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Thousands protest in Poland demanding release of LGBT activist

Aug 08 2020

WARSAW Several thousand people waving rainbow flags protested on Saturday in the centre of Warsaw to demand the release of an LGBT activist accused of hanging rainbow banners over statues and damaging an anti-abortion campaigner's van.

Poland may reimpose some curbs as daily COVID-19 cases jump

Jul 30 2020

WARSAW Poland may have to reimpose quarantine for travellers from countries such as Spain to contain the coronavirus, its prime minister said on Thursday after the country reported its highest daily number of infections so far.

Polish opposition seeks re-run of presidential election

Jul 23 2020

WARSAW Poland's biggest opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform(PO), said on Thursday it had petitioned the Supreme Court to declare the recent presidential election unfair to trigger an annulment and re-run.

Poland will not let EU 'force' it into allowing gay marriages, says justice minister

Jul 20 2020

WARSAW Poland's justice minister said on Monday the European Union may be in a position to force Warsaw to legalize gay marriage if EU leaders make financial aid conditional on upholding democratic norms, and warned that this was unacceptable.

Polish conservative Duda re-elected president, deeper EU rifts likely

Jul 14 2020

WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a socially conservative, religious platform in a closely fought election that makes renewed confrontation with the European Union's executive likely. | Video

Polens Präsident Duda nach Auszählung fast aller Stimmen wiedergewählt

Jul 13 2020

Warschau Polens Präsident Andrzej Duda ist nach Auszählung fast aller Stimmen für fünf Jahre knapp wiedergewählt worden.

Knapper Ausgang der Präsidentenwahl in Polen

Jul 13 2020

Warschau Bei der Stichwahl um das Präsidentenamt in Polen zeichnet sich laut einer Nachwahlbefragung ein hauchdünner Vorsprung für den konservativen Amtsinhaber Andrzej Duda ab.

UPDATE 2-Polish c.bank signals concern at currency strength during pandemic

Jun 16 2020

* Says zloty currency immunity to pandemic a problem for economy

Signatures pour in for Polish presidential challenger

Jun 09 2020

WARSAW Polish presidential hopeful Rafal Trzaskowski said he collected more than 1.6 million signatures within the week he was given to register for this month's election, a sign the Warsaw mayor poses a serious challenge to nationalist incumbent Andrzej Duda.

Polish government wins confidence vote before presidential election

Jun 04 2020

WARSAW Poland's nationalist government on Thursday won a vote of confidence in parliament which it called to shore up its authority before a presidential election.

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