Quantcast
Home » Topics » Donald Tusk

Polish government under fire over bugging scandal

Poland’s centre-right government has found its future called into question after leaked audio recordings suggested it cut a deal with the central bank to boost the budget and garner political support. The fallout led Prime Minister Donald Tusk to raise the spectre of snap elections as polls show plummeting support…

Massive anti-government protest gears up in Poland

Tens of thousands of Polish trade unionists kicked off a march through the capital on Saturday in the finale of a four-day protest against the unpopular and increasingly fragile centre-right government. The protest reflects widespread public gloom over this year’s sharp economic slowdown in Poland, which has been dragged down…

U.S.-initiated anti-piracy treaty put on hold by European Parliament

In a major victory for Internet freedom activists, the European parliament on Wednesday placed the ratification of a controversial copyright treaty on hold and asked the European Court of Justice to rule on whether the provisions align with the European Union’s “fundamental rights and freedoms.” The announcement came following publication…

Google+