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Poland expects concessions after it vetoed EU budget

Nov 17 2020

WARSAW Poland expects Brussels to offer it new proposals to find a way out of stalemate after the country joined Hungary in vetoing the European Union's 1.8 trillion euro budget, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

Vatican disciplines Polish cardinal accused of sexual abuse

Nov 06 2020

WARSAW The Vatican has disciplined an elderly Polish cardinal who was accused of sexually abusing a minor, the latest of several clerics to be caught up in a widening scandal in the homeland of the late Pope John Paul II.

Polish PM says national quarantine possible if virus keeps spreading

Nov 04 2020

WARSAW Poland announced further restrictions on Wednesday to halt the spread of the coronavirus and said it would impose a full national lockdown if COVID-19 cases continue to surge.

Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 30 2020

WARSAW Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed to abortion rights activists on Thursday to halt mass protests, saying they would fuel more coronavirus infections and threaten the elderly.

Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 30 2020

WARSAW Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed to abortion rights activists on Thursday to halt mass protests, saying they would fuel more coronavirus infections and threaten the elderly. | Video

UPDATE 1-Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 29 2020

* Opposition says government trying to deflect blame (Updates with information about protests)

Polish PM urges end to abortion protests 'to protect elderly from coronavirus'

Oct 29 2020

WARSAW, Oct 29 Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appealed to abortion rights activists on Thursday to halt mass protests, saying they would fuel more coronavirus infections and threaten the elderly.

Police warn of tougher action as thousands join abortion protests in Poland

Oct 28 2020

WARSAW Thousands took to the streets across Poland on Wednesday for the seventh day of protests against a court ruling that further limits the country's highly restrictive abortion laws.

On the EU's eastern border, seeking refuge is harder for some

Oct 26 2020

WARSAW Poland has made it easier for Belarusians fleeing political persecution to enter, but for Seda Yunusova, a Chechen who was refused the opportunity to apply for asylum 16 times in 2016 and 2017, this is little comfort.

Polish President Duda infected with coronavirus; thousands protest against curbs

Oct 24 2020

WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said on Saturday, and police used tear gas on several occasions as thousands of people protested in Warsaw against restrictions aimed at curbing the surging epidemic.

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