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.
WARSAW Poland's Law and Justice (PiS) party chief Jaroslaw Kaczynski may take over supervision of the powerful justice ministry, officials said on Thursday, as PiS and its allies in government hold talks to avert a breakdown of their three-party coalition.
WARSAW, Sept 4 Poland's top banks have set aside
more than 1.96 billion zloty ($525 million) in total to pay for
Swiss franc-denominated mortgages, recent filings analysed by
Reuters show, after Polish courts recently ruled many were
mis-sold to borrowers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
* Duda pleads for unity in polarised Poland
(Adds final result, congratulations from Ursula von der Leyen)
Warschau Polens Präsident Andrzej Duda ist nach Auszählung fast aller Stimmen für fünf Jahre knapp wiedergewählt worden.
Warschau Bei der Stichwahl um das Präsidentenamt in Polen zeichnet sich laut einer Nachwahlbefragung ein hauchdünner Vorsprung für den konservativen Amtsinhaber Andrzej Duda ab.