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(Warsaw) - Poland's Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, more than 200 human and women's rights groups from across the globe said in a statement issued today. The Parliament is debating a ...
Asked what steps Warsaw could take over a suspected nerve agent attack on former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, southern England, on March 4, Polish deputy foreign minister Bartosz Cichocki said: "This is a range of various actions; we will implement them first, ... spy

Brussels said there was "a clear risk of a serious breach of the rule of law" in Warsaw and gave the Polish government three months to respond to its recommendations. The deadline expired on Tuesday, with the Polish government failing to convince Brussels of its position. A 94-page "white ...
Between the sleepless nights and the sippy cup that's always the wrong color, I have barely acknowledged the fact that I'm raising two little Texans. I grew up in Warsaw, Poland, and I've struggled to know what, exactly, to do with this place. Despite being in Houston for almost a decade, now, the city - ... Warsaw
Poland has accused the European Union of "double standards" in its treatment of member states, a day after Brussels rejected Warsaw's defence of its court reforms that critics say threaten democracy. The EU has threatened to take punitive action that could include stripping Poland of its voting rights ...
BRUSSELS, March 20 (Reuters) - Germany and Denmark told Poland on Tuesday to adhere to the rule of law, as EU ministers gathered in Brussels to analyse Warsaw's defence of a court overhaul that the bloc says weakens democracy. Poland, the biggest of the former communist EU states, stands ...

While in Warsaw, Merkel met with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and President Andrzej Duda to discuss issues including the next European Union budget, migration, defence and energy. Morawiecki told journalists at a joint press conference with Merkel that Poland was interested in continuing “close ...
The Ukrainian Embassy in Warsaw condemned the manifestation of Polish nationalists at its building, which was held today. This was stated by the Ukrainian Embassy in Poland published on the embassy's website. The statement says that the nationalists led anti-Ukrainian propaganda. “Consciously or ...
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki,right, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel before talks on European Union future and security and on bilateral ties at his office in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, March 19, 2018. Merkel was sworn in for her fourth term last week. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski).
Ukraine has condemned an anti-Ukrainian rally held by a group of Polish ultranationalists outside the Ukrainian Embassy in Warsaw on Monday, ... Read alsoUkraine - Poland: Let's remember Kaczynski's wisdom RN representative says the rally is a response to a recent nationalist march held in Lviv ...
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is arriving in Warsaw and is tuning up for its second full concert in Poland, taking place March 20. The concert in Wroclaw on March 18 marked the orchestra's official debut in Poland. Wroclaw's National Forum For Music was packed to its state-of-the-art rafters.
While in Poland, Merkel will hold talks with President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, public broadcaster Polish Radio has reported. Differences causing tensions between Warsaw and Berlin in recent months include the issue of possible reparations for Poland from Germany for ...
The Polish national pavilion bears the motto “Poland: Gateway to Central and Eastern Europe” and marks the first time the country has an official presence at what is one of the world's largest digital and creative industry events. Krzysztof Olendzki, director of the Warsaw-based Adam Mickiewicz Institute, ...
Fine weather, with temperatures of up to 16 degrees Celsius in the Polish capital during the day, has helped draw thousands of visitors. Originally covering a space of 12 hectares, the Warsaw zoo now extends over an area of 40 hectares on the right bank of the Vistula River. It is home to more than 12,000 ...
A parking lot stands empty in Warsaw, Poland, as a ban on most Sunday trade goes into effect across the country on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Large supermarkets and most other retailers closed Sunday for the first time since liberal shopping laws were introduced in the 1990s after communism's collapse.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday defended to the European Union's executive court reforms made by his ... the latest high-level contact between Warsaw and Brussels in recent months aimed at resolving a dispute over EU concerns about democracy in Poland.

Other than the “stairs” up to the balcony—a rickety ladder that women in heels charge up precariously—I am in a near-perfect replica of Studio 8H, located on the outskirts of Warsaw. There is the large, Grand Central Station-esque clock the camera pans past; the Saturday Night Live branding on the walls ...
A new museum will be set up in the centre of the Polish capital by 2023 to show the World War II story of the Warsaw ghetto, top government officials announced on Wednesday. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (right) and Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Gliński (left) announce plans to ...
Once known as 'The Paris of the East' for its Baroque beauty, Warsaw saw more than 85% of its buildings destroyed amid the ravages of World War II. Despite its past hardships, Poland's capital city continues to rise from the ashes – and its once-famous elegance can still be found by those who look ...
The Coldest Game is set in 1962 at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, and follows chess genius Joshua Mansky, who is forced by the CIA to challenge the Russian master Gawryłow into a chess match during an international tournament taking place at the Warsaw Palace Of Culture and Science.
But this is not some imaginary scenario — it's all happened in Poland since 2015. ... Many fear Poland is now on the road from liberal democracy to authoritarianism. "We are in what I would call an autocratic drift," said Jacek Kucharczyk from the Institute of Public Affairs, a policy think tank in Warsaw.
The Israeli police said they had opened an investigation into the vandalism and were “searching for the suspects involved.” The graffiti appeared to refer to sharp disagreements between Polish and Israeli officials over a piece of legislation signed into law in Warsaw this month that made it illegal to suggest ...
The history of the Holocaust in Poland is painful and complex. A new law passed by Poland's ruling Law and Justice Party aims to make it simple. Signed by President Andrzej Duda on Feb. 6, the legislation imposes punishment of up to three years in prison for those who “publicly and against the facts ...
Brussels recently took the unprecedented step of initiating Article 7 proceedings against Poland that if agreed to by all other EU members would lead to Warsaw losing its voting rights. Hungary will not let that happen, says government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs. ZOLTAN KOVACS: Yes, indeed, we see that ...
Poland's 'Holocaust law': A diplomatic row between Israel and Poland was sparked after Warsaw passed a law that criminalizes ascribing blame for crimes committed by Nazi Germany to the Polish nation, including use of the term "Polish death camp." Berlin has repeatedly stated that Nazi Germany was ...
Paul Jones added that a lack of understanding between allies Warsaw and Washington only benefits their opponents. Despite pressure from the United States and Israel, Polish President Andrzej Duda recently signed into force a contested law which could mean a jail term for anyone who accuses Poland ...
"Ukrainian-Polish negotiations have begun in Warsaw at the level of Deputy Prime Ministers P. Rozenko and P. Glinski," Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister ... As UNIAN reported earlier, Polish President Andrzej Duda has requested that the Constitutional Court assess the constitutionality of articles of the ...
Ties between the two neighbors have been strained in recent years by differences over how the EU should deal with refugees and a pipeline project that Warsaw says will harm neighboring Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted the growing economic links between her country and Poland, and ...
Mosbacher has also penned two books on female empowerment. The PAP news agency reported that a former US envoy to Warsaw who asked not to be named said the appointment of Mosbacher as ambassador to Poland would be a political nomination of someone tied to the ruling party, rather than the ...
A Warsaw Ghetto museum is to be set up in a former Jewish paediatric hospital in central Warsaw, Polish Deputy Culture Minister Jarosław Sellin has said. The building which formerly housed the Jewish paediatric hospital in the Warsaw Ghetto. Photo: Adrian Grycuk/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0 pl).
Warsaw and Tallinn have the same security concerns and will coordinate their positions ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said after meeting his Estonian counterpart on Friday. Sven Mikser and Jacek Czaputowicz at a news conference in Warsaw.
WARSAW -- Poland's chief rabbi is urging Warsaw and Israel to show greater sensitivity and understanding of one another after weeks of tensions and fierce rhetoric between the two over a controversial law criminalizing any implication of Polish culpability for crimes committed on its soil during the ...
"Last year's growth... means that almost 3 million more passengers used our services than in 2016,” said Hubert Wojciechowski, head of marketing at the Warsaw airport. Chopin Airport is the largest in Poland. Last year it served 15.75 million passengers, up from 12.8 million in 2016, an increase of almost ...
European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans said on Thursday after meeting Poland's foreign minister that he hopes a solution will be found within weeks or months to a dispute between Brussels and Warsaw over contested reforms. Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz.
In a piece for Israeli daily Haaretz, published as relations between Israel and Poland remained tense after new anti-defamation rules were recently signed into law in Warsaw, Tamir spoke of her meeting in Israel with Lech Kaczyński in 2008. Tamir said Kaczyński told her that he understood Jews' pain and ...
US State Secretary Rex Tillerson's criticism of Poland's new anti-defamation law “shows the scale of the challenge” that Poland faces, Polish presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski has said. Krzysztof Szczerski, chief foreign policy adviser to Polish President Andrzej Duda. Photo: Flickr.com/Kancelaria ...
Polish President Andrzej Duda announces his decision to sign a legislation penalizing certain statements about the Holocaust, in Warsaw, Poland, ... But in a move that appeared designed to soften the impact of his decision, President Andrzej Duda said he would also ask Poland's constitutional court to ...
ON DISPLAY: The Neon Museum in Warsaw features more than 50 examples of neon signs from Poland's communist era. Text Size: A A A. By Natalie Skrzypczak. It all began with a sign that simply read “Berlin.” Ilona Karwinska found the communist-era neon advertising board in a Warsaw shop that used ...
Polish music fans were slightly disappointed to see only one Pole remaining in the race for prizes: Krystyna Wiśniewska, a 22-year-old student at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. One of the main goals of the competition, which opened on January 30 and runs until February 10, is to ...
U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the Warsaw Uprising monument in Poland on July 6, 2017, did not pass the truth test of the American press, or its stomach. “Trump's speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto,” said Vox in its headline, referring to the white nationalist movement.
First of all, speaking of the Polish law on the Institute of National Remembrance, it should be noted that Ukrainians themselves started calling the new legislation the way playing in the Kremlin's interests – people tend to brand it "the law of the Bandera ideology". That is, we are disseminating the message ...
JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Polish Prime Minister Matusz Moravitsky spoke by phone Sunday agreeing to open a dialogue to avoid further diplomatic fallout following Poland's initial approval of a law making it a criminal offense to mention Polish complicity in crimes ...
Speaking at a press conference following the meetings, Tillerson expressed gratitude for Poland's commitment to earmarking 2 percent of the country's GDP for security and investment in NATO infrastructure. He reiterated the US's stance on the Nordstream 2 pipeline, a planned gas link between Russia ...
If a real estate project does not have a great location, then it has to do something to make its location great. That was the problem facing Ghelamco, a Belgian-Polish developer, when it paid 85 million złoty (US$24 million) in 2006 for a two-hectare (5 acre) lot west of Warsaw's city center. The price was four ...
WARSAW: Poland's right-wing government said on Thursday it had no tolerance for neo-fascism, after opposition lawmakers charged that its nationalist, eurosceptic focus was helping to reinvigorate the far right. The issue has dominated local media since the commercial television station TVN showed on ...
FILE PHOTO: Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of the ruling party Law and Justice, attends a Parliament session in Warsaw, Poland, November 24, 2017. ... WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will not make any concessions in its dispute with the European Union over the country's judicial reforms, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, ...
In October 2016, Polish Airline LOT opened up a direct route between the two capital cities of Warsaw and Seoul. The frequency of flights was initially three times a week, but in less than a year it has been increased to five times a week. I believe this is one of the signs that demonstrate the fast-developing ...
In the same vein, entrepreneurship in Poland blends with cutting-edge tech industry knowledge to create a vibrant startup culture. Google opened one of its campuses in Warsaw in 2015. There, pioneering minds meet, up-skill and develop game-changing businesses — blazing a trail to the next Facebook ...
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo far-right demonstrators burn flares and wave flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland's National Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland. Polish authorities have arrested Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018 and charged three people with propagating fascism after a ...


 

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