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  • Polish power plant leaks fuel, threatens river

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A malfunction at a Polish power plant on Wednesday caused a leakage of fuel, prompting emergency officials to work to make sure it doesn't contaminate the nearby Vistula River. A spokesman for the plant, Piotr Ludwiczak, said about nine tons of the fuel, an oily...

  • Polish opposition calls for no-confidence vote

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's main opposition leader called on Wednesday for a no-confidence vote in the liberal government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk following leaks of secretly taped conversations of some ministers and officials. Jaroslaw Kaczynski asked the Parliament to oust Tusk's...

  • Russia denies involvement in Polish tape scandal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says disparaging comments about the U.S.-Polish ties allegedly made by Poland's foreign minister showed "political realism." In one of the leaked conversations released by a Polish magazine, Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski was heard...

  • Lawmakers support Polish PM in confidence vote

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish government scandal sparked by leaked recordings of officials' private conversations lost some steam on Wednesday when parliament voted its support for Prime Minister Donald Tusk's team. The 237-203 vote came hours after Tusk requested the vote of confidence to...

  • Polish prosecutors detain 2 in tapes leak probe

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors on Tuesday detained two people and questioned two others over the release of secret recordings of conversations between top officials in a case that has severely shaken and embarrassed the government. Among those questioned was Sylwester Latkowski,...

  • Polish foreign minister denies he said Poland's alliance with US 'isn't worth anything'

    Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw "Radek" Sikorski is in hot water over remarks attributed to him that indicate the U.S. doesn't really care about his country. A Polish magazine, Wprost, announced on Sunday that it obtained a recording of a conversation it says took place between Sikorski and a...

  • Poland's president says US still an important ally

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United States remains "a very important ally" to Poland and that will not change despite the leak of disparaging remarks by the country's top diplomat, the president said Monday. President Bronislaw Komorowski spoke a day after the magazine Wprost released a...

  • Report: Polish minister calls US ties worthless

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish magazine said Sunday it has obtained recordings of a private conversation in which the foreign minister says Poland's strong alliance with the U.S. was worthless and "even harmful because it creates a false sense of security." In a short transcript of the...



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