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Pawel Florkiewicz

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 opposition demands minister's dismissal over election 'embarrassment'

10 May 2020

WARSAW Polish opposition lawmakers on Friday called for the dismissal of a government minister tasked with organising Sunday's presidential election, after the ruling coalition unexpectedly said the vote could not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 1-Polish opposition demands minister's dismissal over election 'embarrassment'

09 May 2020

WARSAW, May 8 Polish opposition lawmakers on Friday called for the dismissal of a government minister tasked with organising Sunday's presidential election, after the ruling coalition unexpectedly said the vote could not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Polish opposition, junior ruling party seek election delay

20 Apr 2020

WARSAW Politicians from Poland's ruling alliance and the opposition began talks on Monday on delaying next month's presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, amid deep divisions that could deprive the conservative government of its majority.

Polish opposition, junior ruling party seek election delay

20 Apr 2020

WARSAW, April 20 Politicians from Poland's ruling alliance and the opposition began talks on Monday on delaying next month's presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, amid deep divisions that could deprive the conservative government of its majority.

Poland reopens green spaces but unclear on election amid epidemic

17 Apr 2020

WARSAW Poles will have to cover their noses and mouths in public until a coronavirus vaccine is found, the health minister said on Thursday, as the government eased a few of the restrictions that have brought daily life to a virtual standstill.

UPDATE 3-Poland to begin easing coronavirus curbs from Sunday with eye on May vote

14 Apr 2020

* Ruling party leader: Coronavirus crisis revealing weak EU (Updates with quotes from ruling party leader)

Poland tightens restrictions further against coronavirus

31 Mar 2020

WARSAW Poland will impose further restrictions on public life, including closing parks and hotels, to curb the spread of coronavirus and avoid the fate of Italy and Spain, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.

Polish c.bank will discuss rate cut if growth seen under 3% - Sura

11 Mar 2020

WARSAW, March 11 If the Polish central bank's July inflation report indicates that economic growth in 2020 will come in below 3%, the Monetary Policy Council (MPC) will have to start discussing a rate cut, rate-setter Rafal Sura told Reuters.

Polish central banker Ancyparowicz expects stable rates until 2022

15 Nov 2019

WARSAW, Nov 15 Polish interest rates are likely to remain on hold until 2022, but if data pointed to a serious slowdown a rate cut would be a possibility, central banker Grazyna Ancyparowicz told Reuters.

World News

Insults and interruptions mar first Trump-Biden debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden battled fiercely over Trump's record on the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare and the economy in a chaotic and bad-tempered first debate marked by personal insults and Trump's repeated interruptions.