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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

WARSAW, Poland | Victims group in Poland maps 255 sex abuse cases by priests

WARSAW, Poland— A private foundation in Poland has published a map of 255 cases of sexual abuse of minors by the country’s Catholic priests — the latest development pressuring Poland’s church to admit and take responsibility for such abuse cases. Church leaders in predominantly Catholic Poland, where the church enjoys great authority, are under growing … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Victims group in Poland maps 255 sex abuse cases by priests

WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s PM to correct his allegations against opposition

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s prime minister is working on a court-ordered correction to the criticism he made of the country’s previous ruling team, his aide said Thursday. An appeals court has ordered Premier Mateusz Morawiecki to read out and publish a correction on state television and on private TVN by Friday night. His chief of … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s PM to correct his allegations against opposition