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Poland Abortion Ruling Sparks One of Country’s Largest Protests in Years

WARSAW—Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through Warsaw on Friday protesting a ruling by a top court earlier this month that made one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws even tighter.Abortion has been largely banned in Poland since 1993 except in cases of rape, incest, when the mother’s life is at risk or in the case…

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Poland reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective coverall fills up the form before performing tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a drive-thru testing centre in Warsaw, Poland, October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper PempelWARSAW (Reuters) – Poland reported a record 13,632 new coronavirus infections on Friday, health ministry data showed, as the government prepared to announce…

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Poland ramps up health training as COVID-19 cases hit fresh records

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland is ramping up training for nurses and could consider setting up military field hospitals for coronavirus patients, as daily reported cases hit a new record of 6,526 on Wednesday, officials said.Health authorities say Poland has enough hospital beds and respirators for now to tackle the pandemic but localised shortages cannot be…

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Video: Poland welcomes Jan Blachowicz home with massive hero’s welcome following UFC title win

By Nolan King, The Blue Corner | September 28, 2020 6:10 pm The UFC crowned the second Polish champion in company history Saturday – and the celebration is still going. New UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz touched down on native soil Monday following a trip home from his title-earning second-round victory over Dominick Reyes…

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Gregory Poland on the COVID-19 Vaccine Timeline

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Poland Is Not Homophobic.

The dashboard camera faces down a side road where a man, who is recording the scene too, is confronted by a pair vying to snatch his phone away. After several failed attempts, a third assailant erupts, punching the man in the head and wrestling him to the ground. The video gets worse in the full…

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US hits Poland, others in Europe over Holocaust claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is criticizing a number of eastern and central European nations, including Poland, for failing to compensate Holocaust victims and their families and communities for property seized during Nazi occupation in World War II as the numbers of survivors dwindles due to age.In a report issued Wednesday, the State Department…

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A divided Poland holds presidential vote delayed by pandemic

Vanessa Gera, The Associated Press Sunday Jun 28, 2020 at 6:00 AM WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poles voted in a presidential election Sunday that was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic and was taking place amid deep cultural and political divisions in the European Union nation.President Andrzej Duda, a 48-year-old conservative backed by the nationalist ruling Law and Justice party, was…

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US, EU keep close eye as Poland votes in key election

By Mary SIBIERSKI (AFP)     7 hours ago in World The future of Poland’s right-wing government hangs in the balance as Poles prepare to vote on Sunday in a tight election that had to be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.Ahead of the vote, President Andrzej Duda this week visited Washington where he received…

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Poland picks chief justice candidates amid judicial overhaul

Poland’s Supreme Court judges have selected five candidates for a new court president, a crucial post in the continuing struggle over the shape of the country’s judiciary. Government critics fear that a chief justice sympathetic to the governing party may further reduce judicial independence in Poland. More: ‘A well-planned battle for control of Poland’s judiciary’…