Poland's opposition is growing louder in its deepening conflict with the country's conservative government. The governing Law and Justice Party claims it is changing a corrupt system.
Poland and the EU are on a confrontation course. There's even talk the country could leave the Union. How realistic is that scenario? DW put that question to Milan Nic of the German Council on Foreign Relations.
Polish lawmakers have approved changes to the judiciary which would give parliament control over the selection of judges. The decision came in defiance of EU standards for member states to keep an independent judiciary.
General Piotr Pytel has been accused of illegally striking a deal with Russian security services for the passage of Polish NATO troops back home from Afghanistan. Poland's opposition has decried the move as political.
Poland's nationalist-conservative Law and Justice Party replaced Prime Minister Beata Szydlo with Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki after weeks of speculation. The move comes ahead of an important parliament vote.
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