Polish President Andrzej Duda's surprising counterproposal on judicial reform has provoked criticism from many sides. That's because it's clear Duda wants to build up his own power. Paul Flückiger reports from Warsaw.
Poland is refusing to comply with a European Union order to stop logging in the Bialowieza forest. It's unprecedented - the EU may now impose hefty fines. It could even withdraw EU funding for Poland. But will it?
Several thousand demonstrators have taken to the streets of Polish cities to protest at what they see as the government's latest bid to politicize the judiciary. The EU has also slammed newly passed legislation.
Education reform under Poland’s national-conservative government is set to cause the closure of 7,000 schools and the dismissal of 9,000 teachers. The new curricula will mainly focus on domestic issues.
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