential election on September 28, but only two are seen having a shot at winning in a country fractured by ethnic faultlines, unstable alliances and decades of war....
09:51, 2019-09-26

Investors' New Weapon in Japan: Votes to Embarrass the Boss The taboo of lodging protest votes is weakening in the consensus-based corporate culture, as part of a yearslong push to improve Japanese companies’ profitability and corporate governance....
22:17, 2019-08-20

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
20:51, 2019-07-12

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
04:00, 2019-07-17

AP Top 25 Podcast: How Rece Davis votes in preseason poll Voting in the AP Top 25 is a mix of art, science and hunch, and it's especially tricky when it comes to the preseason poll       ...
18:17, 2019-08-20

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so significant? Is this the beginning of the end for President Erdogan’s party?...
23:00, 2019-06-21

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
11:17, 2019-06-19

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
14:00, 2019-07-17

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, using more technology in the classroom. Superintend...
03:51, 2019-06-21

U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
21:34, 2019-08-21

Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
08:17, 2019-09-16

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
14:17, 2019-06-16

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in municipalities losing free service....
20:00, 2019-08-01

California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons CALIFORNIA NBC -The California state legislature voted Wednesday to ban for-profit private prisons, including some facilities used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill, which must be signed into law by California Gov. Gavin Newsom in order to take effect, would ban new contracts wit...
18:00, 2019-09-14

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, stoking tensions with President Donald Trump....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The City of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday, Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally required to approve the measure after the group be...
17:51, 2019-08-07

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 vote that comes amid ongoing devastation in the Amazon rainforest and growing evidence that scientis...
05:17, 2019-08-25

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
05:34, 2019-07-24

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agenda and defended her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction movement. Speaking with Margaret Brennan on CBS’ “Face the Nation,“ Omar responded to...
19:17, 2019-09-15

Senate votes to permanently extend 9/11 victims fund The Senate approved legislation Tuesday to permanently fund the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, guaranteeing that first responders who faced health problems after the attacks and their survivors receive their full benefit. The bipartisan bill, which passed 97-2, now heads to President Donald Trump’...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Longer They Stay In, More Votes To Win: J&K Governor On Arrested Leaders Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the centre's decision to revoke its special status and bifurcate it into two distinct union territories was taken for the betterment of the......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a ...
06:51, 2019-09-16

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
11:17, 2019-08-07

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
06:34, 2019-05-23

U.S. House votes again to end Trump's border emergency declaration The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday backed for a second time legislation that would terminate President Donald Trump's February declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, sending the measure to the White House for Trump's expected veto....
19:34, 2019-09-27

$250 Million to Keep Votes Safe? Experts Say Billions Are Needed After months of pressure, Mitch McConnell agreed to spend $250 million for election security. Pennsylvania alone plans to spend $125 million just to update voting machines for 2020....
23:34, 2019-09-26

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of supportive politicians made it very unlikely....
17:17, 2019-06-01

McConnell: 'I would have no choice but to take it up' if House votes to impeach Trump Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate rules would mean he would have to take up impeachment if the House voted to impeach President Donald Trump....
19:00, 2019-09-30

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote helping maintain the military’s dominance of politics five years after he led a coup...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still exerted power. Some 500 people were detained for protesting....
22:17, 2019-06-09

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
16:34, 2019-05-25

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of associating with ascendant far-right parties....
22:34, 2019-05-25

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament. From Portugal to Finland, from Italy to Britain, students followed the call of Swedis...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Salah angered by Egyptian FA over invalid FIFA votes "Mohamed Salah appears to have again fallen out with Egypt\u0027s football federation after the country\u0027s votes for FIFA\u0027s player of the year awards were deemed invalid and therefore did not count towards the striker\u0027s overall tally."...
23:51, 2019-09-25

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during her campaigns. There were tears and rage....
21:34, 2019-05-24

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants....
02:17, 2019-06-05

Candidate Credits Facebook For Getting Over A Lakh Votes In Kashmir He ran the election campaign on his Facebook page and surprised everyone with over 1 lakh votes in his kitty. Engineer Rashid, an independent candidate from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency......
12:17, 2019-05-24

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
16:00, 2019-05-26

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Read more......
18:17, 2019-06-06

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of humanitarian aid; Kenya launches malaria vaccine; and agreement made to neutralize land degradation....
11:34, 2019-09-14

The Invasion of Poland Wasn’t Hitler’s First Aggression. Here’s Why That Move Marked the Beginning of WWII After roughly 1.5 million German soldiers, more than 2,000 airplanes and more than 2,500 tanks crossed the Polish border on Sept. 1, 1939, the British gave Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler an ultimatum: pull out of Poland, or else. Hitler ignored the demand, and two days later, on Sept. 3, 1939, Britain a...
17:17, 2019-08-31

Mixing Politics and Piety, a Conservative Priest Seeks to Shape Poland’s Future The Rev. Tadeusz Rydzyk has delivered millions of votes for Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice party, which in turn has helped him build a business empire....
08:34, 2019-09-21

Mayor Joins Poland’s Pride Parade Amid Anti-LGBT Campaign WARSAW, Poland — The largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe brought thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw on Saturday at a time when Poland’s LGBT rights movement is the target of a government campaign depicting it as a threat. Diplomats from the United States, Can...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Trump wants Poland added to State Department’s visa-free travel program President Trump on Friday announced that his administration will nominate Poland for the State Department’s Visa Waiver Program — which means Americans and Polish citizens could travel to one another’s countries with only their passports and not a visa as well. “Poland is a country, great peop...
20:34, 2019-10-04

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Alternative city breaks: Łodź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take long to see why. It is a place where the next sur...
08:34, 2019-07-17

As Pence heads to Poland for World War II anniversary, an 80-year-old issue remains unresolved  Poland is the only country in the European Union that does not have comprehensive legislation to deal with the restitution of private property confiscated by the Nazis — and, in Poland’s case, later nationalized under communist rule....
04:34, 2019-08-31

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
16:17, 2019-07-05

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
18:17, 2019-09-12

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-06-16

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t deal with the main sticking point for some lawmak...
02:34, 2019-06-07

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
06:51, 2019-07-18

Bevin aide: Governor’s pension plan has enough votes to pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a key Bevin aide said Wednesday. “I believe the ...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Bevin: ‘Onus’ On Lawmakers To Muster Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks trying to line up support, didn’t offer hints a...
13:17, 2019-05-31

"Blood Will Flow": Upendra Kushwaha Warns Against Trying To "Loot Votes" Rashtriya Lok Samta Party leader Upendra Kushwaha today warned of violent reprisals from the public if the ruling BJP and its allies try to manipulate voting machines in their favour in the run-up to......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour votes to stay neutral on Brexit The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour has narrowly won support for his Brexit strategy from party members. The focus is now on winning an election on social justice issues....
10:51, 2019-09-24

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
16:34, 2019-06-17

Sean Spicer launches new campaign — to win ‘Dancing with the Stars’ votes Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has launched a new campaign — to propel him to “Dancing with the Stars” victory. The “Spicer Arnold 2019” website, dedicated to the much-lampooned ex-Trump administration mouthpiece and his professional dance partner Lindsa...
00:00, 2019-09-22

The Latest: Green party gains strength in Irish votes BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European ...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:34, 2019-07-22

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of President Donald Trump....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special meeting Tuesday night to terminate Carter-Riverside...
06:34, 2019-06-05

At least 30% of Sunrise votes oppose rights issue for UPC deal -investors Sunrise Communications' planned 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.30 billion) takeover of cable operator UPC from Liberty Global is going down to the wire, with several investors set to oppose the deal despite a revamped rights issue, they told Reuters....
16:34, 2019-10-03

Election Results Today, Counting Of Votes Begins At 8 am: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the general elections, held after the most polarized......
00:34, 2019-05-23

Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats in the state today....
00:34, 2019-05-23

Kosovo votes for parliament amid calls for talks with Serbia People in Kosovo are casting their ballots in a general election that's being held amid calls for leaders to resume dialogue with Serbia on normalizing relations....
00:00, 2019-10-07

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Roy Moore says Trump 'doesn't control who votes': Alabamians are 'smarter than that' Controversial Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their votes because of Trump's refusal to support him in 2020....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Italy's 5-Star votes in favor of PD coalition, opening way for government Members of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement overwhelmingly backed a proposed coalition with the center-left Democratic Party (PD) on Tuesday, opening the way for a new government to take office in the coming days....
23:17, 2019-09-03

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country far-right administration seeks to roll back LGBT social gains...
03:51, 2019-06-14