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Polish president accuses German-owned tabloid of election meddling

8:09am IST

WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda suggested on Friday that Germany was trying to meddle in the presidential election after a German-owned tabloid newspaper reported on a pardon that he granted to a man who had served his sentence in a paedophilia case.

Polish president accuses German-owned tabloid of election meddling

12:09am IST

WARSAW, July 3 Polish President Andrzej Duda suggested on Friday that Germany was trying to meddle in the presidential election after a German-owned tabloid newspaper reported on a pardon that he granted to a man who had served his sentence in a paedophilia case.

UPDATE 5-Polish president Duda faces tough run-off vote on July 12

29 Jun 2020

* Opinion polls show hotly contested race (Adds opinion polls, quotes)

Polish presidential vote puts government's reforms on the line

25 Jun 2020

WARSAW Poles vote on Sunday in a closely-fought presidential election critical to the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) government's hopes of implementing its conservative agenda, including judicial reforms the European Union says undermine democracy.

Poland's Jewish leaders deplore stigmatisation of LGBT people

16 Jun 2020

WARSAW Jewish community leaders in Warsaw on Tuesday voiced their opposition to the "dehumanising" language they say is being used against LGBT (lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender) people in Poland's presidential election campaign.

Polish president compares 'LGBT ideology' to Soviet indoctrination

13 Jun 2020

BRZEG, Poland Poland's president compared LGBT "ideology" to communist doctrine in a campaign speech on Saturday, as LGBT rights become a hotly debated issue ahead of a June 28 presidential election in the staunchly Catholic country.

Polish archbishop refers child abuse negligence case to Vatican

17 May 2020

WARSAW The Polish Catholic Church's most senior archbishop notified the Vatican on Saturday of a Polish bishop accused of shielding priests known to have sexually abused children.

Polish priest puts up giant solar cross in climate fight

20 Apr 2020

PLESZEW, Poland By night, the 40-foot-tall cross on the Catholic church in central Poland offers a neon light show of blue, red or purple. By day, the cross produces the electricity to power the church's lighting, heating and air conditioning. | Video

Poland stands by presidential vote plan as byelections go ahead

22 Mar 2020

WARSAW Poland went ahead with six byelections on Sunday and reaffirmed plans to hold presidential elections on May 10 as pressure rises to call off the poll amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Poland stands by presidential vote plan as byelections go ahead

22 Mar 2020

WARSAW, March 22 Poland went ahead with six byelections on Sunday and reaffirmed plans to hold presidential elections on May 10 as pressure rises to call off the poll amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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