Showing posts with label Poland. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Poland. Show all posts

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Polish senate passes Holocaust bill slammed by Israel

Polish senate passes Holocaust bill slammed by Israel
Poland's senate has passed a controversial Holocaust bill, which was designed to defend the country's image abroad but has instead sparked a diplomatic row with Israel.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Germany rejects Polish threat to demand WWII reparations

Polish threat to demand WWII reparations
Berlin has dismissed Warsaw’s demands for paying massive World War II reparations, saying the bitter historical issue was fully resolved sixty years ago and that there are no grounds to revive it.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Poland passes law on demolishing Red Army monuments

The lower house of Poland’s parliament, the Sejm, voted on Thursday to introduce amendments to the country’s de-communization law, envisaging the demolition of Soviet-era monuments, including memorials in honor of the Red Army.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

EU launches infringement procedures against Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic over migration

The European Union (EU) on Tuesday decided to launch infringement procedures against Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic over refugee sharing, after the bloc's repeated warning fell on deaf ears.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Polish president voices support for referendum on refugees

Poland’s president says he supports holding a referendum asking Poles if they want to accept refugees, but he says the vote should be held only in 2019 if the matter is still a “problem” then.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Merkel: EU cannot close doors to Muslim refugees

Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Tuesday that EU member states should provide shelter for refugees fleeing terror and civil war, irrespective of their religion or faith.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Poland sees large-scale pro and against EU marches

Three large-scale marches went through the streets of Warsaw in Poland on Saturday, representing the country's divided attitudes towards the European Union and the government's policy.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Poland currently unable to accept refugees

Polish government spokesman Rafal Bochenek announced on Wednesday that the country is currently not able to accept any refugees, following the recent deadly terror attacks in Brussels.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.