Poland sets presidential election for 10 May

By |februar 6th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Civic Platform, Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, Robert Biedron|

Poland will hold the first round of its presidential election on 10 May, the speaker of parliament announced on Wednesday (5 February), with incumbent President Andrzej Duda tipped as the favourite.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland sets presidential election for 10 May

Amid beefed up security cooperation, Poland inks contract for US-made F-35 fighter jets

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Donald Trump, F-35, fighter jet, Fort Trump, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland|

Poland signed a $4.6 billion deal with the United States on Friday (31 January) for the purchase of 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, which Polish officials called a significant step toward strengthening the security of the country and the region.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Amid beefed up security cooperation, Poland inks contract for US-made F-35 fighter jets

Macron launches charm offensive to win over Poland

By |januar 29th, 2020|agriculture, Andrzej Duda, Emmanuel Macron, France, judicial reform, Law and Justice Party, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, Pologne|

French President Emmanuel Macron will pay his first visit to Poland on 3 and 4 February. With the two countries not seeing eye to eye on several issues, including the rule of law and climate protection, this is expected to be an interesting meeting. EU...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron launches charm offensive to win over Poland

Poland, Israel condemn resurgent anti-Semitism at Auschwitz commemoration

By |januar 28th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, anti-Semitism, Holocaust, Israel, Jews, Nazi Germany, News, Poland, Reuven Rivlin, World War II|

The presidents of Israel and Poland called on Monday (27 January) for greater efforts to combat anti-Semitism as the world marked 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp amid concerns over a global resurgence of anti-Jewish prejudice.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland, Israel condemn resurgent anti-Semitism at Auschwitz commemoration

Polish parliament approves judge ‘muzzle law’, opposition denounces ‘coup d’état’

By |januar 24th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Article 7, European Court of Justice, Malgorzata Gersdorf, News, Poland, rule of law|

Poland's parliament on Thursday (23 January) approved a controversial draft law aimed at disciplining judges who question government judicial reforms that the European Union says are out of step with the rule of law.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish parliament approves judge ‘muzzle law’, opposition denounces ‘coup d’état’

Polish centre-left taps gay MEP as presidential candidate

By |januar 8th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Catholic church, gay rights, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, Robert Biedron|

Poland's left-wing parties on Tuesday (7 January) approved Robert Biedron, an openly gay politician, as their candidate in the May presidential election.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish centre-left taps gay MEP as presidential candidate

Who will be the new president of Poland?

By |november 12th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Donald Tusk, News, Poland, Polish presidential elections 2020, Radoslaw Sikorski|

After European Council President Donald Tusk announced he will not run for the Polish presidency a week ago, more opposition candidates may consider a run. New names have already started to appear on the roster.

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At WWII anniversary, Germany asks forgiveness while Poland demands compensations

By |september 2nd, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Crimea annexation, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Germany, Mateusz Morawiecki, Nazi Germany, News, PiS, Poland, Russia, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

Germany's president asked for forgiveness for his country on Sunday (1 September) for the suffering of the Polish people during World War Two as Poland marked 80 years since the Nazi German invasion that unleashed the deadliest conflict in human history.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za At WWII anniversary, Germany asks forgiveness while Poland demands compensations

Washington needles Germany with threat of US troops relocation to Poland

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Andrzej Duda, burden sharing, defence spending, Donald Trump, Fort Trump, Germany, Nato, News, Poland, Ramstein Air Base, United States, US troops|

Washington has talked for some time of relocating US troops from Germany because of its annoyance with Berlin's military spending shortfalls. But President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Poland in September could give it another twist.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Washington needles Germany with threat of US troops relocation to Poland

Poland to hold parliamentary election on 13 October

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Andrzej Duda, Law and Justice, News, PiS, Poland, Polish parliamentary election|

The Polish president's office confirmed on Tuesday (6 August) that the country will hold its parliamentary election on 13 October, which most pollsters expect the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party to win thanks to generous social spending and robust e...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland to hold parliamentary election on 13 October