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Poland Steps Back from the Brink

So far, a political crisis has done little to deter foreign investors.
Photographer: Bartek Sadowski

Investors are heaving a sigh of relief after some deft footwork averted a political crisis in Poland.

President Andrzej Duda defused a highly-charged atmosphere by vetoing parts of a controversial government plan that would have threatened the judiciary's independence.