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National Museum in Kraków marks 130 years
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:36:04 +0200
The National Museum in Kraków, Poland's oldest national museum and home to the famous Lady with an Ermine painting, was opened to the public for free on Saturday to mark its 130th birthday.
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One dead, others injured in stabbing spree
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:04:00 +0200
One person has died and nine others were injured, two critically, after they were stabbed in an apparently random killing spree at a shopping centre in Stalowa Wola, southeastern Poland.
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Polish couple named Righteous Among Nations for saving Jews in WWII
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:11:50 +0200
A Polish couple has been honoured with a Righteous Among the Nations award for risking their lives to save Jews during World War II.
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More debate needed on migration, posted workers: Polish PM after EU summit
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:40:00 +0200
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed on solutions to some of the bloc’s pressing problems, but some issues such as the migration crisis and rules for “posted workers” require further discussion, Poland’s prime minister said on...
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New boss for Poland’s state money-printing firm
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:01:22 +0200
Deputy Interior Minister Jakub Skiba has been appointed acting CEO of Poland’s state-owned money printing company.
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Poland supports Georgia’s EU bid: FM
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:51:33 +0200
Poland supports Georgia in its bid to become a member of the European Union, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said on Friday.
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Polish police raid illegal cigarette factory
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:13:00 +0200
Polish police have shut down a large factory producing illegal cigarettes.
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US exhibition honours Polish Cold War hero
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0200
The Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., is the venue of an exhibition documenting the life of Polish army colonel Ryszard Kukliński who worked for the CIA during the communist period.
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PKN Orlen expands beyond fuel sales
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:14:00 +0200
Poland's largest oil refiner PKN Orlen is looking to expand non-fuel services, with some 50 new retail outlets to open at service stations by the end of the year and a bicycle rental service in the pipeline, according to the Business Insider website.
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19th-century Polish comedy staged in US
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:03:28 +0200
The Upstream Theater in St. Louis, Missouri, has produced Sweet Revenge, a play by 19th-century Polish comedy writer Aleksander Fredro.
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Poland wins bronze, breaks records in European cycling championships
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:34:20 +0200
Poland's cyclists have won a bronze medal and set three national records at the Track Elite European Championships in Berlin.
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Polish prosecutors probe suspected racist attack in tram
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:25:03 +0200
Prosecutors in the western Polish city of Poznań are probing a suspected racist attack on a man and woman in a tram.
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Polish president, conservative leader to confer over judicial reform
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:15:00 +0200
Poland’s president and ruling party leader were on Friday scheduled to meet again to discuss planned changes to the country’s justice system.
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Polish gov't names site amid plans for strategic canal to Baltic Sea
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:30:00 +0200
Poland’s maritime ministry has selected a site where officials say a strategic canal will be built between the Vistula Lagoon and Gdańsk Bay in the Baltic Sea.
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Smolensk commission confirms recording of 'explosion'
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
A commission investigating the 2010 Smolensk disaster has confirmed the defence minister's claims that an “explosion” was probably registered on the presidential plane's flight recorder.
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Poland wants Brussels to talk Nord Stream 2 with Moscow
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has appealed to Brussels to talk with Moscow about the Nord Stream 2 pipeline which is to supply Germany with gas from Russia via the Baltic Sea.
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Smolensk commission says it confirms recording of apparent explosion
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
A commission investigating the 2010 Smolensk disaster has said it confirms the defence minister's claims that an explosion appears to have been registered on the Polish presidential plane's flight recorder.
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Man sets himself on fire in Warsaw in political protest: report
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:00:00 +0200
A man set himself on fire outside Warsaw’s landmark Palace of Culture on Thursday in what some media reports said was a protest against Poland’s ruling conservatives.
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Poland to increase health spending to 6 percent of GDP by 2025: official
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:40:25 +0200
Healthcare expenditure in Poland will increase to 6 percent of GDP by 2025 under legislation approved by a key government committee, a Cabinet minister said on Thursday.
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Poland’s Gortat off to good start in NBA season
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:17:00 +0200
Poland’s Marcin Gortat scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as his Washington Wizards beat the Philadelphia 76ers 120:115 in his first NBA basketball league game of the season.
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NATO Centre for Excellence opened in Kraków
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:05:57 +0200
NATO’s 24th Centre for Excellence, dedicated to counterintelligence, has been opened in Kraków.
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NATO Counterintelligence Centre of Excellence opens in Kraków
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:05:00 +0200
A NATO Counterintelligence Centre of Excellence has been opened in Kraków, southern Poland.
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Over half of Poles want Sunday shopping restrictions: poll
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:30:00 +0200
Fifty-one percent of Poles are in favour of restricting shopping in Poland on all Sundays, a survey has found.
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Ex-minister’s daughter took over Warsaw property in dubious restitution deal: report
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:01:04 +0200
The daughter of a former government minister in 2008 took possession of a valuable Warsaw property through a dubious restitution deal in which she represented a long deceased former owner, according to a report.
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Rubinstein Festival opens in Łódź
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Monday is the first day of the fifth International Music Festival dedicated to legendary Polish-born pianist Artur Rubinstein which is held in the city of Łódź.
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PKN Orlen expands beyond fuel sales
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:14:00 +0200
Poland's largest oil refiner PKN Orlen is looking to expand non-fuel services, with some 50 new retail outlets to open at service stations by the end of the year and a bicycle rental service in the pipeline, according to the Business Insider website.
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Football: Pole to referee Champions League match
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:20:00 +0200
Poland’s Szymon Marciniak will referee Tuesday’s match between Real Madrid and Tottenham in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League in Madrid.
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Polish FM to meet EU counterparts in Luxembourg
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:30:00 +0200
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski is on Monday set to meet with his counterparts from other European Union countries in Luxembourg.
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Poland's Kubica tests for Williams in Budapest
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:10:00 +0200
Polish driver Robert Kubica has completed a second test race for the Williams team as he hopes for a Formula One comeback, according to state broadcaster Polish Radio.
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Wages, employment up y/y in Poland
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:21:00 +0200
The average gross monthly wage in Poland rose 6% year on year in September to PLN 4,473 (EUR 1,058, USD 1,245), the Central Statistical Office has said.
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Polish PM hands out state awards to teachers, students
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:18:00 +0200
A group of outstanding teachers received state decorations while talented school students were provided with scholarships as Poland marked National Education Day on Monday.
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Food-sharing facility opened on World Food Day
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:11:29 +0200
A food sharing facility has been opened in Warsaw’s eastern Grochów district in an effort to combat the amount of food that is wasted, and Poland marks World Food Day.
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19th-century Polish comedy staged in US
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:03:28 +0200
The Upstream Theater in St. Louis, Missouri, has produced Sweet Revenge, a play by 19th-century Polish comedy writer Aleksander Fredro.
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Polish minister faces EU court over 'illegal' logging
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:13:00 +0200
Poland's environment minister has faced a top European court to argue against the European Commission's claims that Poland breached a ban on logging in the primaeval Białowieża forest.
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‘Imbalances of interests’ in EU: Polish deputy FM
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The government in Warsaw believes that there are “imbalances of interests” between different parts of the European Union, Poland’s deputy foreign minister has said.
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Polish doctors' protest grows
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:30:00 +0200
Polish medical and allied health professionals have joined resident doctors in an ongoing protest over healthcare.
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Poland’s Gortat off to good start in NBA season
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:17:00 +0200
Poland’s Marcin Gortat scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as his Washington Wizards beat the Philadelphia 76ers 120:115 in his first NBA basketball league game of the season.
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Poland supports Georgia’s EU bid: FM
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:51:33 +0200
Poland supports Georgia in its bid to become a member of the European Union, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said on Friday.
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US exhibition honours Polish Cold War hero
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0200
The Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., is the venue of an exhibition documenting the life of Polish army colonel Ryszard Kukliński who worked for the CIA during the communist period.
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Poland to increase health spending to 6 percent of GDP by 2025: official
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:40:25 +0200
Healthcare expenditure in Poland will increase to 6 percent of GDP by 2025 under legislation approved by a key government committee, a Cabinet minister said on Thursday.
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Poland targeted by spate of cyber attacks: defence minister
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:12:00 +0200
Poland’s defence ministry and other institutions have been targeted by one potentially dangerous cyber attack a week on average over the last six months, the country’s defence minister has said.
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Revamped Rubinstein exhibition opened in Łódź
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
A revamped exhibition featuring new mementos associated with Artur Rubinstein has been opened at a museum in his birth city of Łódź, central Poland.
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Expelled Russian contributed to information warfare against Poland: expert
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:15:00 +0200
A Russian who was recently expelled from Poland was not a spy but a foreign “agent of influence” who helped Moscow in an information war against Warsaw, a political commentator has told Polish Radio.
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Polish PM, V4 counterparts to hold talks with EU’s Juncker
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:27:57 +0200
Poland’s prime minister, whose country is locked in a slew of disputes with Brussels, and three of her regional counterparts are to hold talks over dinner with the chief of the European Commission.
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S&P boosts Poland's GDP growth forecast
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:29:24 +0200
Rating agency Standard and Poor’s has boosted Poland’s GDP growth outlook for the period 2019- 2020 to 3.5 percent, up from three percent forecast in July.
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More debate needed on migration, posted workers: Polish PM after EU summit
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:40:00 +0200
European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed on solutions to some of the bloc’s pressing problems, but some issues such as the migration crisis and rules for “posted workers” require further discussion, Poland’s prime minister said on...
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Logging dispute: Minister argues Polish case in EU court
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:13:00 +0200
Poland's environment minister has faced a top European court to argue against the European Commission's claims that Poland breached a ban on logging in the primaeval Białowieża forest.
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Warsaw zoo seeks toys for animals
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:11:28 +0200
Warsaw zoo is appealing for toys to keep its animals amused.
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Smolensk commission confirms recording of 'explosion'
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200
A commission investigating the 2010 Smolensk disaster has confirmed the defence minister's claims that an “explosion” was probably registered on the presidential plane's flight recorder.
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