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9 hrs ago |

Russia advances in Ukraine, EU summit readies new sanctions

Prompted by the news that Russian forces have entered Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU will discuss further sanctions against Russia at the extraordinary summit Saturday .


Related Topix: Europe, Angela Merkel, World News, Germany, Russia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ukraine,

13 hrs ago |

Diplomats: Tusk to also become Euro Summit President

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who is widely expected to be chosen by EU leaders at their summit tomorrow to succeed Herman Van Rompuy as Council President, will also become Euro Summit President, diplomats said.


17 hrs ago | Newsday

Eurozone anxiety overshadows EU summit

The meeting has long been in the diary and its agenda is to decide on two of the EU's top jobs.


Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, Germany

Yesterday | Warsaw Voice

Poland is a Normal, Secure Country

Polish government spokeswoman Ma3gorzata Kidawa-B3onska talks to Andrzej Jonas and Witold ygulski.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Czech Happenings

Czech press survey - August 29

Once again, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka and his Social Democrats might be spared the dilemma of whether to side with the European Socialists or Czech citizens, Martin Zverina says in Lidove noviny in connection with the upcoming choice of the EU chief of diplomacy.


Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin


China, Central-Eastern Europe seek more potentials on cooperation

China and the Central and Eastern Europe region are exerting more efforts to enhance cooperation between the two sides.


Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, Agriculture, Science

Transitions Online

Ukraine on the Brink Amid Growing Reports of Russian Involvement

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko canceled a trip to Turkey today, saying in a brief speech from an airport the "deteriorating situation in the southern Donetsk region" required his presence at home as the focus of the war in eastern Ukraine shifts to an area near the Sea of Azov and the city of Mariupol.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, Germany, Vladimir Putin

The Baltimore Sun

Polish PM Tusk favorite for top EU job: sources

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has emerged as clear favorite for the key post of president of the European Council when EU leaders meet for a special summit on Saturday, several sources familiar with the selection process said.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande, Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Ukraine says more tanks roll in from Russia despite talks

Rebels in east Ukraine appeared on Wednesday to have seized swathes of territory from government forces who abandoned vehicles and ammunition as they left, as Western intelligence said Russian army units were operating inside the country.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Journalism, Vladimir Putin, Russia,


Italy's Mogherini still an option for EU foreign policy job

"Mogherini is still an option," an EU source told this website, despite a failed attempt in July by EU leaders to agree on her name.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Warsaw breaks ranks with Poland on 2030 climate goals

EXCLUSIVE / The Mayor of Warsaw has complained to the Polish government that 2030 clean energy goals which Poland believed too radical were in fact unambitious, undemocratically decided, and risk spiking EU decarbonisation moves, in a letter seen by EurActiv.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Independent

President of the European Council: David Cameron backs Polish PM Donald Tusk for the post

It will be a crucial appointment as Mr Cameron tries to win concessions for Britain before the in/out referendum on EU membership he has promised in 2017 Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998.


Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Journalism, Claude Juncker

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Lithuania government kicks out party of Poles from coalition

The major parties of the Lithuanian ruling coalition agreed on Monday to eject a party of Poles from the government amid tensions over its criticism of the government's treatment of ethnic Poles and the party's siding with Russia during the Ukraine crisis.


Warsaw Business Journal

PGE may start mine construction in 2018

A normal rate while using prednisone treats you think your doctor a delayed release tablet swallow it easier for you are pregnant or have recently had.


Related Topix: Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Medicine, Colitis, World News, Poland

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Poland keeping 'foot in door' to euro zone membership - Finance Minister

Poland is keeping the door open to euro zone membership, but joining the common currency will not boost the country's status because it is already a stable and developed economy, Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek was quoted on Friday as saying.

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Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Transitions Online

Are Sanctions the Visegrad Four's Last Straw?

The Visegrad group of Central European countries Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary has never had an easy life.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Slovakia, Robert Fico

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Age

Poland plans canal to bypass Russia

Warsaw: Poland plans to build a new canal to bypass a stretch of coastline controlled by Russia, as the country tries to become less dependent on its neighbour.


Related Topix: Europe, Poland, World News,

Business Times

Stocks likely to continue last...

Stocks plunged in the middle of last week after Polish prime minister Donald Tusk said a troop buildup on the Ukraine border increased the odds of a Russian invasion LAST week, US stocks slid into negative territory for the year after Italy's surprising retreat into recession hinted that the Ukrainian conflict was taking its toll on the eurozone's ... (more)


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Weekday Magazine

NATO Chief Holds Talks In Kyiv Amid Tensions Over Russian Troops

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is holding talks with Ukrainian leaders in Kyiv, amid heightened tensions over a Russian troop buildup along the Ukrainian border.


Related Topix: Oleksandr Turchynov

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Chicago Tribune

NATO: Russia could be poised to invade Ukraine

NATO must rethink its long-term relationship with Russia and strengthen the alliance's ability to respond quickly to any threat, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Vladimir Putin