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EU Wins Poland Logging Ban as Standoff Over Rule of Law Evolves

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The European Union won a court battle against Poland over logging in one of the continent's last primeval forests, underscoring their strained relations as they seek to resolve a wider conflict over democratic values.
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Airlines must compensate for delays during wildcat strikes: EU court

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BRUSSELS - Airlines have to pay compensation to passengers for delays caused by wildcat strikes that result from management decisions, the European Union's top court said on Tuesday.
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Poland ‘to respect' EU top court ruling on logging in ancient Bialowieza forest

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Top European Union court says Poland violated EU law with extensive logging in pristine forest

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Top EU court: Poland broke law by logging in pristine forest

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WARSAW, Poland - The European Union's top court has ruled that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests.
The ruling Tuesday by the European Court of Justice said that, in increasing logging in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland failed to fulfil its obligations to protect natural sites of special importance.
Poland had argued that felling the trees was necessary to fight the spread of bark beetle infestation.
Environmentalists say the large-scale felling of trees in Bialowieza was destroying rare animal habitats and plants, in...
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Top EU court: Poland broke law by logging in pristine forest

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The European Union's top court has ruled that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. The ruling Tuesday by the...
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