Poland is holding parliamentary elections. The biggest parties are the pro-European Civic Platform and the eurosceptic Law and Justice Party. A takeover by the conservative opposition is expected to end nearly a decade of political predictability.
Venezuela's opposition has said it won't be bullied out of participating in future elections, a day after threats by President Nicolas Maduro. The US said it stands with Venezuelans as they "seek to restore democracy."
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.
President Nicolas Maduro said three parties which boycotted mayoral elections should be ineligible for future votes. He said the ruling party won at least 90 percent of the 335 mayorships.
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.
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