Deputy PM says Poland has natgas exports ‘understanding’ with US

By Daniel Bases NEW YORK, Apr 5 : Poland’s desire to cut natural gas imports from Russia has led to an “understanding” with the United States to work toward a deal to export liquefied natural gas to its new Baltic Sea terminal, the country’s deputy prime minister said today. Mateusz Morawiecki, who is also the […]

Polish court approves bill that could aid crackdown on unwanted protests

By Marcin Goettig WARSAW, Mar 16 : Poland’s constitutional court gave its final approval today to a bill that could be used to ban certain demonstrations and is part of a wider crackdown on opponents by the right-wing government. The government-sponsored freedom of assembly bill gives officials the power to ban counter-demonstrations that take place […]

Poland aims to be winner in Brexit battle for banking jobs

By Marcin Goclowski WARSAW, Mar 16 : As Britain prepares to leave the European Union, the country hoping to win the most jobs from London’s financial centre is not Germany or France, but Poland. While the likes of Frankfurt and Paris are competing for top investment bankers after Brexit, Poland has set its sights on […]

Attacks on US-linked Polish sites back higher cyber spending – minister

By Pawel Sobczak and Lidia Kelly WARSAW, Mar 15 : Several Polish municipalities that have hosted US troops under a planned NATO operation suffered cyber attacks in January, a senior government official told Reuters, saying it highlighted the need for Poland’s sharp increase in cyber-defence spending. Poland will spend about 1 billion zlotys (250 million […]

Poland determined to delay decision on EU’s Tusk

By Lidia Kelly WARSAW, Mar 9 : Poland’s government said it will do everything possible to postpone an expected decision by European Union leaders to reappoint Polish former prime minister Donald Tusk today as chairman of their summits. Diplomats have said European Union leaders, who will meet in Brussels, are virtually certain to extend Tusk’s […]

EU Commission to seek member states’ views on Polish rule of law – sources

By Jan Strupczewski and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS, Feb 22 : The European Commission will seek the views of EU member states on whether to take further action against Poland in a dispute over the rule of law that has lasted more than a year, officials told Reuters today. The EU’s executive arm accuses the nationalist-minded […]