The leader of Romania’s ruling party, Liviu Dragnea, has been sentenced to three years and six months in prison for instigating abuse of office.
Politico reports that the European Commission will “trigger the rule of law framework without delay” over “major concerns” about the state of rule of law … Read more
Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, Pope Francis’ almoner – the person is in charge of the pope’s charities and helping the poor- on Sunday lowered himself … Read more
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland’s Ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse, as the release of a documentary about paedophile priests created a … Read more
On the 15th anniversary of the EU enlargement that amongst others saw Malta become a member State, the Polish National Foundation issued a cute video … Read more
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the chairman of Poland’s conservative ruling party and considered the de facto leader in Poland, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign … Read more
Police in the Czech Republic have recommended that charges be filed against Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and several others in a case involving the alleged … Read more
Poland is unlikely to exclude all Huawei equipment from its next generation mobile networks, a government minister told Reuters, in part to avoid increased … Read more
The Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has proposed two main themes for the referendum on national justice reform that the country will hold on May 26.… Read more
A priest in northern Poland who led a public burning of books that included titles from the “Harry Potter” series and other items has apologized, … Read more
Zuzana Caputova was elected as Slovakia’s first female President, after fighting a positive campaign based on progressive values and political reform, and providing a … Read more
The Polish ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said Saturday that a copyright directive adopted by EU lawmakers this week, to be implemented by the … Read more
Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz said that Australian white supremacist Brenton Tarrant, responsible for the Christchurch massacre in two mosques, had a financial link to the … Read more
Poland’s ruling The Law and Justice Party (PiS) has condemned a new school sex education programme planned in Poland’s opposition-ruled capital Warsaw, calling it an … Read more
The Polish media is reporting that early indications from Gdańsk, are showing that Aleksandra Dulkiewicz (photo above), acting mayor of Gdańsk, has gained 82-percent support … Read more
Politico reported that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán labelled those in the European People’s Party (EPP) critical of his party, “useful idiots”.
Orbán was quoted … Read more
Euronews/ AFP: In a joint press conference following the talks, divisions between the pair were clear. Orban argued that closing borders was the only way … Read more
DW: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has warned that Germany’s new migration deal could force the Alpine country to impose stronger border checks on Italy and … Read more
France 24: Since Romania joined the EU in 2007, an estimated 15% of the adult population has left the country to work in Western Europe. … Read more
European Commission / Reuters: The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure by sending a Letter of Formal Notice to Poland regarding the Polish law … Read more
Euronews: Hungary is to step up its anti-immigration measures with a new 25 percent special tax on aid groups which support migration.
Prime Minister Viktor … Read more
EU Observer – The mayor of a Belgian town with reportedly more Muslims than Slovakia and Hungary combined wants Viktor Orban, Hungary’s prime minister, to … Read more
Politico: EU ministers will hold a hearing on Poland’s alleged rule-of-law violations later this month, pushing forward with a disciplinary process that Warsaw insists is … Read more
Reuters: Germany should ally itself with Austria and Italy on migration and security policies, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday, a shift that could … Read more
La Repubblica: Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian Prime Minister, in an interview broadcast by the Hungarian public radio said “I understand that the Italians through a … Read more
Austria has said it will close down seven mosques and expel imams who it says are funded by foreign countries.
The country’s coalition government, formed … Read more
Easing of sanctions against Russia, the relations with the US and the European Union were the main topics discussed during a meeting between Russian President … Read more
POLITICO reports that in the battle over the rule of law, Poland is splitting the European Commission at its highest level.
EU officials and diplomats … Read more
TVN Warsawa reports that a 17-year-old citizen of Malta, who was driving without licence, fatally hit a cyclist in Bielawa, near Warsaw,
The accident occurred … Read more
The state election commission put Slovenia Democratic Party (SDS) ahead in the election with 26.3 percent of the votes after 25 percent of votes were … Read more
The European Court of Human Rights said on Thursday it had concluded that Lithuania and Romania hosted a CIA detention centres and allowed for Tortures.