‘House with a Garden’: How PiS Paints the ‘Polish Dream’

The populist PiS has an edge in these elections as the party in power during a period of prosperity. In recent years, Poland's growth rates have put other EU economies to shame. Incomes have increased and unemployment has remained low.

Clouds on the horizon, such as food price inflation, are few and far away. 

New Polish Migration Policy Seen Enshrining Xenophobia

A leaked copy of the draft policy was published in full (in Polish) in June by the Association for Legal Intervention rights group.

The Polish Helsinki Foundation, a human rights non-governmental organisation, said in a statement that the "conditions related to worldview and religion are a gross violation of fundamental freedoms and human rights".

PSD: Rule of law in a democratic country cannot be built with former agents of communist regime

The rule of law cannot be built in a democratic country with former agents of the repressive communist system, said the Social Democrats in reacting to the announcement made by prosecutor general Augustin Lazar that he sent to court the "Revolution" file (the anti-communist revolution of 1989 - editor's note).

Bulgarian Authorities Investigating Killing Of TV Reporter

SOFIA -- A Bulgarian TV reporter has been found dead in a northern border city and authorities say they are investigating into whether it was a random crime or was connected to her reporting work, reports RFE/RL.

The body of Viktoria Marinova was found in a park in the city of Ruse, officials said on October 7.