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Rainfall warnings for eastern, southern Poland
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:15:00 +0200
Heavy rains are expected to soak much of eastern and southern Poland in the next several days, the Government Security Centre warned on Sunday.
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‘Europe must wake up from lethargy’: Polish PM
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:34:00 +0200
Europe must "wake up from its lethargy and finally start thinking about the safety of its citizens," Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said when asked to comment on the latest spate of terror attacks in Western Europe.
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Polish ruling party maintains massive lead: poll
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by 36 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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Polish pro-life activists in push to ban ‘eugenic’ abortion
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Polish pro-life activists are pushing for a ban on what is known as eugenic abortion, or a woman having her pregnancy terminated when the baby has been prenatally diagnosed with a genetic condition such as Down syndrome.
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Tennis: Poland’s Kubot into Cincinnati doubles semifinals
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:57:00 +0200
Poland’s Łukasz Kubot and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo have made it through to the doubles semifinals of the ATP tennis tournament in the US city of Cincinnati.
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Polish writer Janusz Głowacki dies
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:20:00 +0200
Prominent Polish playwright and screenwriter Janusz Głowacki died in Warsaw on Saturday less than a month before his 79th birthday.
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More gov’t aid as Poland cleans up after storms
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:20:56 +0200
Households and institutions affected by last weekend’s series of severe storms in northern and western Poland will receive more aid from the government, Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Saturday.
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Football: Poland’s Lewandowski scores in Bundesliga opener
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:11:41 +0200
Poland international Robert Lewandowski scored from the penalty spot as his Bayern Munich side kicked off the Bundesliga season with a 3-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen.
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Orchestra goes on European tour to plug Polish culture
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The I, Culture Orchestra, a classical music ensemble that champions Polish culture abroad and seeks to build bridges between nations, begins its sixth European tour on Saturday with a concert in Minsk, Belarus.
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Aid for Polish farmers hit by frosts and storms
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:31:00 +0200
The government has earmarked PLN 100 million (EUR 23.3m, USD 27.4m) in aid to Polish farmers whose crops were hit by spring frosts and by storms this month.
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Polish PM condemns terror attacks in Spain
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has said that Europe “must say no to terrorists who violently and cruelly try to impose an ideology of evil,” condemning Thursday's attacks in Spain and sending condolences to her counterpart in Madrid.
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Major music festival honours Polish composer
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:05:11 +0200
The Sacrum Non Profanum International Music Festival opened in Szczecin, northwestern Poland, on Thursday, paying tribute to Polish composer Andrzej Panufnik.
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Poland battles to repair storm damage
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:21:00 +0200
Almost 11,000 customers were still without electricity on Friday morning, firefighters said after violent storms battered Poland last weekend.
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Warsaw 65th in most livable cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's most livable cities for the second time in a row.
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Warsaw 65th in 'most livable' cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's "most livable" cities for the second time in a row.
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Legia fans respond to fine with another provocative banner
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:34:53 +0200
Legia Warsaw fans have responded to a EUR 35,000 (PLN 150,000) fine, issued after a recent match in which an anti-Nazi banner was displayed, with another provocative banner.
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Europe faces ‘clash of civilizations, says Polish minister after Barcelona attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:00:00 +0200
Poland’s interior minister has said Europe faces a “clash of civilizations” after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.
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Europe faces 'clash of civilizations', says Polish minister after Barcelona attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:00:00 +0200
Poland’s interior minister has said Europe faces a “clash of civilizations” after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.
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BREAKING: Polish officials voice condolences after suspected Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 +0200
Poland’s president and interior minister have voiced condolences to families of victims killed after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday in a suspected terrorist attack.
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Polish officials voice condolences after suspected Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 +0200
Poland’s president and interior minister have voiced condolences to families of victims killed after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday in a suspected terrorist attack.
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Polish officials voice condolences after Barcelona terror attack
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 +0200
Poland’s president and interior minister have voiced condolences to families of victims killed after a van ploughed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday in a suspected terrorist attack.
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Russian pilot faces five years prison for entering no-fly zone
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:34:35 +0200
A Russian aerobatic pilot faces up to five years in jail after entering a no-fly zone set up while Poland hosted World Youth Day last year, according to Polish prosecutors.
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Most Poles want compensation from Germany for WWII: foreign minister
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:33:00 +0200
Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has said most Poles want compensation from Germany for the losses it inflicted on their country in World War II.
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Polish squad gears up for Taipei summer university games
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
A total of 181 Polish athletes are gearing up to compete in the 29th Summer Universiade games for university athletes in Taipei.
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EU aid available, if Poland wants it: official
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:53:00 +0200
The European Commission has said it is willing to help Poland deal with the aftermath of storms which wreaked havoc in the country’s north last weekend – if the country wants it.
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Planes, weaponry out in force in Warsaw military parade
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:50:00 +0200
War planes streaked through the sky, more than 1,500 troops marched, and long lines of military vehicles thundered through the centre of the Polish capital as the country marked Armed Forces Day with a bang on Tuesday.
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Warsaw 65th in most livable cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's most livable cities for the second time in a row.
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Polish state decoration for US Army general
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:30:00 +0200
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday presented a high Polish state decoration to Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the U.S. Army commander in Europe, thanking him for his contribution to Polish-US relations.
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Warsaw 65th in 'most livable' cities ranking
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The Polish capital has been ranked 65th in the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual ranking of the world's "most livable" cities for the second time in a row.
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Poland third in 4x400m relay at world championships
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:33:31 +0200
Poland's won bronze in the women's 4 x 400-metre relay as the athletics world championships came to a close in London on Sunday, taking the Poland's medal tally to eight.
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Polish PM condemns terror attacks in Spain
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has said that Europe “must say no to terrorists who violently and cruelly try to impose an ideology of evil,” condemning Thursday's attacks in Spain and sending condolences to her counterpart in Madrid.
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Poland battles to repair storm damage
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:21:00 +0200
Almost 11,000 customers were still without electricity on Friday morning, firefighters said after violent storms battered Poland last weekend.
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Polish PM, ministers discuss cleanup after storm damage
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:15:00 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło on Tuesday morning held a briefing with her Cabinet ministers to discuss the situation after a series of severe storms that hit the country over the weekend.
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Poland marks anniversary of 1920 victory over Bolsheviks
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:00:00 +0200
A series of patriotic and religious ceremonies have been planned for Tuesday in Poland to mark the 97th anniversary of the country's victory over the Russian Bolsheviks in the 1920 Battle of Warsaw.
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Polish president sends condolences to storm victims
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:30:11 +0200
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday gave his condolences to victims of storms, which on Friday night and Saturday morning swept through the country killing six people and damaging thousands of homes.
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Polish Catholics mark Feast of Assumption
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Thousands are expected to gather in churches nationwide as Poland celebrates the Catholic Feast of the Assumption on Tuesday.
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Major music festival honours Polish composer
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:05:11 +0200
The Sacrum Non Profanum International Music Festival opened in Szczecin, northwestern Poland, on Thursday, paying tribute to Polish composer Andrzej Panufnik.
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Aid for Polish farmers hit by frosts and storms
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:31:00 +0200
The government has earmarked PLN 100 million (EUR 23.3m, USD 27.4m) in aid to Polish farmers whose crops were hit by spring frosts and by storms this month.
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Orchestra goes on European tour to plug Polish culture
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
The I, Culture Orchestra, a classical music ensemble that champions Polish culture abroad and seeks to build bridges between nations, begins its sixth European tour on Saturday with a concert in Minsk, Belarus.
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Fatal toll of long weekend in Poland
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:13:00 +0200
Thirty-one people died and 620 were injured on Polish roads during the long weekend from 11 to 15 August.
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EU aid available, if Poland wants it: official
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:53:00 +0200
The European Commission has said it is willing to help Poland deal with the aftermath of storms which wreaked havoc in the country’s north last weekend – if the country wants it.
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UK borders to stay open after Brexit: report
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:39:00 +0200
European Union citizens will be allowed to continue to travel freely to Britain after Brexit, but workers will require permits under new plans being drafted in London, The Times daily has reported.
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More gov’t aid as Poland cleans up after storms
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:20:56 +0200
Households and institutions affected by last weekend’s series of severe storms in northern and western Poland will receive more aid from the government, Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Saturday.
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Polish housing market booming: expert
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:35:00 +0200
Poland’s residential property market is booming amid high demand, low interest rates and encouraging developments on the labour market, a real estate expert has said.
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Major battle scene shot for Polish independence film
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:00:24 +0200
The Charge of Rokitna, a Polish Legions cavalry charge against Russia in World War I, was re-enacted on Tuesday during shooting for a new movie to mark Poland’s independence.
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New warning system announced in wake of devastating storms
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:22:27 +0200
Poland’s interior minister has announced a new regional warning system using television, the internet, and mobile phones, after violent storms killed six people in Poland’s north last weekend.
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Polish ruling party head meets with Jewish community leaders
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:10:00 +0200
The head of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has met with leading members of the country’s Jewish community to discuss issues including Polish-Jewish relations, Poland’s PAP news agency has reported, quoting party sources.
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Pride of Poland Arabian horse auction brings EUR 410,000 total
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:19:42 +0200
Six of 25 horses were sold in Sunday's prestigious Pride of Poland Arabian horse auction for a total of EUR 410,000 (PLN 1.7 million), a fraction of last year's result.
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Polish pro-life activists in push to ban ‘eugenic’ abortion
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Polish pro-life activists are pushing for a ban on what is known as eugenic abortion, or a woman having her pregnancy terminated when the baby has been prenatally diagnosed with a genetic condition such as Down syndrome.
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Stone Age tomb dug up in Poland
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:53:00 +0200
Archeologists are excavating a 5,000-year-old megalithic tomb in Szczecin, in Poland’s northwest.
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