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 Angela Merkel refuses to comment into Poland's internal affairs

Angela Merkel refuses to comment into Poland's internal affairs

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust, saying she did not want to wade into Poland`s internal affairs.

Feb 11, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
EU tells Poland to reverse judicial reforms or face sanctions

EU tells Poland to reverse judicial reforms or face sanctions

The EU executive launched an unprecedented action against Poland on Wednesday, calling on other member states to prepare to sanction Warsaw if it fails to reverse judicial reforms that Brussels says pose a threat to democracy.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Bajrang, Vinod settle for silver medals at U-23 World Wrestling Championship

Bajrang, Vinod settle for silver medals at U-23 World Wrestling Championship

Bajrang lost the 65kg lop-sided final 6-17 to Russian grappler Kuular while Vinod lost 1-3 to American Richard Lewis.

Nov 27, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Badminton: New look BWF World Senior Championships to be held in Poland

Badminton: New look BWF World Senior Championships to be held in Poland

Katowice in Poland will host the first new-look BWF World Senior Championships – featuring a badminton festival – in 2019.

Nov 17, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Ajay Bisaria named new Indian envoy to Pakistan

Ajay Bisaria named new Indian envoy to Pakistan

Bisaria, who is presently Ambassador of India to Poland, will replace Gautam Bambawale, who has been serving as India`s envoy to Pakistan since January 2016.

Nov 01, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Poland reach 2018 FIFA World Cup; Scots' dreams ended in dramatic draw

Poland reach 2018 FIFA World Cup; Scots' dreams ended in dramatic draw

The draw meant Scotland could only finish third in the group on 18 points, behind Slovakia only on goal difference, eight points adrift of group winners England and three points ahead of Slovenia.

Oct 09, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

EU court rejects challenge against refugee quotas

EU figures show that just under 28,000 people have been relocated since the two-year scheme was launched in September 2015. 

Sep 06, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

NATO chief demands Russian 'transparency' on war games

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the Kremlin to comply with rules on transparency as Russia geared up for huge military exercises along the alliance's eastern flank next month.

Aug 25, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

World's oldest man dead in Israel at 113: Media

Around 1.1 million people, most of them European Jews, perished in the camp between 1940 and 1945 before it was liberated by Soviet forces.

Aug 11, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

EU member Poland 'still' a democracy, says foreign minister

The EU warned Poland Wednesday to obey the logging ban, saying it would add any breach to a broader Brussels case against Warsaw over democratic standards.

Aug 09, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

EU takes legal action against Poland over court reform

The European Union said Saturday it has launched legal action against Poland`s right-wing government over a new law it fears will undermine the independence of the country`s common courts.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

EU threatens Poland's voting rights over court reforms

The EU warned Poland on Wednesday it would suspend its voting rights in the bloc if it pushes ahead with controversial judicial reforms, sparking accusations of "blackmail" from a furious Warsaw.

Jul 26, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Polish President blocks judiciary reforms after days of protests

Polish President said on Monday that he would veto two of three bills passed by parliament in a judicial reform.

Jul 24, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Poland's senate approves controversial court reform

Poland's senate approved a controversial reform of the Supreme Court early on Saturday, despite warnings from the European Union, appeals from Washington and massive street protests against the measure.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Royal couple meets Holocaust survivors on second day of Poland tour

Prince William praised strong ties between Poland and Britain at a party Monday night.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
Thousands protest in Poland against judicial reforms

Thousands protest in Poland against judicial reforms

Late on Friday the country's parliament, where the Law and Justice (PiS) party has a majority, passed a bill giving parliament a greater say in appointing judges, which critics say violates the constitutional separation of powers.

Jul 17, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi pitches for heritage tag for Hyderabad city; BJP, TRS support

Asaduddin Owaisi pitches for heritage tag for Hyderabad city; BJP, TRS support

The UNESCO on Saturday declared Ahmedabad as the world heritage city. It is the first city in India to get the tag.

Jul 10, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Relations with US will improve, says Vladimir Putin after meeting Trump

Relations with US will improve, says Vladimir Putin after meeting Trump

Putin also said again that Moscow never interfered in US presidential election in November 2016.

 

Jul 09, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

Popular Polish TV satire targets powerful conservative leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski

For many Poles, "The Chairman's Ear" accurately represents how their country is governed, with all real power in the hands of Jaroslaw Kaczynski, chairman of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, even though he holds no government post.

Jun 28, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Poland refuses `poor quality` Russian gas

Poland currently relies on Russia for about 40 percent of its gas, with a third coming from domestic sources and 20 percent from central Asia.
 

Jun 21, 2017, 22:30 PM IST