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WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Exit poll gives centrists edge in key mayoral races

WARSAW, Poland — An exit poll suggested Poland’s populist ruling party lost runoff mayoral elections Sunday in Krakow and Gdansk, though it wasn’t immediately clear how hundreds of other local races across the country were leaning. Runoff elections for the mayor’s office in 649 cities, towns and municipalities took place between the top two vote-getters … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Exit poll gives centrists edge in key mayoral races

United States | Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson Travels to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan

United States – Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson will travel to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan October 29 – November 8, 2018. In Iceland, the Under Secretary will conduct bilateral meetings in Reykjavik and will participate in the annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) … Continue reading United States | Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson Travels to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan

WARSAW, Poland  | Polish ruling populists take most seats in regional councils

WARSAW, Poland  — Poland’s electoral commission says the ruling populist party, Law and Justice, has won 254 seats in regional councils in local elections last weekend, with 194 going to the key opposition coalition. The official results announced Thursday indicate that Law and Justice, which won national elections in 2015, remains the most popular party … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland  | Polish ruling populists take most seats in regional councils

WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Exit poll: Pro-EU candidate wins Poland vote

WARSAW, Poland — The Latest on Poland’s local elections (all times local): 9 p.m. Exit polls show that pro-European Union opposition candidate has won Warsaw mayoral race in local elections, preserving the party’s control of the capital city. The Ispos survey says that Rafal Trzaskowski, a former European lawmaker, garnered 51.4 percent support and will … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Exit poll: Pro-EU candidate wins Poland vote

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | The Latest: Poland calls migration a threat to Europe

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Poland’s interior minister says other European countries are coming around to his nation’s view that Europe’s capacity to absorb new migrants is limited. Joachim Brudzinski told The Associated Press on Tuesday that “we are on the same wavelength that migration today, … Continue reading SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | The Latest: Poland calls migration a threat to Europe

WARSAW, Poland | Activists push for more clergy sex abuse charges in Poland

WARSAW, Poland — Polish activists met with opposition lawmakers Monday to demand criminal punishment for Catholic priests convicted of sexually abusing children and extending the statute of limitations for prosecutions. The meeting brought the lawmakers together with psychologists, lawyers and the president of a foundation that represents people who say they were sexually abused by … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Activists push for more clergy sex abuse charges in Poland