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Why Poles want more of this man's populist message

Added: 18.10.2019 6:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Millions of families feel for the first time that the party ruling Poland cares about their dignity.

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Poland plans bill to criminalize 'promoting underage sex'

Added: 16.10.2019 17:55 | 14 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers from Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) have begun work on a bill to criminalize "the promotion of underage sexual activity", in a move which aims to boost their credentials with staunchly Catholic voters but which has angered liberals and women's rights activists.


[Ticker] Poland's government to criminalise sex education

Added: 16.10.2019 9:03 | 14 views | 0 comments

Teachers who give sex education classes said to "encourage students to become sexually active" or who give information about contraceptives in Polish schools could face up to five years in prison under a new bill designed to prevent "paedophilia", which has won the backing of the ruling Law and Justice party. "It [the law] is a sick idea," Joanna Scheuring-Wielgus, an opposition MP, told Polish daily

[Opinion] Polish election: analysing why PiS won

Added: 16.10.2019 7:47 | 8 views | 0 comments

Support for democracy was particularly low in Poland with only 19 percent consistently supporting democracy - only Hungary and Bulgaria scored lower.

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U.N. Security Council to meet on Syria, likely on Wednesday: diplomats

Added: 15.10.2019 15:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

The United Nations Security Council will likely meet on Wednesday to discuss latest developments in Syria, diplomats said, adding that a closed-door discussion had been requested by the body’s five European members - Britain, France, Germany, Belgium and Poland. 


[Ticker] EIB fails to end fossil-fuel financing from 2020

Added: 15.10.2019 14:17 | 6 views | 0 comments

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the world's biggest multi-lateral lender, on Tuesday failed to agree a new energy lending policy that would end financing fossil fuel projects from next year. Despite the requests of NGOs, governments and the public, some EU member states - Germany, Italy, Poland, Latvia and Spain - wanted the EIB to continue to finance certain gas projects, according to Reuters.

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Poland's PiS mulls personnel changes to energy brief in new government

Added: 15.10.2019 9:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is considering some changes in the government after it won a weekend parliamentary election, including in the field of energy policy, Jacek Sasin, a PiS member and Deputy Prime Minister said on Tuesday.


Reasons for cautious optimism on Brexit talks: Polish minister

Added: 15.10.2019 7:45 | 8 views | 0 comments

There are reasons for cautious optimism on reaching a deal between the European Union and Britain on a divorce agreement, Poland's Europe minister Konrad Szymanski told reporters on Tuesday on entering a meeting of EU ministers.

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