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United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Bratislava, Vienna, Sofia, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Warsaw

United States – Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Bratislava, Vienna, Sofia, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Warsaw from December 12-20. On December 12 in Bratislava, Slovakia, Deputy Secretary Sullivan will underscore the importance of U.S.-Slovak bilateral relations and urge senior Slovak officials to use their upcoming chairpersonship of the OSCE to strengthen … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Bratislava, Vienna, Sofia, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s ruling populists face setback in mayoral races

WARSAW, Poland— Poland’s populist ruling party has suffered a blow in the country’s mayoral races, with early results showing it failing to win control of any of the nation’s largest cities. Final results from Sunday’s local runoff elections are expected Monday afternoon. But unofficial results reported in Polish media already show that in 107 of … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s ruling populists face setback in mayoral races

WARSAW, Poland | Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down

WARSAW, Poland — The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in local elections Sunday, according to an exit poll, but it was headed to lower support than it got in Poland’s 2015 parliamentary elections. The Ispos survey said that in lower level elections for provincial … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down

WARSAW, Poland | Exit poll: Polish populists make some gains in local votes

WARSAW, Poland — The Polish governing populist party that has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions made some gains in local elections on Sunday, according to an exit poll, which also said that a pro-EU opposition candidate won Warsaw’s mayoral race outright in the first round. The Ispos survey said that Rafal Trzaskowski, a former … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Exit poll: Polish populists make some gains in local votes

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

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