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Poland's president has coronavirus, apologizes to contacts

President Andrzej Duda apologized "to all those who are exposed to quarantine procedures ... If I had had any symptoms, please believe...
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Poland president tests positive for COVID-19

Poland President Andrzej Duda tested positive for the coronavirus, his spokesperson announced Saturday, as the central European country...
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Thousands join Poland protests against strict abortion laws

Protests follow ruling that law allowing abortion of malformed foetuses is incompatible with constitutionThousands of people marched in cities across Poland on Saturday in the third straight day of protests against a near-total ban on abortion, with some promising further action in the coming days.The protesters were reacting to Thursday’s ruling by Poland’s highest court that an existing law allowing the abortion of malformed foetuses was incompatible with the constitution. Continue reading...
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Hundreds demonstrate in Warsaw after Poland's highest court imposes near total ban on abortion

Police in Poland used pepper spray against demonstrators after hundreds gathered in the capital of Warsaw to protest a near-total on abortion.
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Poland: scuffles erupt as thousands protest against abortion ban – video report

Police in Warsaw clashed with protesters during demonstrations against a constitutional tribunal ruling that imposes a near-total ban on abortion. Tens of thousands of people rallied across Poland on Friday, defying the country's tight coronavirus restrictionsPro-choice protesters march in Polish cities amid abortion ban anger Continue reading...
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President Andrzej Duda of Poland Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A spokesman said the head of state was feeling well despite a positive test result. A second political leader is also in isolation after...
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Poland’s President Duda tests positive for coronavirus

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus but is feeling well, his spokesman said...
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Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for Covid-19

Diagnosis comes as Poland imposes new restrictions in an effort to contain coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Polish president, Andrzej Duda, has tested positive for coronavirus.Duda’s spokesman, Błażej Spychalski, said on Twitter on Saturday that the 48-year-old conservative leader had been tested on Friday. He said the president felt well and was in isolation. Continue reading...
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Covid-19: Poland President Duda tests positive for virus

Andrzej Duda, 48, has contracted Covid-19 but is feeling "fine", a presidential minister says.
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Thousand of women protesting against Poland’s new abortion laws in cities across the country

Protesters rally in Warsaw and other cities after a court ruling bans almost all abortions.
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Poland moves to near-total ban on abortion, sparking protests

Poland's highest court ruled Thursday that abortions due to fetal defects are unconstitutional, moving the country towards a near-total ban on terminations and sparking angry protests in the capital Warsaw.
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Thousands protest across Poland against curbs on abortion access

Tens of thousands of people protested across Poland on Friday in defiance of tight coronavirus restrictions, following Thursday's ruling...
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Polish pro-choice protesters march against new law – in pictures

Pro-choice protesters marched in cities across Poland on Friday as public anger rose over a ruling banning almost all abortion in the country Continue reading...
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Polish pro-choice protesters march on cities amid abortion ban anger

Crowd confronts police outside home of Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Poland’s ruling partyPro-choice protesters marched in cities across Poland on Friday amid public anger over a ruling banning almost all abortion in the country.An angry crowd confronted riot police near the Warsaw house of Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland’s rightwing ruling party, and waved signs which read “You Have Blood on Your Hands” and “You are Building Women’s Hell”. Continue reading...
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Pro-choice protesters march in Polish cities amid abortion ban anger

Crowd confronts police outside home of Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of Poland’s ruling partyPro-choice protesters marched in cities across Poland on Friday amid public anger over a ruling banning almost all abortion in the country.An angry crowd confronted riot police near the Warsaw house of Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland’s rightwing ruling party, and waved signs that read, “You Have Blood on Your Hands” and “You are Building Women’s Hell”. Continue reading...
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Poland abortion ruling: Protests spread across the country

Protesters rally in Warsaw and other cities after a court toughens already strict rules.
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Footballer Robert Lewandowski — who once scored 5 goals in 9 minutes —  explains why success is about more than just talent

Business Insider Success doesn't happen by chance, according to Robert Lewandowski, the famous Bayern Munich striker and the captain of Poland's national football team. Robert Lewandowski, who was named Europe's top footballer, shared his journey to success and tips for making it in your career with attendees of Business Insider's Global Trends Festival.  Lewandowski said that hard work, determination, and the support of loved ones is crucial to success, and that both companies and sports ...
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Virus hitting hard in Central and Eastern European countries that rode out first wave

Poland announced sweeping new anti-Covid restrictions on Friday as the number of virus infections surged dramatically across Central and Eastern Europe. Ministers in the European Union's largest ex-Communist state tightened the rules in response to an infections spike that threatens to overwhelm public health care. There are fears that having avoided the worst of Europe's first wave of infections in the Spring, Poland and other neighbouring European nations have allowed complacency to pr...
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Poland moves to near-total ban on abortion, sparking protests

Poland's highest court ruled Thursday that abortions due to fetal defects are unconstitutional, moving the country towards a near-total ban on terminations and sparking angry protests in the capital Warsaw.
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Finland is the 'most sustainable' country, say expats

How 'green' is life in your work country?That's the question InterNations asked its network of expats.The United States ended 30th out of 60 countries. InterNations, the world's largest expat network, has delivered a global ranking with a twist. For the first time, it's asked its members to rate the environmental and sustainability qualities of their work countries. The best country for a sustainable life abroad: Finland. The worst: India. The U.S. lands exactly in the middle, at #30.The ranki...
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Poland braces for more protests over abortion ban ruling

Demonstrations planned amid anger over court decision banning almost all abortionsProtests are planned for various Polish cities this weekend amid public anger over a ruling banning almost all abortion in the country.Poland already has some of the most draconian abortion laws in Europe, and on Thursday a constitutional tribunal ruled that one of the few exceptions to the ban – cases of severe foetal impairment – should also be made illegal. These cases, which hardline Catholic anti-abortion acti...
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The price of choice - the fight over abortion in Poland | photo essay

After a court ruling in Poland imposed a near-total ban on abortions, police used pepper spray against those protesting against the changes.Polish photojournalist Kasia Strek, based between Paris and Warsaw, has covered the past few years of debate, protest and activism over Poland’s restrictive abortion laws as part of a wider project on abortion around the worldPoland, where the Catholic church remains hugely powerful, and rightwing social conservatives are in power, has some of the most restr...
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The price of choice

Polish photojournalist Kasia Strek has covered the past few years of debate, protest and activism over Poland’s restrictive abortion laws
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5 things to know for October 23: Debate, election, coronavirus, immigration, Poland

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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Biden compared Trump's relationship with Kim Jong Un to America's 'good relationship with Hitler' before the war

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Joe Biden accused President Trump of "legitimizing" the "thug" leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un. Biden on Thursday said that North Korea had become a stronger military threat to the US under Trump's watch. The president defended his efforts to improve ties with North Korea, insisting: "Having a good relationship with leaders of other countries is a good thing." Biden likened Trump's relationship with Kim Jong-un to the US having a "good relationship" with Ad...
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Declassified Files Reveal a Possible Spy in Poland—Named James Bond (Thanks to Rod Nunley)
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Poland abortion ruling: Police use pepper spray against protesters

Pepper spray is used against crowds in Warsaw after Thursday's controversial court ruling.
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Poland plans curbs on restaurants to contain virus: government aide

Poland's government plans to limit restaurant activity to serving only takeaway food in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the cabinet's top medical adviser said on Friday, after a series of daily infection records. According to the Wirtualna Polska internet portal, the government also plans to introduce a ban on gatherings of more than five people, and to allow children to leave their homes during the day only in the company of an adult. The government's spokesman was unavailabl...
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Polish court rules against abortion due to fetal defects

Poland's highest court has ruled that abortions due to fetal defects are unconstitutional, moving the country towards a near-total ban on terminations.
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Polish court rules against abortion due to fetal defects

Poland's highest court has ruled that abortions due to fetal defects are unconstitutional, moving the country towards a near-total ban on terminations.
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