Poland

COVID-19: Poland PM urges no travel over Christmas

Morawiecki also said that theatres, bars and restaurants would remain closed until after Christmas, and schools would continue to be on distance learning.

published on : 21st November 2020

Netherlands come from behind to beat Poland 2-1 in Nations League

Memphis Depay equalized from the penalty spot in the 77th and captain Georginio Wijnaldum deflected a corner into the net in the 84th.

published on : 19th November 2020

Polish pro-choice campaigner helps women bypass abortion law

The campaigner adds she was surprised by the timing of the verdict, as well as by the government's warnings to stop people taking to the streets in protest.

published on : 31st October 2020

Poland women's rights organizers vow largest protest yet over abortion ban

The national public prosecutor has vowed to file criminal charges against organizers of the protests for “causing an epidemiological threat," a charge that could carry a prison sentence of up to eight

published on : 30th October 2020

Poland's PM defends abortion ruling, condemns protests

PM Mateusz Morawiecki was reacting to five days of protests across Poland against a ruling Thursday by the country's top court that declared abortions due to fetal congenital defects unconstitutional.

published on : 27th October 2020

Protesters target churches over Poland's near-total abortion ban

The protesters were reacting to Thursday's ruling by Poland's constitutional court that an existing law allowing the abortion of damaged foetuses was "incompatible" with the constitution.

published on : 25th October 2020

Polish police: 15 detained after abortion ban protest

Hundreds of people protested Thursday night in front of the ruling right-wing party offices and the home of its leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, in defiance of a pandemic-related ban on public gatherings.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Poland evacuates 750 people as WWII Tallboy bomb defused

It's located on the southern edge of a popular Baltic Sea resort of Swinoujscie, that, like Szczecin, was a busy Nazi Germany military port during the war.

published on : 12th October 2020

Poland PM Mateusz Morawiecki blames LGTBQ activist for 'perpetuating' negative international image

With Poland under mounting international criticism over its LGBTQ policies, PM accused Staszewski of carrying out a 'hoax' leading people to believe that the country has a human rights problem.

published on : 5th October 2020

Ambassadors appeal for acceptance of LGBT people in Poland

Some of Poland's leaders, including the president and lawmakers from the ruling party, have cast the movement for civil rights for LGBT people as a threat to traditional families.

published on : 28th September 2020

Poland football coach tests positive for COVID-19

The Polish Football Association says that the coach of the national team has tested positive for COVID-19 and that he is being isolated.

published on : 27th September 2020

Poland's president appoints daughter as unpaid advisor

The appointment nonetheless raised some allegations of nepotism by critics of Duda and the ruling right-wing party that backs him, Law and Justice.

published on : 17th September 2020

Poland approves new German ambassador after long delay

Poland has accepted the appointment of a new German ambassador after an unusual delay of about three months.

published on : 1st September 2020

Poland's leader Andrzej Duda sworn in for second term as critics stay away

Left-wing lawmakers dressed in rainbow colors for the ceremony, in apparent support for the LGBT community.

published on : 6th August 2020

Ranjan reaches out to Hyderabad resident to help repatriate his son's mortal remains from Poland

Responding to the father’s tweet, Ranjan said the Poland ambassador is his former classmate and he would make sure that all arrangements are made to bring the body back to Telangana.

published on : 24th July 2020
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