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Another swimming medal for Poland in Copenhagen
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:30:49 +0100
Poland’s Alicja Tchórz has won a silver medal in the women’s 50m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Poland’s ruling conservatives keep strong poll lead
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by 45 percent of voters who say they would take part in parliamentary elections, according to a new survey by Instytut Badań Pollster.
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Ski-jumping World Cup podium for Poland’s Stoch
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:07:00 +0100
Poland’s double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch claimed third place at a ski-jumping World Cup event in Engelberg, Switzerland on Saturday.
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Contested Polish legal changes await president’s nod
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:50:00 +0100
Two contested laws to reshape the Polish judicial system are waiting for the president’s nod after being approved by the upper house of the country's parliament on Friday evening.
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Polish ports see significant rise in cargo traffic
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:01:00 +0100
Two of Poland’s largest seaports have experienced record cargo traffic this year, with total tonnage processed in the ports up by 5 percent from 2016.
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State funeral after 65 years for Polish navy officers killed by communists
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Three senior Polish navy officers will on Saturday receive a state funeral with honours 65 years after they were killed by the country’s former communist rulers.
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Poland’s interests secured as Brexit looms: PM
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Poland has effectively secured its interests in the European Union’s ongoing exit negotiations with Britain, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said.
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Merkel, Macron say they would support EU move against Poland
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:52:00 +0100
The leaders of France and Germany said on Friday they would support the European Commission if it takes the unprecedented step of triggering Article 7.1 against Poland and sends a warning to Warsaw amid concerns over the rule of law.
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Berlin was ready to sacrifice Nord Stream 2 in deal with Poland: report
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:15:00 +0100
Berlin was until recently ready to offer Warsaw a deal under which Germany would abandon plans for a contested gas pipeline in exchange for Poland giving up demands for war reparations from Germany, according to a report.
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Man charged over arson attack on Polish gov’t minister’s office
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:55:00 +0100
A man who has admitted to an arson attack on the MP’s office of a Polish government minister has been charged with a crime “of a terrorist nature”, prosecutors said on Friday.
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Germany’s Merkel blasts EU’s Tusk over migration policy: reports
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:30:00 +0100
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hit out at top European Union official Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, over his critical comments about the bloc’s migration policy, according to media reports.
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Russia responsible for crash that killed president: Polish defence minister
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:12:00 +0100
Poland's defence minister has said that Russia was responsible for a plane crash that killed the Polish president in 2010.
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Polish MPs vote through contested changes to electoral law
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Poland’s MPs have voted through contested changes to the country’s electoral law and to rules on how local government functions.
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Polish FM off to Houston to open new consulate-general
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:40:00 +0100
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski is on Friday flying stateside to open a new consulate-general in Houston, Texas.
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Record number of tourists in Kraków
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:35:00 +0100
The Polish city of Kraków has drawn a record number of tourists this year.
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President opens Poland’s first indoor speed skating track
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
President Andrzej Duda on Thursday officially opened the first indoor speed skating track in Poland.
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Russia might return plane wreckage if Poland ends probe: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30:00 +0100
A media report suggests that authorities in Moscow might be ready to return the wreckage of a Polish presidential plane that crashed in western Russia in 2010, but only if Warsaw ends an ongoing probe into the disaster.
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Migration: Visegrad Group pledges EUR 35m to help Italy
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:15:00 +0100
Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have vowed to contribute some EUR 9 million each to support Italy in projects aiming at stopping illegal migration from Libya.
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Polish prosecutors probing would-be chopper deal with France: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Polish prosecutors have launched a probe into a scrapped multi-billion deal for the purchase of military helicopters by Poland from a French firm, according to a report.
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New Polish PM at EU summit in Brussels
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:19:00 +0100
Poland’s new prime minister on Thursday arrived in Brussels where, on his first foreign visit, he was to take part in an EU summit set to debate defence policy, migration and Brexit.
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Swimming: Pole wins silver at European Championships
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:29:00 +0100
Poland’s Radosław Kawęcki has won the silver medal in the men’s 200m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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New sex assault claims against filmmaker Polanski: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Police in Los Angeles are investigating claims that Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski subjected a 10-year-old girl to sexual assault in 1975, according to a report by Los Angeles Times.
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Thai royal pianos renovated in Poland
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Three 19th-century grand pianos belonging to the Thai royal collection have undergone a thorough makeover in Poland.
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US embassy Warsaw warns of planned protest over Jerusalem
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
A demonstration is planned in front of the American embassy in Warsaw on Friday over a recent declaration that the United States recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the US embassy in Warsaw has warned.
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New sex assault claims against Polish-French filmmaker Polanski: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Police in Los Angeles are investigating claims that Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski subjected a 10-year-old girl to sexual assault in 1975, according to a report by Los Angeles Times.
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Most important news of Poland:
Another swimming medal for Poland in Copenhagen
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:30:49 +0100
Poland’s Alicja Tchórz has won a silver medal in the women’s 50m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
© The News
Poland’s ruling conservatives keep strong poll lead
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by 45 percent of voters who say they would take part in parliamentary elections, according to a new survey by Instytut Badań Pollster.
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Ski-jumping World Cup podium for Poland’s Stoch
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:07:00 +0100
Poland’s double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch claimed third place at a ski-jumping World Cup event in Engelberg, Switzerland on Saturday.
© The News
Contested Polish legal changes await president’s nod
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:50:00 +0100
Two contested laws to reshape the Polish judicial system are waiting for the president’s nod after being approved by the upper house of the country's parliament on Friday evening.
© The News
Polish ports see significant rise in cargo traffic
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:01:00 +0100
Two of Poland’s largest seaports have experienced record cargo traffic this year, with total tonnage processed in the ports up by 5 percent from 2016.
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State funeral after 65 years for Polish navy officers killed by communists
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Three senior Polish navy officers will on Saturday receive a state funeral with honours 65 years after they were killed by the country’s former communist rulers.
© The News
Poland’s interests secured as Brexit looms: PM
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Poland has effectively secured its interests in the European Union’s ongoing exit negotiations with Britain, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said.
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Merkel, Macron say they would support EU move against Poland
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:52:00 +0100
The leaders of France and Germany said on Friday they would support the European Commission if it takes the unprecedented step of triggering Article 7.1 against Poland and sends a warning to Warsaw amid concerns over the rule of law.
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Berlin was ready to sacrifice Nord Stream 2 in deal with Poland: report
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:15:00 +0100
Berlin was until recently ready to offer Warsaw a deal under which Germany would abandon plans for a contested gas pipeline in exchange for Poland giving up demands for war reparations from Germany, according to a report.
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Man charged over arson attack on Polish gov’t minister’s office
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:55:00 +0100
A man who has admitted to an arson attack on the MP’s office of a Polish government minister has been charged with a crime “of a terrorist nature”, prosecutors said on Friday.
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Germany’s Merkel blasts EU’s Tusk over migration policy: reports
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:30:00 +0100
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hit out at top European Union official Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, over his critical comments about the bloc’s migration policy, according to media reports.
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Russia responsible for crash that killed president: Polish defence minister
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:12:00 +0100
Poland's defence minister has said that Russia was responsible for a plane crash that killed the Polish president in 2010.
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Polish MPs vote through contested changes to electoral law
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Poland’s MPs have voted through contested changes to the country’s electoral law and to rules on how local government functions.
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Polish FM off to Houston to open new consulate-general
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:40:00 +0100
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski is on Friday flying stateside to open a new consulate-general in Houston, Texas.
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Record number of tourists in Kraków
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:35:00 +0100
The Polish city of Kraków has drawn a record number of tourists this year.
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President opens Poland’s first indoor speed skating track
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
President Andrzej Duda on Thursday officially opened the first indoor speed skating track in Poland.
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Russia might return plane wreckage if Poland ends probe: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30:00 +0100
A media report suggests that authorities in Moscow might be ready to return the wreckage of a Polish presidential plane that crashed in western Russia in 2010, but only if Warsaw ends an ongoing probe into the disaster.
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Migration: Visegrad Group pledges EUR 35m to help Italy
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:15:00 +0100
Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic have vowed to contribute some EUR 9 million each to support Italy in projects aiming at stopping illegal migration from Libya.
© The News
Polish prosecutors probing would-be chopper deal with France: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Polish prosecutors have launched a probe into a scrapped multi-billion deal for the purchase of military helicopters by Poland from a French firm, according to a report.
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New Polish PM at EU summit in Brussels
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:19:00 +0100
Poland’s new prime minister on Thursday arrived in Brussels where, on his first foreign visit, he was to take part in an EU summit set to debate defence policy, migration and Brexit.
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Swimming: Pole wins silver at European Championships
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:29:00 +0100
Poland’s Radosław Kawęcki has won the silver medal in the men’s 200m backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
© The News
New sex assault claims against filmmaker Polanski: report
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Police in Los Angeles are investigating claims that Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski subjected a 10-year-old girl to sexual assault in 1975, according to a report by Los Angeles Times.
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Poland’s ruling conservatives with record 50% support: poll
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by a record 50 percent of voters, according to a new survey by pollster Kantar Public.
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Thai royal pianos renovated in Poland
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
Three 19th-century grand pianos belonging to the Thai royal collection have undergone a thorough makeover in Poland.
© The News
US embassy Warsaw warns of planned protest over Jerusalem
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:30:00 +0100
A demonstration is planned in front of the American embassy in Warsaw on Friday over a recent declaration that the United States recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the US embassy in Warsaw has warned.
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