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Top Polish judge vows to defy 'purge'

The head of Poland's Supreme Court has said she'll turn up for work on Wednesday, defying a controversial new law forcing her and dozens of senior judges to retire early.

Confusion reigns in the highest levels of Poland's judiciary, as the head of the Supreme Court says she'll turn up for work on Wednesday, defying a controversial new law forcing her and dozens of senior judges to retire early. Also: alarming figures from the UN on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the Tunisian capital gets its first female mayor and should French bistros be included on the UNESCO list of humanity's heritage?

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