Poland turns water cannon on rock-throwing migrants at border

Poland turns water cannon on rock-throwing migrants at border

WARSAW, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Polish security forces turned water cannon on migrants who threw rocks from across the Belarusian border, where thousands have gathered in chaotic attempts to reach the European Union, video footage shared by authorities showed on Tuesday.The crisis has led the EU to prepare further sanctions against Belarus, which it accuses … Read more

Migrants camp overnight at Polish border after tense day

Migrants camp overnight at Polish border after tense day

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish riot police and coils of razor wire faced off Tuesday against migrants, including families with young children, who were camped just across the border in Belarus, amid a tense standoff on the European Union’s eastern border.Polish authorities reported that the situation on the border was calm overnight and earlier Tuesday, … Read more

Poland ordered to pay $1 million a day in E.U. dispute over judicial overhaul

Poland ordered to pay $1 million a day in E.U. dispute over judicial overhaul

Earlier this month, Poland’s top court ruled that the country’s own laws had primacy over those of the European Union, shaking the foundations of the 27-member bloc’s accepted legal order. That led to questions over whether Poland can continue to remain in the union if it does not accept its legal framework, though the Polish … Read more