Latest Donald Tusk News

Leader says Poland wants to be in EU, but remain sovereign

Sep. 15, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's most powerful politician says the country's future is in the European Union and that there will be “no Polexit,” but that Poland at the same time wishes to remain a “sovereign” country. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who is the head of the...

Poles protest bill that would silence US-owned TV network

Aug. 10, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles demonstrated nationwide Tuesday against a bill widely viewed as a effort by the country’s nationalist ruling party to silence an independent, U.S.-owned television broadcaster that is critical of the government. Technically, the bill would...

Top Poland court rejects EU court injunctions as invalid

Jul. 14, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s constitutional court ruled Wednesday that temporary injunctions issued by the European Union’s top court regarding Poland’s judiciary conflict with the nation’s constitution are not binding. Legal observers interpreted the...

Back in Poland's politics Tusk wants peace among opposition

Jul. 06, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The former top European Union leader who recently took the helm of Poland's strongest opposition party appealed Tuesday for a “non-aggression pact” among the opponents of the country's right-wing government. Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime...

Former EU head, ex-PM Tusk to lead Poland's opposition

Jul. 03, 2021 07:50 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former European Union leader and ex-Prime Minister Donald Tusk was elected head of the strongest party in Poland's fragmented opposition on Saturday. Tusk, 64, said he is returning to Polish politics and to the opposition Civic Platform party to...