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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

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
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
Donald Trump calls out Russia, cites efforts to subvert Western civilization

Donald Trump calls out Russia, cites efforts to subvert Western civilization

Trump meets President Vladimir Putin for the first time face-to-face on Friday in Hamburg, the site of the G20 summit.

Jul 06, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Donald Trump says Russia 'could have' interfered with US vote

Donald Trump says Russia 'could have' interfered with US vote

Trump's comments came on the eve of a G20 summit in Germany where he is due to meet Putin. 

Jul 06, 2017, 17:03 PM 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 calls EU threats over changes to top court illegal

The leader of Poland`s governing conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party on Thursday lashed out at an EU disciplinary process that is piling pressure on Warsaw, saying the European Commission is acting illegally.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:12 PM IST

Pope Francis faces tepid welcome in migrant-wary Poland

A portrait of Pope Francis hanging in Warsaw`s St. Saviour Church is flanked by another, much larger one, showing the smiling late Polish-born pontiff and saint, John Paul II.

Jul 26, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Hungary's Orban says "obvious connection" between terrorism and migration

Hungary`s Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday there was a clear link between illegal immigration to Europe and terrorist attacks on the continent.

Jul 21, 2016, 17:58 PM IST
Moscow accuses NATO of demonising Russia in order to justify alliance's defence plans

Moscow accuses NATO of demonising Russia in order to justify alliance's defence plans

The statements made by NATO leaders during the Warsaw summit were aimed at demonising Russia to justify the alliance`s defence plans, which have started to expand dramatically, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday.

Jul 10, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
Barack Obama urges Angela Merkel to ensure orderly EU exit deal for UK

Barack Obama urges Angela Merkel to ensure orderly EU exit deal for UK

United States President Barack Obama on Saturday urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to ensure an orderly transition to a close relationship between Britain and the European Union once the UK leaves the EU, a White House official said.

Jul 09, 2016, 21:16 PM IST

Kremlin says NATO talk of Russian threat absurd, short-sighted

The Kremlin said on Friday it regarded NATO`s suggestion that Russia posed a threat as absurd, saying it hoped that common sense would prevail at the military alliance`s summit in Warsaw.

Jul 08, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Obama urges NATO to stand firm vs Russia despite Brexit fallout

U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain`s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance.

Jul 08, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
Turkey's Erdogan calls on NATO to do more on fighting militant attacks

Turkey's Erdogan calls on NATO to do more on fighting militant attacks

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on NATO to do more to fight the threat of global terrorism.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

White House says Obama briefed on Dallas shooting

US President Barack Obama, who is attending a NATO summit in Warsaw, has been briefed on the killing of police officers in Dallas during a protest against police shootings of black men.

Jul 08, 2016, 12:53 PM IST