In an unexpected move, Polish President Duda has said he will block two bills meant to reform Poland's judiciary by increasing the government's influence over the judiciary. Thousands of people across Poland have protested against the reform.
Poland's top leaders have led a march to mark the 100th anniversary of the country's rebirth as an independent state. The march took place at the same time and along the same route as an annual far-right rally.
A feud over World War II reparations will come to the fore as Polish leaders hold talks with German Chancellor Merkel's government. Germany has said the issue is settled, but a Polish parliamentary inquiry disagreed.
Former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski told DW why he sees Russia as a threat to European stability – and why he supports a possible US military presence in Poland.
Demonstrations took place across Poland as President Andrzej Duda signed into law a measure that enables the right-wing ruling PiS Party handpick the next chief justice.
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