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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. European Union leaders are gathering Friday to discuss Britain's departure from the bloc amid some relief that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured an election majority that should allow him to push the Brexit deal through parliament. (Christian Hartmann, Pool Photo via AP)

Polish PM accuses Putin of lying about outbreak of WWII

Dec. 29, 2019 3:41 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been lying in remarks blaming Poland for the outbreak of World War II, and argued that Putin is doing it to deflect from recent Russian political failures. Putin has said on several recent occasions that...

FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, opposition leader Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska arrives at a polling station in Warsaw, Poland.  Poland's main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform, chose deputy parliament speaker Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska as its presidential candidate on Saturday Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, FILE)

Main Polish opposition party picks presidential candidate

Dec. 14, 2019 2:10 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform, chose deputy parliament speaker Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska as its presidential candidate on Saturday. Kidawa-Blonska will face the popular conservative incumbent, President Andrzej Duda, as well as candidates with smaller...

European Union leaders pose for a group photo during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. European Union leaders gathered for their year-end summit and discussed climate change funding, the departure of the UK from the bloc and their next 7-year budget. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

EU leaders show brief unity in family photo, without UK

Dec. 12, 2019 4:13 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — For the first time in years, leaders from across the European Union posed together for a “family photo” at Thursday’s EU summit. Well, everyone but the prime minister of Britain. The group photo ritual, once routine at the leaders’ quarterly summits in Brussels,...

From left, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, European Parliament President Sassoli, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and European Council President Charles Michel pose for photographers as they mark the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty at the House of European History in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

New EU leaders take office vowing to tackle climate change

Dec. 1, 2019 10:55 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — A new team of leaders took office at the helm of the European Union on Sunday, pledging to put the fight against climate change at the top of their agenda and foster European unity despite the likely departure of Britain from the 28-nation bloc. Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen...

Outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker talks to journalists during a news conference marking his farewell at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. As of Sunday, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be replaced by Germany's Ursula von der Leyen at the head of the EU executive, and Belgium's Charles Michel will succeed Donald Tusk as EU Council president and chair the summits of EU leaders. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

EU’s Tusk, Juncker bow out, new team to move in

Nov. 29, 2019 8:42 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The two men who have personified the European Union across the world in recent years are bowing out on Friday. As of Sunday, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be replaced by Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen at the head of the EU executive, and Belgium’s Charles...